An early career in couture clothing gave way to the quilting life for fiber artist, quiltmaker, innovative designer, and colorist Dianne S. Hire...and she's never looked back. Dianne brings along a fantastic show and tell of her unique and colorful quilts, gives us the scoop on how she makes "wedgies" and "danglers" to enhance her work, and partakes in an informative Q&A exchange with our studio audience. Also on tap: Alex shares some of her best sewing tips for when things "go funky!" and we head off to the Katy, TX, home of quilt artist Tom Russell to take a look at his work and reap the benefits of his best techniques and tips.
Alex teaches how to avoid piecing woes when weirdo shapes don't line up.
Dianne S. Hire shares both her story and her vivaciously brilliant quilts with TQS.
Dianne teaches her signature Danglers, Wedgies, Curvies and Tabbies for Ricky.
Dianne answers questions from the audience. Then, Tom Russell opens his home and shares his creative talent to TQS.
Dianne shares insight into her family, gardening practices, and talks about being a breast cancer survivor.