Quilting Arts

Quilting Arts

Traditional and contemporary quilt techniques and designs.

Episode Guide

  • Quilting Arts - Improv (Season 21 Episode 4)
    Season 21 Episode 4:


    Making colorful improv blocks from scraps and setting them in various ways; using black and white to make bold designs; embellishments.

  • Quilting Arts - Imaginative Design (Season 21 Episode 3)
    Season 21 Episode 3:

    Imaginative Design

    Applique landscape quilts; designing mosaic quilts; exploring the colors and patterns that inspired artist William Morris.

  • Quilting Arts - For the Love of Stitch (Season 21 Episode 2)
    Season 21 Episode 2:

    For the Love of Stitch

    Free motion quilting; using non-directional patterns to create a see-through effect in jewel quilts; melting bubbles and stitching high-density synthetic materials for artful effects.

  • Quilting Arts - Shapes (Season 21 Episode 1)
    Season 21 Episode 1:


    Gemstone images; improv circles and curved strips.

  • Quilting Arts - Freedom to Stitch (Season 20 Episode 13)
    Season 20 Episode 13:

    Freedom to Stitch

    Art inspired by architecture and floral images; creating quilted bubbles.

  • Quilting Arts - Transformations With Paint (Season 20 Episode 12)
    Season 20 Episode 12:

    Transformations With Paint

    Brushing vibrant hues onto simple canvas, then stitching it into a wall hanging; enhancing fused and collaged art quilts with paints and thermofax.

  • Quilting Arts - Cut It Out! (Season 20 Episode 11)
    Season 20 Episode 11:

    Cut It Out!

    High-fashion cutwork scarf; using fused fabrics and free-hand cutting techniques to make an original art quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - Color and Value (Season 20 Episode 10)
    Season 20 Episode 10:

    Color and Value

    Turning everyday things into art with reverse applique; using solid fabrics to create ombre effects on a quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - Print It! (Season 20 Episode 9)
    Season 20 Episode 9:

    Print It!

    Painting and printing on silk; designing stamps; painting and quilting a wall hanging.

  • Quilting Arts - Handmade Gifts (Season 20 Episode 8)
    Season 20 Episode 8:

    Handmade Gifts

    Creating gifts in the Japanese tradition of zakka; embellishing and sewing a colorful journal cover; needle cushion.

  • Quilting Arts - Pieces and Parts (Season 20 Episode 7)
    Season 20 Episode 7:

    Pieces and Parts

    Combining scraps in a new way; achieving crisp corners, hanging sleeves and a professional finish.

  • Quilting Arts - Tech Tricks (Season 20 Episode 6)
    Season 20 Episode 6:

    Tech Tricks

    Using photos and apps on an electronic tablet to create new quilting fabric; using apps to transform photos into colorful fiber art with pens, ink and free-motion stitching.

  • Quilting Arts - A Sense of Place (Season 20 Episode 5)
    Season 20 Episode 5:

    A Sense of Place

    Combining fabrics, fibers and free motion techniques to make a small art quilt that celebrates the seashore.

  • Quilting Arts - Culture in Cloth (Season 20 Episode 4)
    Season 20 Episode 4:

    Culture in Cloth

    Translating ancient Norse sagas into story quilts; using patchwork and sashiko to create wrapping cloths.

  • Quilting Arts - Celebrating Sheers (Season 20 Episode 3)
    Season 20 Episode 3:

    Celebrating Sheers

    Painting, cutting and folding sheer organza for origami designs; printed and painted organza sewn with flat-felled seams.

  • Quilting Arts - Feline Fever (Season 20 Episode 2)
    Season 20 Episode 2:

    Feline Fever

    Intricate cat portraits; using double-reverse applique to make a small quilt inspired by an ancient drawing.

  • Quilting Arts - Celebrate the Artist Within (Season 20 Episode 1)
    Season 20 Episode 1:

    Celebrate the Artist Within

    A retrospective of the series; quilted portraits with applique; Sarah Ann Smith and Susan Brubaker Knapp talk about how they became professional quilt artists.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilts From Start to Finish (Season 19 Episode 13)
    Season 19 Episode 13:

    Quilts From Start to Finish

    Designing quilts with composition in mind; using buttons and blanket stitches to finish quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Color It Beautiful (Season 19 Episode 12)
    Season 19 Episode 12:

    Color It Beautiful

    Brightly-colored letters and shapes; watercolor fabrics using ink blocks; creating fabric designs with embossed tin tiles and acrylic paints.

