Award-winning quilt artist Teri Cherne is a quilter with sheer determination. As an artist, she didn’t let a little thing like two bouts of cancer keep her from creating. Known for her incredibly detailed and precise work, Teri shares how she drafts an entire quilt before needle ever hits thread. But that’s not all, she loves adding interesting details in her binding that she calls, "The frame for your picture."
You won't believe the results.
Then Alex shares a contemporary rendition of an antique Shoo-Fly quilt as a way to honor and treasure those who stitched before.
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From Chapter One:
Alex demonstrates her take on a contemporary Shoo-Fly block.
From Chapter Two:
Alex and Ricky talk to Teri about her start in quilting and take a look at her quilts.
From Chapter Three:
Teri uses a vector drawing program to design an entire quilt before cutting into a piece of fabric. The vector drawing program allows her to create quilting designs that fit perfectly into her quilt. Not having a drawing background, Teri shows how easy it is to size, draw, and audtion ideas for a piece.
From Chapter Four:
Teri shares a unique technique for creating a trim that will become the binding of the quilt.
After her second bout with cancer, Teri and her husband put their house up for sale and traveled the US in their RV. They visited every state in the continental US. Teri shares photos of the trip.