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Show 907 - Get UnRuly: Playing with Words

Featuring: Tonya Ricucci

Posts On: September 26, 2011

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Prepare for some fun, as that UnRuly Quilter, Tonya Ricucci, shows you how to get your message across with "word play" on your quilts. Tonya - an author and popular blogger - shares a sampling of her whimsical quilts, and demonstrates her fun-and-freeing techniques and tips for piecing improvisational letters, words, and phrases. Alex "gets a word in" too, demonstrating how to make easy fabric letters with the aid of an index card. Then we head off to the Rocky Mountain town of Estes Park, CO, to check in with textile artist Patty Hawkins, who treats us to a look at her beautiful quilts, inspired by the ever-changing Colorado landscape and crafted from her own luscious fabrics.

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Links to the Artists:

Tonya Ricucci

Patty Hawkins

From Chapter One:

Unruly quilter Tonya Ricucci shares her quilt story and quilts with TQS.
Gwen Marston
Click Here to order Word Play Quilts.
Anna Williams
Nancy Crow

From Chapter Two:

Tonya teaches her easy and fun improvisational word play piecing technique.

From Chapter Three:

Alex teaches her Mom´s easy lettering techniques which are perfect for appliquè.
Sulky
Dye Candy Fabrics
Creative Grids
Olfa Art Knife

From Chapter Four:

Patty Hawkins opens her world to us in Estes Park, Co.



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Chapters:

  1. Ricky demos the Sumter Rose quilt block.
  2. Meet Mary Kerr and see her quilts.
  3. Mary shares tips for evaluating orphan blocks and how to use them.
  4. Learn how to use an orphan block to create a charming pillow.
  5. After Set: Mary comes from a family of artists. We see her collection of hand thrown jugs that feature faces.



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