  • Quilting Arts - Fiber Frolic (Season 19 Episode 11)
    Season 19 Episode 11:

    Fiber Frolic

    Underwater landscape inspired by the seashore; filling yarn and fabric vessels with conceptual objects; small fabric sculptures.

  • Quilting Arts - Borders and Finishing (Season 19 Episode 10)
    Season 19 Episode 10:

    Borders and Finishing

    Finishing quilts with rolled and stitched edges; wall hangings; colorful quilt border.

  • Quilting Arts - Enhancing the Surface (Season 19 Episode 9)
    Season 19 Episode 9:

    Enhancing the Surface

    Embellishing quilts with beads, buttons, jewelry and objects; adding glitter and shine using metal leaf.

  • Quilting Arts - Applique Three Ways (Season 19 Episode 8)
    Season 19 Episode 8:

    Applique Three Ways

    Double reverse applique; applique wall hanging; need-turn applique.

  • Quilting Arts - Planning and Design (Season 19 Episode 7)
    Season 19 Episode 7:

    Planning and Design

    Creating a 10-foot, multipanel panorama quilt; translating color values and harmonies in quilt designs.

  • Quilting Arts - Tell Me a Story (Season 19 Episode 6)
    Season 19 Episode 6:

    Tell Me a Story

    Piecing free and easy blocks; translating photos capturing everyday life into story quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Bowls and Buses (Season 19 Episode 5)
    Season 19 Episode 5:

    Bowls and Buses

    Making fabric bowls with batik fabrics; quilting a magical VW bus.

  • Quilting Arts - Transfer Techniques (Season 19 Episode 4)
    Season 19 Episode 4:

    Transfer Techniques

    Transferring photos and drawings from paper to fabric; transferring photos from a computer to a quilt; packing a quilt for shipping.

  • Quilting Arts - Portraits (Season 19 Episode 3)
    Season 19 Episode 3:


    Happy self-portrait; using pattern and paint to create a detailed portrait of a cat; realistic fur, whiskers and eyes.

  • Quilting Arts - Working From Photos (Season 19 Episode 2)
    Season 19 Episode 2:

    Working From Photos

    Using photos in wall hangings; translating outdoor photos into art quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Feathers (Season 19 Episode 1)
    Season 19 Episode 1:


    Feathers and fills; creating dimensional quilt art; making realistic feathers in free motion.

  • Quilting Arts - Start With White (Season 18 Episode 13)
    Season 18 Episode 13:

    Start With White

    Painting bold colors onto plain white fabric to make art textiles; capturing sunlight to create lush prints; selecting paints to create colors and effects.

  • Quilting Arts - A Little Different (Season 18 Episode 12)
    Season 18 Episode 12:

    A Little Different

    Using leather panels to create richly-textured garments and accessories; thread-painting and embellishing fabric on the long arm machine to create a 3-D sculptured bowl.

  • Quilting Arts - Birds of a Feather (Season 18 Episode 11)
    Season 18 Episode 11:

    Birds of a Feather

    Building a textured bird's nest with fibers and threads; a charming nest filled with little felted eggs.

  • Quilting Arts - Design (Season 18 Episode 10)
    Season 18 Episode 10:


    Randomly piecing backgrounds; plotting each step in the design process; successfully blocking a quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - On the Edge (Season 18 Episode 9)
    Season 18 Episode 9:

    On the Edge

    A raw edge applique that doesn't fray; adding binding to quilts on the long arm; a bold abstract design with raw edges.

  • Quilting Arts - Paint, Dye, Print (Season 18 Episode 8)
    Season 18 Episode 8:

    Paint, Dye, Print

    Embellishing whole cloths with free-form painting and colorful stitching; sheer organza transfers; printing with dye using sunlight.

