The quilt world gained a valuable asset when Grace Errea made the transition from high-level corporate executive to full-time textile artist, designer, author, and teacher. After sharing striking examples of her "value based" contemporary-realistic work, Grace shows and explains an eight-value fabric chart, oversees an impromptu workshop involving the studio audience, and reveals the materials and methods she uses to create and build the patterns for her quilts. All this, plus Alex demos a lightweight, snuggly receiving blanket that features the surprising combination of flannel and voile.
Alex teaches how make a receiving blanket for both babies and adults.
Grace Errea joins us and shares her incredible quilts and quilting journey.
Grace teaches the importance of value to create smashing pictorial quilts and teaches how to both view and use it.
Grace continues teaching - this time her revolutionary appliqué technique.
Grace talks about her previous career as an executive for IBM and what life is like now being a quilter in retirement.