For years, contemporary quilt artist, author, and teacher Velda Newman has wowed the quilt world with her amazing, up-close renderings of flowers, fruit, and other natural subjects. In this technique-and-tip-packed show, Velda demonstrates how to paint on fabric (using an apple from her quilt, Sunkissed) and how to create a realistic, dimensional leaf with pintucks. In addition, Velda discusses how to design for scale with the aid of a photograph. If you've ever wondered how she does it, this is the show that will tell you. Don't miss it!
Velda Newman shares her spectacular quilts with us on location from Northern California.
Velda teaches her trademark painting techniques - "It's EASY!"
Velda teaches an innovative machine technique, which helps to bring quilts to life with line and texture.
Velda shares where she gathers her inspiration and more details on her designing process.
Velda talks about her love of handwork, decorating her hourse, and getting "picked" to be featured in Oprah's magazine.