You wanted to know how Ricky Tims got his start, so join Ricky as he charts the journey from his quilting roots to his current artistry. See his special "bargain basement sale fabrics" quilt. In this show you will peek over his shoulder as he designs a Kaleidoscope quilt. What does Ricky do with a printer that is bigger than an ironing board? He creates stunning art prints. Finally, enjoy a special Kaleidoscope video showcasing quilts from Ricky's students.
Alex and Ricky take a look at Ricky's quilts from earlier in his career.
Ricky demonstrates how to draw, cut, sew, and press in preparing for a Kool Kaleidoscope quilt. Then Ricky cuts out the shapes and builds the Kool Kaleidoscope on the design wall.
Ricky answers questions from the audience, such as explaining the sew order of the Kool Kaleidsocope quilt, and then shares a Kaleidsocope video surprise for our TQS family. Afterward, Alex and Ricky discuss his Kaleidsocope video.
Ricky talks about his love of photography and how Beth Wheeler, featured in Show 211: Altered Photo Artistry, inspired him to create his own photo montage Giclee fine art prints.