  • Quilting Arts - Every Picture Tells a Story (Season 18 Episode 7)
    Season 18 Episode 7:

    Every Picture Tells a Story

    Photo quilts; combining solids, sheers and sparkles to make a bright, dynamic design.

  • Quilting Arts - Scraps (Season 18 Episode 6)
    Season 18 Episode 6:


    Creating a quilt with die cut shapes; using scraps of leather to make wall art; colorful still-life designs with sheer fabrics.

  • Quilting Arts - Portrait Quilts (Season 18 Episode 5)
    Season 18 Episode 5:

    Portrait Quilts

    Designing portraits with fabric and paints; adjusting tension on a machine.

  • Quilting Arts - The Embellished Stitch (Season 18 Episode 4)
    Season 18 Episode 4:

    The Embellished Stitch

    Combining fabrics and fibers with a straight stitch to make wearable textiles; colorful, textured embroidery; even machine stitches.

  • Quilting Arts - What Color Is Your Garden? (Season 18 Episode 3)
    Season 18 Episode 3:

    What Color Is Your Garden?

    Piecing Y-seams to make floral designs; evaluating and choosing colors based on value.

  • Quilting Arts - Accessorize (Season 18 Episode 2)
    Season 18 Episode 2:


    Artful accessories; quilted bag; yo-yo brooch and other accessories in 3-D.

  • Quilting Arts - Go Big or Go Home (Season 18 Episode 1)
    Season 18 Episode 1:

    Go Big or Go Home

    Whole cloth quilts with leather; a collage in the life-size image of a 20-foot crocodile; printing blocks; planning motif repeats.

  • Quilting Arts - Let's Just Improvise (Season 17 Episode 13)
    Season 17 Episode 13:

    Let's Just Improvise

    Allowing fabric color and design to guide the creative process; using garment fabrics, trims and embellishments to tell a quilt story featuring dresses.

  • Quilting Arts - Beautiful Backgrounds (Season 17 Episode 12)
    Season 17 Episode 12:

    Beautiful Backgrounds

    Using fabric confetti to create lush backgrounds; screen printing color block fabric designs; free-motion embroidery adds charm and personality to designs.

  • Quilting Arts - Print and Paint (Season 17 Episode 11)
    Season 17 Episode 11:

    Print and Paint

    Sun printing with various patterns; repeating patterns; painting on stitched surfaces.

  • Quilting Arts - Let's Talk Texture (Season 17 Episode 10)
    Season 17 Episode 10:

    Let's Talk Texture

    Creating dimension and depth with sheers, velvet and non-traditional materials; embroidering on burlap; texturing with foils, beads and yarn.

  • Quilting Arts - Free-Motion Stitching (Season 17 Episode 9)
    Season 17 Episode 9:

    Free-Motion Stitching

    Free-motion stitching on a long-arm machine; writing on quilts to add depth and meaning; paint-dye batting for special effects.

  • Quilting Arts - Creative Collage (Season 17 Episode 8)
    Season 17 Episode 8:

    Creative Collage

    Experimenting with colors, textures and mediums to make a collage; leaf collage; making a keepsake by mixing photo transfers with hand quilting, embroidery and embellishment.

  • Quilting Arts - Focus on Stitching (Season 17 Episode 7)
    Season 17 Episode 7:

    Focus on Stitching

    Using quilts to tell stories; stitched lines bring compelling images to life.

  • Quilting Arts - Curves and Cuts (Season 17 Episode 6)
    Season 17 Episode 6:

    Curves and Cuts

    Using freezer paper and glue to achieve perfectly curved leaves; custom-cut stencils.

  • Quilting Arts - Applique (Season 17 Episode 5)
    Season 17 Episode 5:


    Adding imagery and impact to fabric with a variety of media; using strip sets and die-cut shapes to create colorful designs.

  • Quilting Arts - Making Your Mark (Season 17 Episode 4)
    Season 17 Episode 4:

    Making Your Mark

    High-impact graffiti floor mat; printing on fabric with hand-carved woodblocks; making marks with stitches.

  • Quilting Arts - You Can't Resist This! (Season 17 Episode 3)
    Season 17 Episode 3:

    You Can't Resist This!

