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Quilting Arts

Quilting Arts promises a new look for quilting television, with something for everyone who loves quilting. The show combines basic traditional quilt techniques every quilter needs to know with contemporary art designs and techniques. Host Patricia (Pokey) Bolton, invites quilt artists each week into her studio to share their expertise. She opens each show with a short feature relating to the show's theme. Tech savvy quilters will love the weekly digital segments. Also featured on each show is Sue Hausmann in a machine quilting segment.

Quilting Arts  
  • For The Love of Stitch
    Thursday, May 23
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    A simple stitch is a powerful design tool. Wearable art maker Jenny Lyon shares tips for free motion quilting. Textile artist MJ Kinman uses non-directional patterns to create a see-through effect in jewel quilts. Art quilter Susan Brubaker Knapp melts bubbles and stitches high-density synthetic materials for artful effects.
  • For The Love of Stitch
    Saturday, May 25
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    A simple stitch is a powerful design tool. Wearable art maker Jenny Lyon shares tips for free motion quilting. Textile artist MJ Kinman uses non-directional patterns to create a see-through effect in jewel quilts. Art quilter Susan Brubaker Knapp melts bubbles and stitches high-density synthetic materials for artful effects.
  • Imaginative Design
    Thursday, May 30
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Take innovative ideas and turn them into quilts. Author and quilter Joyce Becker designs charming applique landscape quilts. Photographer and quilt maker Heidi Proffetty uses today's technology to design mosaic quilts. Luana Rubin explores the colors and patterns that inspired artist William Morris.
  • Imaginative Design
    Saturday, June 1
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Take innovative ideas and turn them into quilts. Author and quilter Joyce Becker designs charming applique landscape quilts. Photographer and quilt maker Heidi Proffetty uses today's technology to design mosaic quilts. Luana Rubin explores the colors and patterns that inspired artist William Morris.
  • Improv
    Thursday, June 6
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Break loose from the tried and true - improvise! Abstract art quilter Cindy Grisdela makes colorful improv blocks from scraps and sets them in various ways. Textile artist Malka Dubrawsky uses primarily black and white to make bold designs. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp mashes it all up with interesting embellishments she creates.
  • Improv
    Saturday, June 8
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Break loose from the tried and true - improvise! Abstract art quilter Cindy Grisdela makes colorful improv blocks from scraps and sets them in various ways. Textile artist Malka Dubrawsky uses primarily black and white to make bold designs. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp mashes it all up with interesting embellishments she creates.
  • Tech/Computer Design
    Thursday, June 13
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilt artists use technology to push the creative limits. Designer Heidi Proffetty edits photos and turns the digital images into mosaic quilts. Fiber artist Martha Wolfe uses a photo editing program to filter and grayscale fabrics to determine value. Susan Brubaker Knapp uses her camera as a design tool to assess value and composition.
  • Tech/Computer Design
    Saturday, June 15
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilt artists use technology to push the creative limits. Designer Heidi Proffetty edits photos and turns the digital images into mosaic quilts. Fiber artist Martha Wolfe uses a photo editing program to filter and grayscale fabrics to determine value. Susan Brubaker Knapp uses her camera as a design tool to assess value and composition.
  • Inspired By Color
    Thursday, June 20
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Experiment with color. Fabric dye specialist Cindy Lohbeck folds and clamps fabric in the tradition of Shibori dyeing to create color-rich patterns. Modern quilter Timna Tarr creates different effects in colors capes by changing the background fabric. Luana Rubin discusses the industry trend of digital fabric printing.
  • Inspired By Color
    Saturday, June 22
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Experiment with color. Fabric dye specialist Cindy Lohbeck folds and clamps fabric in the tradition of Shibori dyeing to create color-rich patterns. Modern quilter Timna Tarr creates different effects in colors capes by changing the background fabric. Luana Rubin discusses the industry trend of digital fabric printing.
  • Inspired to Quilt
    Thursday, June 27
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Search for inspiration in familiar surroundings. Fiber artist Sherry Kleinman makes a family tree quilt to treasure for generations. Quilt artist Joyce Becker quickly creates charming matted landscapes that capture travel memories and make great gifts.
  • Inspired to Quilt
    Saturday, June 29
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Search for inspiration in familiar surroundings. Fiber artist Sherry Kleinman makes a family tree quilt to treasure for generations. Quilt artist Joyce Becker quickly creates charming matted landscapes that capture travel memories and make great gifts.
