Sneak a peek into how our own Block of the Month designer, Sue Garman, is able to "set up" an entire appliqué block using quick and easy steps to save you valuable time. We guarantee it will be an, "Aha, that's how she does it" moment. Wouldn't you love to play on a long-arm machine? Watch Merrily Parker, shop owner, teacher and prolific quilterl, as she teaches Alex to write her name on the smallest of the Gammill machines. Ricky also gives us a treat by showing how to create a totally new design by turning a traditional block on point.
Merrily Parker shows off a Gammill longarm.
Ricky offers up design basics that every quilter should know, and also shows how to create a totally new design by turning a traditional block on point. Then we meet Sue Garman, our 2008 Block Of the Month designer, who shares her story and quilts with us.
Alex and Ricky provide storage tips for your quilting tools. Sue talks about some of her signature appliqué tricks with Alex.
Sue, Alex, and Ricky answer questions from the TQS audience.
Sue talks about her previous profession before being a full-time quilter, associate director of the Johnson Space Center in Houston and the deputy cheif of staff for NASA.