    Designing colorful motifs using glue as a dye resist; painting with dishwashing liquid on a variety of fabrics.

  • Quilting Arts - Paint and Stitch (Season 17 Episode 2)
    Season 17 Episode 2:

    Paint and Stitch

    Blending paint with stitches; painting and quilting fabric to resemble vintage tiles; adding realism to a lily on painted silk.

  • Quilting Arts - Stitching, Two Ways (Season 17 Episode 1)
    Season 17 Episode 1:

    Stitching, Two Ways

    Using stitches to tell a story; enhancing quilts with free-stitched embroideries.

  • Quilting Arts - Inspired by a Photo (Season 16 Episode 13)
    Season 16 Episode 13:

    Inspired by a Photo

    Using photos to create quilt designs.

  • Quilting Arts - Repurposing (Season 16 Episode 12)
    Season 16 Episode 12:


    Recycling old quilt blocks; memory quilt with vintage silk neckties; displaying intricately quilted pieces in a wooden box.

  • Quilting Arts - Hot Stuff (Season 16 Episode 10)
    Season 16 Episode 10:

    Hot Stuff

    Using fusible applique to make a 3-D butterfly; heat shrinking thread; creating bold metallic designs with iron-on foils.

  • Quilting Arts - Grab Bag (Season 16 Episode 9)
    Season 16 Episode 9:

    Grab Bag

    Using stickers and textile paint to add text to quilts; using special threads, yarns and fabric bits to make a confetti zipper bag; hand-felted soaps.

  • Quilting Arts - Paint It! (Season 16 Episode 8)
    Season 16 Episode 8:

    Paint It!

    Altering the surface of art quilts with paint; acrylic paint on fiber.

  • Quilting Arts - Make It Special (Season 16 Episode 7)
    Season 16 Episode 7:

    Make It Special

    Legacy quilts; making fusible applique jazz quilts from photos; machine stitching tiny motifs.

  • Quilting Arts - Fabric and Fabrications (Season 16 Episode 6)
    Season 16 Episode 6:

    Fabric and Fabrications

    Improving art quilts through color, pattern, shape, proportion and balance; fragment fabric collages; designing compositions for fiber art.

  • Quilting Arts - The Artistic Touch (Season 16 Episode 5)
    Season 16 Episode 5:

    The Artistic Touch

    Reusable silkscreens with organza and iron-on vinyl; background fabric for an art quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - Color It Beautifully (Season 16 Episode 4)
    Season 16 Episode 4:

    Color It Beautifully

    Applying color after stitching adds dimension to designs; blending and layering colors with colored pencils; preparing hexagon motifs for hand and machine applique.

  • Quilting Arts - Beads and Sequins (Season 16 Episode 3)
    Season 16 Episode 3:

    Beads and Sequins

    Fancy beaded edges; using beads and sequins to make small hand-stitched works of art; machine-stitching strings of beads onto quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Let's Take It Slow (Season 16 Episode 2)
    Season 16 Episode 2:

    Let's Take It Slow

    Wool felt color studies with hand stitching; the importance of slowing down when quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - Design and Stitch (Season 16 Episode 1)
    Season 16 Episode 1:

    Design and Stitch

    Thin lines add a linear quality to quilt designs; a double-sided quilt with two different points of view.

  • Quilting Arts - A Little of This, A Little of That (Season 15 Episode 13)
    Season 15 Episode 13:

    A Little of This, A Little of That

    Wool applique; large-size insulated bottle tote; sculptured velvet beaded cuff.

  • Quilting Arts - Let's Try It! (Season 15 Episode 12)
    Season 15 Episode 12:

    Let's Try It!

    Fabric book; quilts and pillows with scrappy backgrounds and raw edge applique; adding shimmer with sparkly film and fibers.

  • Quilting Arts - Pins and Pinning (Season 15 Episode 11)
    Season 15 Episode 11:

    Pins and Pinning

    How and when to use pins; piecing blocks using a single pin; making seams disappear.

  • Quilting Arts - Shows and Exhibitions (Season 15 Episode 10)
    Season 15 Episode 10:

    Shows and Exhibitions

    Miniature quilts and intricately quilted handbags; entering and curating quilt exhibitions; cross quilt project.

