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Show 1309 - Enter the 3rd Dimension with Quilted Sculpture

Featuring: Susan Else

Posts On: October 28, 2013


In this show, you'll meet "quilt sculptor" and teacher Susan Else, who made the leap from "flat quilts" to one-of-a-kind, three-dimensional quilted works and has never looked back. After showing a selection of her incredible quilted sculptures, Susan demonstrates how she uses felt, fabric-wrapped floral wire, and couching to create dimensional leaves, helps Alex construct a 3-D diorama, and shares some excellent tips for adapting your cutting tools to accommodate physical limitations. In addition, Alex demos the fast-and-fun, paper-pieced fan block that she used in her colorful quilt Hot Flash. Don't miss it!

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Links to the Artists:

Susan Else (Susan Else Sculpture)

Alex Anderson (Alex Anderson Quilts)

From Chapter One:

Alex teaches how easy it is to make a fan quilt. (Click here for Hot Flash Fan Block)

From Chapter Two:

Susan Else tells us her history and shares her incredible quilted sculptural work.

From Chapter Three:

Susan demonstrates how she uses felt, fabric-wrapped floral wire, and couching to create dimension in your work.

From Chapter Four:

Susan shows how to construct a whimsical diorama.

After Set:

Susan gives Alex and Ricky a tour of her mobile studio, AKA her and her husband's trailer.

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