  • Texture
    Thursday, July 4
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Look beyond fabric to add depth and texture. Teacher and fiber artist Libby Williamson adds color and patterns to found papers and collages them onto canvas or vintage linens. Artist and quilter Laurie Russman takes quilts into the third dimension by adding surface elements and thread painting.
  • Texture
    Saturday, July 6
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Look beyond fabric to add depth and texture. Teacher and fiber artist Libby Williamson adds color and patterns to found papers and collages them onto canvas or vintage linens. Artist and quilter Laurie Russman takes quilts into the third dimension by adding surface elements and thread painting.
  • Paint
    Thursday, July 11
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Express your inner artist with paint. Textile artist Maggie Vanderweit uses aerial views and natural textures as she paints and over paints fabrics. Fiber artisan Lisa Walton changes things up a bit as she quilts first, then paints, to create rich, opulent designs.
  • Paint
    Saturday, July 13
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Express your inner artist with paint. Textile artist Maggie Vanderweit uses aerial views and natural textures as she paints and over paints fabrics. Fiber artisan Lisa Walton changes things up a bit as she quilts first, then paints, to create rich, opulent designs.
  • Materials
    Thursday, July 18
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Transform the everyday into something extraordinary. Mixed media artist Libby Williamson paints and stitches used tea bags to make artful books and banners. Artist and quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum uses sheer fabrics to create colorful floral designs.
  • Materials
    Saturday, July 20
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Transform the everyday into something extraordinary. Mixed media artist Libby Williamson paints and stitches used tea bags to make artful books and banners. Artist and quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum uses sheer fabrics to create colorful floral designs.
  • Asian Influences
    Thursday, July 25
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Look to the Far East for inspiration. Fabric artist Cindy Lohbeck uses modern tools to dye fabrics in the Arashi style of shibori. Quilter Pepper Cory follows the concept of kintsugi as she up-cycles her work with respect and thoughtful use of time and resources.
  • Asian Influences
    Saturday, July 27
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Look to the Far East for inspiration. Fabric artist Cindy Lohbeck uses modern tools to dye fabrics in the Arashi style of shibori. Quilter Pepper Cory follows the concept of kintsugi as she up-cycles her work with respect and thoughtful use of time and resources.
  • Embellish with Stitch and Stuff
    Thursday, August 1
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Add more layers to embellish art quilts. Fiber artist Joyce Becker uses organza, pastels and sparkling fibers to create new color values. Innovative quilter Libby Williamson combines soft fabric and hardware for special effects. Editor and quilter Vivika DeNegre stitches a zippered pouch with patches of beautiful Asian fabrics.
  • Embellish with Stitch and Stuff
    Saturday, August 3
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Add more layers to embellish art quilts. Fiber artist Joyce Becker uses organza, pastels and sparkling fibers to create new color values. Innovative quilter Libby Williamson combines soft fabric and hardware for special effects. Editor and quilter Vivika DeNegre stitches a zippered pouch with patches of beautiful Asian fabrics.
  • Fabric to Dye For
    Thursday, August 8
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Experiment with dyes using water in both solid and liquid states. Quilt artist and dye specialist Cindy Lohbeck uses ice and shibori techniques to dye fabrics with bold new patterns. Textile artist Maggie Vanderweit gathers organic materials and rusted metal to dye with natural pigments that yield fabulous results.
  • Fabric to Dye For
    Saturday, August 10
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Experiment with dyes using water in both solid and liquid states. Quilt artist and dye specialist Cindy Lohbeck uses ice and shibori techniques to dye fabrics with bold new patterns. Textile artist Maggie Vanderweit gathers organic materials and rusted metal to dye with natural pigments that yield fabulous results.

 

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  • Right at Home
    Monday, May 20
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This season is all about the building blocks to successful quilting, we put those blocks all together today to make houses! Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum demonstrates how to create a neighborhood scene or town featuring dozens of tiny houses, cars and buildings. Then Jean Impey makes fabric greeting cards created from scraps - many of which feature houses. Finally Vivika Hansen DeNegre creates a beautiful bird milagro inspired by the birds around her home.