  • Quilting Arts - Fast and Fun Gifts (Season 15 Episode 9)
    Season 15 Episode 9:

    Fast and Fun Gifts

    An owl quilt features feathers, fibers and jewels; personalized scissor fob; reusable grocery tote.

  • Quilting Arts - Fabric Fun (Season 15 Episode 8)
    Season 15 Episode 8:

    Fabric Fun

    Stitching complex surface design fabrics; creating photo art by selecting color values; sculpturing with silk.

  • Quilting Arts - Memory-Keeping (Season 15 Episode 7)
    Season 15 Episode 7:


    Memory quilts; translating a child's drawing into an art quilt; a quilted portrait using a historic family photo and handwritten letter.

  • Quilting Arts - On the Surface Number 2 (Season 15 Episode 6)
    Season 15 Episode 6:

    On the Surface Number 2

    Stencils; the Japanese art of marbled dyeing, Suminagashi; spraying, painting and pouring dyes to create fabrics.

  • Quilting Arts - Be Your Own Designer (Season 15 Episode 5)
    Season 15 Episode 5:

    Be Your Own Designer

    Sensational memory quilts; adding embroidery to a jacket or apron; machine thread sketching.

  • Quilting Arts - On the Surface Number 1 (Season 15 Episode 4)
    Season 15 Episode 4:

    On the Surface Number 1

    Layering texture onto fabric; using calligraphy pens and brushes to add quotes to small art quilts; 3-D textile painting.

  • Quilting Arts - Collage With Fabric and Paper (Season 15 Episode 3)
    Season 15 Episode 3:

    Collage With Fabric and Paper

    Whimsical art quilt; stitching paper and fabric.

  • Quilting Arts - Back to Basics (Season 15 Episode 2)
    Season 15 Episode 2:

    Back to Basics

    Modern table fashions; T-shirt quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - Tradition With a Twist (Season 15 Episode 1)
    Season 15 Episode 1:

    Tradition With a Twist

    Making a pincushion from hand-dyed wool; cutting and piecing a quilt with giant hexagons.

  • Quilting Arts - Super Cute! (Season 14 Episode 13)
    Season 14 Episode 13:

    Super Cute!

    Folding gift box; fabric collage preserves a child's artwork; fusing basics.

  • Quilting Arts - Back to Basics (Season 14 Episode 12)
    Season 14 Episode 12:

    Back to Basics

    Constructing a little quilt from traditional square-in-a-square blocks; choosing the right needle for the visible thread.

  • Quilting Arts - Dye and Marble (Season 14 Episode 11)
    Season 14 Episode 11:

    Dye and Marble

    Marbling fabric using shaving cream and inks; applying inks with a pipette, then setting the color in the microwave; using shibori to dye cotton fabric.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Medley (Season 14 Episode 10)
    Season 14 Episode 10:

    Quilting Medley

    Making a nest using scraps of fabric, paper and ephemera; New York beauty block; cyanotype, collagraph and heliographic printing; echo quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - Fun and Easy (Season 14 Episode 9)
    Season 14 Episode 9:

    Fun and Easy

    Buttercup brooch; stacking beads to make fringe or loops; fast and easy mug rug.

  • Quilting Arts - Felt It! (Season 14 Episode 8)
    Season 14 Episode 8:

    Felt It!

    River-themed quilts feature felted layers using fabric, silk scraps and roving; mixed media freestyle needle felting.

  • Quilting Arts - Everything Old Is New Again (Season 14 Episode 7)
    Season 14 Episode 7:

    Everything Old Is New Again

    Pin-tucked fabric piece for a persuasion quilt; clamshell pattern with big stitching; tie dyeing with ink pens.

  • Quilting Arts - Designing Women (Season 14 Episode 6)
    Season 14 Episode 6:

    Designing Women

    Using stencils and painting techniques to create unique fabrics; urban textures.

