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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  
  • Wheels Keep Turning
    Thursday, March 28
    4:00 pm 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
    Saturday, March 30
    6:00 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

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  • The Inside Scoop
    Monday, March 25
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Learn the inside scoop on all things quilting. Up first, Cindy Grisdela shares the secrets of the art show circuit and how to get your quilts noticed. Next, Maria Shell has insider tips for using a sewing machine, a girl's best friend. Be the best piecer and quilter you can by learning about common sewing machine features and how to use them. Finally, Susan Brubaker Knapp shares one of her favorite tips for improving your free-motion quilting; it all begins with preprinted panels!
  • Putting It All Together
    Saturday, March 23
    6:00 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
    Thursday, March 21
    4:00 pm 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.
  • Prints
    Monday, March 18
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Learn three methods for printing on quilts. First, Jane Davila pulls out all of the stops with a myriad of paints, sprays and stencils and just as many surfaces, from fabric to canvas. It's a virtual color explosion. Then Vivika Hansen DeNegre is back for an overprinting tutorial. Gel printing on white fabric is the norm, but why not add interest by adding layers of texture and color to enliven a dull or muted print? Up last is Jill Jensen and linoleum block printing. Learn the steps, from drawing the design to transferring the image to a plate, then carving, inking and printing!
  • Prints
    Monday, March 18
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Learn three methods for printing on quilts. First, Jane Davila pulls out all of the stops with a myriad of paints, sprays and stencils and just as many surfaces, from fabric to canvas. It's a virtual color explosion. Then Vivika Hansen DeNegre is back for an overprinting tutorial. Gel printing on white fabric is the norm, but why not add interest by adding layers of texture and color to enliven a dull or muted print? Up last is Jill Jensen and linoleum block printing. Learn the steps, from drawing the design to transferring the image to a plate, then carving, inking and printing!
  • Focus On Quilting
    Saturday, March 16
    6:00 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
    Thursday, March 14
    4:00 pm 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.
  • When Quilts Speak
    Monday, March 11
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilts can convey a personal message. They can be as subtle or bold as the maker chooses. We begin with Luana Rubin and some special quilts that highlight wildlife with a breathtaking point of view. Artist Sandra Bruce shares a lesson on stitching words on your quilts. She has tips for choosing fonts, placement, and more. Then Vivika Hansen DeNegre is back with simple quilts and prayer flags that contain beautiful sentiments. They can have a powerful message for the maker and receiver.
  • When Quilts Speak
    Monday, March 11
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilts can convey a personal message. They can be as subtle or bold as the maker chooses. We begin with Luana Rubin and some special quilts that highlight wildlife with a breathtaking point of view. Artist Sandra Bruce shares a lesson on stitching words on your quilts. She has tips for choosing fonts, placement, and more. Then Vivika Hansen DeNegre is back with simple quilts and prayer flags that contain beautiful sentiments. They can have a powerful message for the maker and receiver.
  • Collage Techniques
    Saturday, March 9
    6:00 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
    Thursday, March 7
    4:00 pm 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.
  • Making Your Mark
    Monday, March 4
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Make your mark with surface embellishments: use paints, stamps and other embellishments as surface design on your quilts. Maggie Vanderweit is first with simple stamps - that allow you to make a unique mark on the surface of your quilts. Then it's time for Lesley Riley and a lesson on wet cyan printing. Create magical works of art with leaves, the sun, and a splash of water. Vivika Hansen DeNegre rounds out the show with unique ways to attach embellishments with embroidery. Sometimes you want the thread to show and sometimes you don't!
  • Making Your Mark
    Monday, March 4
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Make your mark with surface embellishments: use paints, stamps and other embellishments as surface design on your quilts. Maggie Vanderweit is first with simple stamps - that allow you to make a unique mark on the surface of your quilts. Then it's time for Lesley Riley and a lesson on wet cyan printing. Create magical works of art with leaves, the sun, and a splash of water. Vivika Hansen DeNegre rounds out the show with unique ways to attach embellishments with embroidery. Sometimes you want the thread to show and sometimes you don't!
  • Around The World
    Saturday, March 2
    6:00 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
    Thursday, February 28
    4:00 pm 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.
  • Great Gifts
    Monday, February 25
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Often, quilting is for enjoyment or as an artistic endeavor, but it can also be the perfect gift! Plus the instant gratification of a small project is sometimes just what is needed to spark creativity! First is a return visit from Mary McCauley. Not only is she making a gift, but it just so happens to be a box. Learn how to make the pattern, and complete beautiful gift boxes. Then Susan Brubaker Knapp has a favorite small project - wooly felted pin cushions with embroidered flowers and succulents.