  • Right at Home
    Monday, May 20
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This season is all about the building blocks to successful quilting, we put those blocks all together today to make houses! Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum demonstrates how to create a neighborhood scene or town featuring dozens of tiny houses, cars and buildings. Then Jean Impey makes fabric greeting cards created from scraps - many of which feature houses. Finally Vivika Hansen DeNegre creates a beautiful bird milagro inspired by the birds around her home.
  • Shapes
    Saturday, May 18
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Take basic shapes and morph them. Textile artist MJ Kinman edits gemstone images and explores them from the inside out. Quilt maker Cindy Grisdela takes the fear out of curved piecing with improv circles and curved strips.
  • Shapes
    Thursday, May 16
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Take basic shapes and morph them. Textile artist MJ Kinman edits gemstone images and explores them from the inside out. Quilt maker Cindy Grisdela takes the fear out of curved piecing with improv circles and curved strips.
  • Wheels Keep Turning
    Monday, May 13
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Movement and wheels are an element to our three guests on today's show. First Kathryn Pellman flips our quilts to the back to explore creative solutions and experiments for quilt backs that address fabric shortages, leftover strips, creative labels, and more. Then Luana Rubin explores the concept of indigenous quilts. In her travels around the world, she's noticed that the quilts that often stand out and are most unique and memorable, are the ones that express the quilter's local culture. They include their local landscape, local unique flora and fauna, and the culture of their indigenous peoples. Last, Lea McComas has her second lesson on Color with Confidence. Learn how to select and use a color wheel and what to do with your color studies.
  • Wheels Keep Turning
    Monday, May 13
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Movement and wheels are an element to our three guests on today's show. First Kathryn Pellman flips our quilts to the back to explore creative solutions and experiments for quilt backs that address fabric shortages, leftover strips, creative labels, and more. Then Luana Rubin explores the concept of indigenous quilts. In her travels around the world, she's noticed that the quilts that often stand out and are most unique and memorable, are the ones that express the quilter's local culture. They include their local landscape, local unique flora and fauna, and the culture of their indigenous peoples. Last, Lea McComas has her second lesson on Color with Confidence. Learn how to select and use a color wheel and what to do with your color studies.
  • Bits and Pieces
    Saturday, May 11
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Gather up your best recycling habits for today's show. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp opens the show with an introduction to raw edge applique using a photo as inspiration. Then meet Jane Haworth, for a tote bag created from dry goods packaging. You'll look at your food packages in a whole new way after today's show.
  • Bits and Pieces
    Thursday, May 9
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Gather up your best recycling habits for today's show. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp opens the show with an introduction to raw edge applique using a photo as inspiration. Then meet Jane Haworth, for a tote bag created from dry goods packaging. You'll look at your food packages in a whole new way after today's show.
  • Putting It All Together
    Monday, May 6
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    All season we've been adding building blocks to our quilt tool box - but what cements the elements into a whole design? Today's show is about putting it all together. First Joe Cunningham has a lesson on free piecing. Then Mary McCauley shows step-by-step how to design and create a three dimensional quilted vessel. Finally, host Susan Brubaker Knapp creates amulets made from little bits of fabric and special embellishments.
  • Putting It All Together
    Monday, May 6
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    All season we've been adding building blocks to our quilt tool box - but what cements the elements into a whole design? Today's show is about putting it all together. First Joe Cunningham has a lesson on free piecing. Then Mary McCauley shows step-by-step how to design and create a three dimensional quilted vessel. Finally, host Susan Brubaker Knapp creates amulets made from little bits of fabric and special embellishments.
  • Yin and Yang
    Saturday, May 4
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilting has many sides. Discover the yin and yang of techniques on today's show. There are so many different interpretations and styles. Today we have the yin and yang of design from improv to structure. First Maria Shell creates Improv Triangles-learn some easy tips for creating improvisation-ally cut and pieced flying geese units and ways to use them in your quilts. Then Suzan Engler has a lesson on editing images and digitally printing on fabric - it all starts with software.
  • Yin and Yang
    Thursday, May 2
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilting has many sides. Discover the yin and yang of techniques on today's show. There are so many different interpretations and styles. Today we have the yin and yang of design from improv to structure. First Maria Shell creates Improv Triangles-learn some easy tips for creating improvisation-ally cut and pieced flying geese units and ways to use them in your quilts. Then Suzan Engler has a lesson on editing images and digitally printing on fabric - it all starts with software.