  • Quilting Arts - Focus on Feet (Season 14 Episode 5)
    Season 14 Episode 5:

    Focus on Feet

    Using a walking foot to quilt a contemporary table runner and placemats; basics of free-motion quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - Inspired by Nature (Season 14 Episode 4)
    Season 14 Episode 4:

    Inspired by Nature

    Fiber artist Sue Reno's work features native plants and images of animal skeletons; Jane Sassaman uses plant images in quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Ribbon and Floss (Season 14 Episode 3)
    Season 14 Episode 3:

    Ribbon and Floss

    Ribbon rosettes; simple embroidery and free-motion machine work bring out the personality of special fabrics; pillows with inspirational words and motifs on silk sari ribbon.

  • Quilting Arts - Groovy Gifts (Season 14 Episode 2)
    Season 14 Episode 2:

    Groovy Gifts

    Inside-out bag with a zipper and machine applique; sketchpad slipcover; simple cuff.

  • Quilting Arts - Find Your Inner Artist (Season 14 Episode 1)
    Season 14 Episode 1:

    Find Your Inner Artist

    Photography; garden challenge; using an idea, such as a saying, to get started on a project.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Medley (Season 13 Episode 13)
    Season 13 Episode 13:

    Quilting Medley

    Landscape quilting; quilting for charity; working with thermochromatic paint.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Trends Today (Season 13 Episode 12)
    Season 13 Episode 12:

    Quilting Trends Today

    Quilting trends include functional bowls and table runners made from scraps and clothesline; creating a color story; felt bunting.

  • Quilting Arts - Art Quilt Explorations (Season 13 Episode 11)
    Season 13 Episode 11:

    Art Quilt Explorations

    Transferring drawn designs to fabric; a folk art quilt combines wool applique and patchwork; dyeing vintage textiles with paint.

  • Quilting Arts - Holiday Gifts and Decor (Season 13 Episode 10)
    Season 13 Episode 10:

    Holiday Gifts and Decor

    Holiday stockings; colorful mini stocking to hold a treat or use as a decoration; fabric wine coasters.

  • Quilting Arts - Individual Approaches to Quilting (Season 13 Episode 9)
    Season 13 Episode 9:

    Individual Approaches to Quilting

    Carrying a cell phone in style; specialized dyeing; yo-yo embellished pillow.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Simplified (Season 13 Episode 8)
    Season 13 Episode 8:

    Quilting Simplified

    Nine patch rearranged quilt; unconventional hexagon; raw edge applique project using bobbin work.

  • Quilting Arts - Modern Quilting Meets Folk Art (Season 13 Episode 7)
    Season 13 Episode 7:

    Modern Quilting Meets Folk Art

    Modern place mat using hexagons; die-cut trapunto; felted flower brooch.

  • Quilting Arts - Machine and Hand Stitching Explored (Season 13 Episode 6)
    Season 13 Episode 6:

    Machine and Hand Stitching Explored

    Free motion sampler; embroidered chameleon; postcards made from wool.

  • Quilting Arts - Contemporary Approaches to Traditional Technique (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:

    Contemporary Approaches to Traditional Technique

    Fabric manipulation of circles; folk art fusion; organic dyes.

  • Quilting Arts - Perceptions and Approaches to Quilting Today (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    Perceptions and Approaches to Quilting Today

    Transforming an image into a quilt; using a fabric die cutter; trends.

  • Quilting Arts - Make It Your Own (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    Make It Your Own

    Portrait quilts; dyeing wool; snow and ice dyeing.

  • Quilting Arts - Innovative Approaches to Quilting (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    Innovative Approaches to Quilting

    Portrait quilts; functional approach to quilting; casserole cover; e-textile technology.

  • Quilting Arts - Warm Up Projects (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:

    Warm Up Projects

    Organizer baskets; passport cover features stencils and free motion quilting; simple prayer flags.

  • Quilting Arts - Mixed Bag (Season 12 Episode 13)
    Season 12 Episode 13:

    Mixed Bag

    Digital cloth printing; little girl's tote features twisted flowers; applying facing to an art quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - Viewpoint (Season 12 Episode 12)
    Season 12 Episode 12:


    Functionality; interchangeable mailbox cover; water quilts; quilts from around the world.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting in 3D (Season 12 Episode 11)
    Season 12 Episode 11:

    Quilting in 3D

    Fabric-covered pins; 3-D leaf quilts offer a lesson in shape, texture, light and shadow; ruffles.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting on the Go (Season 12 Episode 10)
    Season 12 Episode 10:

    Quilting on the Go

    Fabric flowers for pillows or baby quilts; scrappy quilting; car trash bag.