  • Great Gifts
    Monday, February 25
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Often, quilting is for enjoyment or as an artistic endeavor, but it can also be the perfect gift! Plus the instant gratification of a small project is sometimes just what is needed to spark creativity! First is a return visit from Mary McCauley. Not only is she making a gift, but it just so happens to be a box. Learn how to make the pattern, and complete beautiful gift boxes. Then Susan Brubaker Knapp has a favorite small project - wooly felted pin cushions with embroidered flowers and succulents.
  • Color and Value
    Saturday, February 23
    6:00 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
    Thursday, February 21
    4:00 pm 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!
  • On The Edge
    Monday, February 18
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Learn to live on the edge by seeing how important the edges are to your finished quilt and various edge finishes. Jane Davila starts us out with bespoke edges. They involve hand stitching, embroidery, and beading - along and over the finished edges. Next, it's a return visit from Sandra Bruce. She'll show how to match binding to the inside of a quilt.
  • On The Edge
    Monday, February 18
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Learn to live on the edge by seeing how important the edges are to your finished quilt and various edge finishes. Jane Davila starts us out with bespoke edges. They involve hand stitching, embroidery, and beading - along and over the finished edges. Next, it's a return visit from Sandra Bruce. She'll show how to match binding to the inside of a quilt.
  • Print
    Saturday, February 16
    6:00 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
    Thursday, February 14
    4:00 pm 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!
  • The Art of Being An Artist
    Monday, February 11
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    What makes a person an artist? Where does that spark first burn? There is an art to nurturing and fanning the embers of creativity. Susan Shie is back to inspire us by sharing her life's journey to becoming an artist. Then Jill Jensen takes a different type of journey as she describes her process of making a weekly quilt for 18 years! These small quilts include journaling on the back and illustrate a disciplined approach to being an artist. We finish with a return visit from Laurie Ceesay and a lesson on how to portray artists by stitching realistic hair in a portrait quilt.
  • The Art of Being An Artist
    Monday, February 11
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    What makes a person an artist? Where does that spark first burn? There is an art to nurturing and fanning the embers of creativity. Susan Shie is back to inspire us by sharing her life's journey to becoming an artist. Then Jill Jensen takes a different type of journey as she describes her process of making a weekly quilt for 18 years! These small quilts include journaling on the back and illustrate a disciplined approach to being an artist. We finish with a return visit from Laurie Ceesay and a lesson on how to portray artists by stitching realistic hair in a portrait quilt.
  • Freedom to Stitch
    Saturday, February 9
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Break loose. Celebrate artistic freedom with stitches. Artist and quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum finds inspiration in architecture and floral images as she creates little works of art. Jenny Lyon starts out in free motion to create quilted bubbles, then breaks loose with lots more ways to sew circles.
  • Freedom to Stitch
    Thursday, February 7
    4:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Break loose. Celebrate artistic freedom with stitches. Artist and quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum finds inspiration in architecture and floral images as she creates little works of art. Jenny Lyon starts out in free motion to create quilted bubbles, then breaks loose with lots more ways to sew circles.
  • Globally Inspired
    Monday, February 4
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    You could get out your suitcase and passport, but global inspiration comes to Quilting Arts! We begin with world traveler Luana Rubin and her insights into the Tokyo quilt scene. Handmade vs. hand sewn vs. machine quilting - what's the trend? Then it's a material matrix. Sandra Bruce gets her inspiration closer to home from American artist Chuck Close. She shares a new technique using grids on photos. Then finish up, literally, with some of Susan Brubaker Knapp's favorite tips for starting and stopping when you machine quilt.
  • Globally Inspired
    Monday, February 4
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    You could get out your suitcase and passport, but global inspiration comes to Quilting Arts! We begin with world traveler Luana Rubin and her insights into the Tokyo quilt scene. Handmade vs. hand sewn vs. machine quilting - what's the trend? Then it's a material matrix. Sandra Bruce gets her inspiration closer to home from American artist Chuck Close. She shares a new technique using grids on photos. Then finish up, literally, with some of Susan Brubaker Knapp's favorite tips for starting and stopping when you machine quilt.
  • Transformations with Paint
    Saturday, February 2
    6:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Transform the simple surface with paint. Fiber artist Sherry Kleinman brushes vibrant hues onto simple canvas and stitches it into an artistic wall hanging. World traveler and quilter Sarah Ann Smith uses paints and thermofax screens to enhance her fused and collaged art quilts.