Do your Eight-Pointed Star blocks "tent" in the center? Is a button your solution for mismatched center seams? If so, this is definitely the show for you! Join master quiltmaker and author Elsie Campbell as she demonstrates her award-winning techniques and favorite tools for achieving pieced perfection with this problematic block. In addition, Alex shows how focusing on a simple traditional shape - in this case, the half-square triangle - can add pizzazz to your quilt. And you'll love this!! - Gregory Case, TQS' Photo Man, takes us on a nostalgic and fun-filled photo journey of TQS history.
Alex demonstrates basic design tips for jazzing up a traditional quilt. Then, Bob Purcell of Superior Threads talks about thread weights.
Elsie Campbell shares her quilts.
Alex and Ricky discuss whether or not you should pre-wash your commercial fabrics. Afterwards, Elsie discusses fabric with Ricky and demonstrates precision piecing.
Gregory Case, TQS' resident Photo Man, stops by to show behind the scenes shots from TQS tapings.
Elsie talks about her Wall Flower DVD, making time to sew all her different projects, and her involvement in her quilt guild.