  • Quilting Arts - Functional Quilting (Season 12 Episode 9)
    Season 12 Episode 9:

    Functional Quilting

    Triangular carry-all pouch; decorating a baby's room; daily hand stitching.

  • Quilting Arts - Mixed Media (Season 12 Episode 8)
    Season 12 Episode 8:

    Mixed Media

    Stitched metal project with alcohol-based inks; chunky hand-stitching on a pillow; functional quilting; protective cover for sunglasses.

  • Quilting Arts - On Display (Season 12 Episode 7)
    Season 12 Episode 7:

    On Display

    Dye pouring techniques; art quilt show-and-tell; mounting an art quilt on prestretched canvas.

  • Quilting Arts - Pets (Season 12 Episode 6)
    Season 12 Episode 6:


    Postcard necklace; personalizing pet postcards; charity project features pet postcards.

  • Quilting Arts - The Quilting Lifestyle (Season 12 Episode 5)
    Season 12 Episode 5:

    The Quilting Lifestyle

    Fabric bunting; quilters make donations; fundraising projects; dyeing fibers.

  • Quilting Arts - It's All in the Technique (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:

    It's All in the Technique

    Heirloom smocking; using masks to create custom screens for deconstructed screen printing; items to make quilting easier and inexpensive.

  • Quilting Arts - Daily Quilt Routine (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:

    Daily Quilt Routine

    Making a small collage with scrappy bits and pieces mounted on fusible fleece; hand-embroidery technique using an electric needle; weekly quilts showcase.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Around the House (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:

    Quilting Around the House

    House-themed table runner; artful air freshener cozy; contemporary coasters.

  • Quilting Arts - Paint a Picture (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:

    Paint a Picture

    Cutting and sewing shallow curves without marking or pinning before painting a landscape; drawing a cartoon face, then turning the fusible pieces into a quilt; textile paints.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilter's Mishmash (Season 11 Episode 13)
    Season 11 Episode 13:

    Quilter's Mishmash

    Satin stitching; festive fabric flags; a block with wonky seams on the inside and straight edges on the outside.

  • Quilting Arts - Stitch Designs in Quilting (Season 11 Episode 12)
    Season 11 Episode 12:

    Stitch Designs in Quilting

    Adding hand stitches to abstract quilt blocks for texture and style; tiles quilt design in free motion.

  • Quilting Arts - Adding Texture (Season 11 Episode 11)
    Season 11 Episode 11:

    Adding Texture

    Couching; writing on fabric; free-motion quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - Stitch Meets Art (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:

    Stitch Meets Art

    Darning feet; choosing batting; fusible web; adding texture by couching.

  • Quilting Arts - Nift-y, Quilt-y Techniques (Season 11 Episode 9)
    Season 11 Episode 9:

    Nift-y, Quilt-y Techniques

    Corded button-hole binding; dyeing wool; paper foundation piecing.

  • Quilting Arts - Focus on Stitch (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:

    Focus on Stitch

    Free-motion quilting; walking foot; using painters tape; taking a project from sketchbook to cloth.

  • Quilting Arts - Modern Quilting and Modern Stitching Explored (Season 11 Episode 7)
    Season 11 Episode 7:

    Modern Quilting and Modern Stitching Explored

    Modern quilt design challenge; traditional quilting designs with a modern twist; sewing in circles.

  • Quilting Arts - Creative Approaches to Quilting (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:

    Creative Approaches to Quilting

    Presser feet; quilting styles from around the world; hand-embroidery for surface embellishment.

  • Quilting Arts - DIY Quilt Studio and Organization Ideas (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:

    DIY Quilt Studio and Organization Ideas

    Quilting survival kit; fabric-covered cans for storage; design wall and pressing board.

