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Show 1607 - The Art of Color Braiding

Featuring: Jane Hardy Miller / Peg Pennell

Posts On: March 30, 2015


Quilter Jane Hardy Miller stitched together her first French Braid quilt many years ago. Over the ensuing decades she has refined and elevated the pattern into a complex design with 12 colors and a sophisticated palette. The results are stunning! Jane shares her secrets for selecting fabrics, which are often surprising, and using contrasting colors, accents, and different values. She demonstrates her COB technique – working out from the Center Of the Braid. She takes us on tours of both of her studios and talks about the highs and lows of each one. We continue the studio tours in Nebraska, where quilter Peg Pennell shares her space. Her quilts are unique because of their shapes, but they also feature heavy quilting, beading and embellishment. You will learn a lot from Peg!

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Links to Artists:

Jane Hardy Miller (Urban Elementz)

Peg Pennell

From Chapter One:

Jane Hardy Miller, or “Rusty”, shares her quilt journey and incredible French braid quilts.

From Chapter Two:

Jane teaches her secrets for selecting fabrics to ensure dynamic results.

From Chapter Three:

Jane continues teaching how to construct a French braid quilt – including her COB (Center Out Braid) technique.

From Chapter Four:

TQS catches up with Peg Pennell at home who, along with sharing her studio, teaches some terrific embellishment techniques.

After Set:

Jane talks about her two different studios, one in Miami and one in Texas.

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#2 cbaduy 2018-12-15 07:37
Can anyone help me with the contact information for Jane Hardy Miller?
I would like to have her as a speaker on my guild. I understand she have a studio in Texas.
Thank you very much in advance.
#1 fran4186 2016-03-20 22:35
Loved the Shisha mirror attachment tip with the beads!
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