  • Focus On Quilting
    Monday, April 29
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    When you think of building blocks - what could be more basic than the quilting itself! In the first segment Joe Cunningham shows us how to draw a portrait with our quilting and then add hand quilting for a bold graphic look. Then meet Donelle McAdams for a strip piecing quilted using rulers. We finish with Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum and Quilting for Show. Learn how she makes her decision to enter a quilt show and the personal advantages of showing your work.
  • Focus On Quilting
    Monday, April 29
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    When you think of building blocks - what could be more basic than the quilting itself! In the first segment Joe Cunningham shows us how to draw a portrait with our quilting and then add hand quilting for a bold graphic look. Then meet Donelle McAdams for a strip piecing quilted using rulers. We finish with Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum and Quilting for Show. Learn how she makes her decision to enter a quilt show and the personal advantages of showing your work.
  • Drawing
    Saturday, April 27
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    We first learn to draw with pencils and crayons, but there are so many other ways to achieve lines. Joe Cunningham opens with a lesson on drawing using bias tape! Then Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum uses thread for her architectural drawings. Finally Jean Impey shares a new technique for India ink pen drawings. It's time to draw!
  • Drawing
    Thursday, April 25
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    We first learn to draw with pencils and crayons, but there are so many other ways to achieve lines. Joe Cunningham opens with a lesson on drawing using bias tape! Then Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum uses thread for her architectural drawings. Finally Jean Impey shares a new technique for India ink pen drawings. It's time to draw!
  • Collage Techniques
    Monday, April 22
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Collage is a technique we use extensively as art quilters but there are so many different materials and styles we can incorporate into our work. Jane Haworth is first, paying homage to last week's theme of travel with a travel journal quilt to remember past vacations. It features ephemera and a hand painted map highlighted with free motion. Then Kathryn Pellman creates Fashionistas - fabric 'paper dolls' made with imagination, fusible applique, conversational prints, free cutting and free motion quilting.
  • Collage Techniques
    Monday, April 22
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Collage is a technique we use extensively as art quilters but there are so many different materials and styles we can incorporate into our work. Jane Haworth is first, paying homage to last week's theme of travel with a travel journal quilt to remember past vacations. It features ephemera and a hand painted map highlighted with free motion. Then Kathryn Pellman creates Fashionistas - fabric 'paper dolls' made with imagination, fusible applique, conversational prints, free cutting and free motion quilting.
  • Color Your Quilt
    Saturday, April 20
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Color was so important that it needed a second episode. Today's show is about coloring your quilt with your fabric selection. First, Jean Impey has a technique she calls Reckless Raw-edge Applique; creating collages with abandon! Then Tamara Leberer creates a silk fusion landscape. Its color galore in layers! We close the show with a third lesson on building your color confidence featuring Lea Mc Comas. Find your Balance: color luminosity. She introduces the Goethe Color Scale and discusses how numbers are assigned to colors to indicate their relative strength.
  • Color Your Quilt
    Thursday, April 18
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Color was so important that it needed a second episode. Today's show is about coloring your quilt with your fabric selection. First, Jean Impey has a technique she calls Reckless Raw-edge Applique; creating collages with abandon! Then Tamara Leberer creates a silk fusion landscape. Its color galore in layers! We close the show with a third lesson on building your color confidence featuring Lea Mc Comas. Find your Balance: color luminosity. She introduces the Goethe Color Scale and discusses how numbers are assigned to colors to indicate their relative strength.
  • Around The World
    Monday, April 15
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Whether you're an armchair traveler or a world explorer, a key building block to developing your quilt style is an openness to other cultures and countries - they can be a wealth of inspiration to expand our quilting expression. We begin with world traveler, Luana Rubin. Travel with her to the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, England and learn about the European art quilt movement. Then Lyric Montgomery Kinard makes whole cloth Celtic knots, using her technique of Apli-Punto that creates a trapunto effect without slitting and stuffing. We close the show with Suzan Engler as she explores ways to use digitally prepared fabrics.
  • Around The World
    Monday, April 15
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Whether you're an armchair traveler or a world explorer, a key building block to developing your quilt style is an openness to other cultures and countries - they can be a wealth of inspiration to expand our quilting expression. We begin with world traveler, Luana Rubin. Travel with her to the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, England and learn about the European art quilt movement. Then Lyric Montgomery Kinard makes whole cloth Celtic knots, using her technique of Apli-Punto that creates a trapunto effect without slitting and stuffing. We close the show with Suzan Engler as she explores ways to use digitally prepared fabrics.
  • Words
    Saturday, April 13
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sometimes we forget that it's ok to use words on our quilts - it's another element to get your message across. The ABC's are a basic element of many quilts. In the first segment The Pixeladies, Deb Cashatt and Kris Sazaki, explain how they collaborate on creating art quilts - how to work together using the spoken word! Then Kathryn Pellman introduces us to Word Salad. She creates a poem or story using words found in commercial printed fabric with a preprinted fashionista storyteller (also from commercial fabric) to complete the story.
  • Words
    Thursday, April 11
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sometimes we forget that it's ok to use words on our quilts - it's another element to get your message across. The ABC's are a basic element of many quilts. In the first segment The Pixeladies, Deb Cashatt and Kris Sazaki, explain how they collaborate on creating art quilts - how to work together using the spoken word! Then Kathryn Pellman introduces us to Word Salad. She creates a poem or story using words found in commercial printed fabric with a preprinted fashionista storyteller (also from commercial fabric) to complete the story.
  • Color and Value
    Monday, April 8
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Color is one of the most important tools in most quilter's toolbox. Today's show takes our learning one step further with new terminology and concepts. The Pixeladies, Deb Cashatt and Kris Sazaki, are up first to show us how to assess value using your computer, phone, or other digital devices. Then Lea McComas begins her three- part lesson on using color with confidence - the first is Take Your Color Temperature. She demonstrates how hot and cold relate to color. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp closes with a segment about color relativity. Learn about tints, shades and tones plus saturation and values. You're never too old or too young to learn more about color!
  • Color and Value
    Monday, April 8
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Color is one of the most important tools in most quilter's toolbox. Today's show takes our learning one step further with new terminology and concepts. The Pixeladies, Deb Cashatt and Kris Sazaki, are up first to show us how to assess value using your computer, phone, or other digital devices. Then Lea McComas begins her three- part lesson on using color with confidence - the first is Take Your Color Temperature. She demonstrates how hot and cold relate to color. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp closes with a segment about color relativity. Learn about tints, shades and tones plus saturation and values. You're never too old or too young to learn more about color!
  • Right at Home
    Saturday, April 6
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This season is all about the building blocks to successful quilting, we put those blocks all together today to make houses! Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum demonstrates how to create a neighborhood scene or town featuring dozens of tiny houses, cars and buildings. Then Jean Impey makes fabric greeting cards created from scraps - many of which feature houses. Finally Vivika Hansen DeNegre creates a beautiful bird milagro inspired by the birds around her home.
  • Right at Home
    Thursday, April 4
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This season is all about the building blocks to successful quilting, we put those blocks all together today to make houses! Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum demonstrates how to create a neighborhood scene or town featuring dozens of tiny houses, cars and buildings. Then Jean Impey makes fabric greeting cards created from scraps - many of which feature houses. Finally Vivika Hansen DeNegre creates a beautiful bird milagro inspired by the birds around her home.
  • Print
    Monday, April 1
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    There are many elements that come together to influence our art quilting designs and style. Plus, we are always learning new techniques and building on the skills we already have. We start our newest season of Quilting Arts with printing - it's a primary building block for many art quilts. Up first, Lyric Montgomery Kinard demonstrates a technique featuring layers of screen printing. Then Suzan Engler has a lesson on quilting digitally prepared fabrics. We finish with Leslie Riley as she moves beyond the print with Eco and Wet-Cyan Photo Manipulation. So grab your tool belt as we explore the building blocks of art quilting!
  • Print
    Monday, April 1
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    There are many elements that come together to influence our art quilting designs and style. Plus, we are always learning new techniques and building on the skills we already have. We start our newest season of Quilting Arts with printing - it's a primary building block for many art quilts. Up first, Lyric Montgomery Kinard demonstrates a technique featuring layers of screen printing. Then Suzan Engler has a lesson on quilting digitally prepared fabrics. We finish with Leslie Riley as she moves beyond the print with Eco and Wet-Cyan Photo Manipulation. So grab your tool belt as we explore the building blocks of art quilting!