  • Quilting Arts - Art Meets Tradition (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    Art Meets Tradition

    Frameless screen printing; trapunto project; dot quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - Innovative Stitch Techniques (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    Innovative Stitch Techniques

    Adjusting bobbins; sewing through multiple layers; designing modern quilts using software.

  • Quilting Arts - Studio Play! (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:

    Studio Play!

    Combining surface designs; pleating; tie-dye with soy wax; stencils; stitch width and length.

  • Quilting Arts - Exploring Modern Quilting (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    Exploring Modern Quilting

    Quilt sandwiches; quilt block math; thread choices; constructing on the point; color wheel theory.

  • Quilting Arts - Colorful Illusions (Season 10 Episode 13)
    Season 10 Episode 13:

    Colorful Illusions

    Fabric marbling using stencils; brushing on color using dyes; saving an unfinished quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - Artfully Pieced (Season 10 Episode 12)
    Season 10 Episode 12:

    Artfully Pieced

    Piecing in art quilting; stitching vignettes from sketches and photographs; finishing a quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - It's One-of-a-Kind! (Season 10 Episode 11)
    Season 10 Episode 11:

    It's One-of-a-Kind!

    Fabric marbling for layered and organic effects; unique canvas for the addition of color; stencils.

  • Quilting Arts - Art Meets Stitch (Season 10 Episode 10)
    Season 10 Episode 10:

    Art Meets Stitch

    Small drawstring bag; hand-printed fabrics made from free-form strip sets; combining stitch, fabric and paper.

  • Quilting Arts - It's a Color Conundrum (Season 10 Episode 9)
    Season 10 Episode 9:

    It's a Color Conundrum

    Printing on cloth; 500 color recipes for dyeing fabric based on weight and water to dye ratio; felted placemats.

  • Quilting Arts - Stitch, Quilt, and Finish (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:

    Stitch, Quilt, and Finish

    A modern quilt features paint, embroidery, machine stitching and specialty fabric; edge-finishing techniques involving stitch, machine decorative stitching and stitch and paint.

  • Quilting Arts - Paint and Dye (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:

    Paint and Dye

    Hand-painting fabrics with silk screening paints; unique postcards; felted trees of roving, yarn and wool.

  • Quilting Arts - Creative Quilting (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    Creative Quilting

    Resist painting; creating watercolorlike quilts using free-motion stitching; unfinished project.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilts at Play (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    Quilts at Play

    Wall hanging; sheer silhouette over a fabric background; learning to quilt from a youth's perspective.

  • Quilting Arts - Free-Motion Work (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    Free-Motion Work

    Flower motifs; quilt storage and organization; basic free-motion machine quilting design for different configurations.

  • Quilting Arts - Make It Work! (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    Make It Work!

    Patchwork computer bag; combining a linear background composition with organic shapes in stitch or paint; free-motion feathers.

  • Quilting Arts - Experimental Quilting and Surface Design (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Experimental Quilting and Surface Design

    Free-motion bobbin work with hand-dyed and metallic threads; monoprinting; over-dyeing with thickened dyes; tricks to make free-motion machine quilting easier.

  • Quilting Arts - Modern Day Quilting (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Modern Day Quilting

    Scrappy contemporary log cabin pillow; creating monograms and initial letters out of foil paper; accessories that make machine quilting easier.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    Quilting Arts

    Feather and spiral quilting motifs accented with crystals; fabric-collaged nameplate; modern quilt guild.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:

    Quilting Arts

    Borders; acrylic ink adds vibrant color to fabric; unfinished projects.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    Quilting Arts

    Patchwork placemats; thread painting; quilt makeover.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Quilting Arts

    Strip-pieced patchwork water bottle cover; quilting without a pattern; "O Canada" exhibit.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    Quilting Arts

    Color combinations; printing designs on fabric using wood blocks; adding words to quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    Quilting Arts

    Home decor projects using Thermo-Fax screen printing; enhancing a printed kaleidoscope design; finishing a project.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    Quilting Arts

    Wholecloth painting; stitching through painted cloth; tote bag with ribbon embellishments; laminated fabrics.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Quilting Arts

    Three hand embroidery stitches; colorful pillow embellished with designer ribbons; collaborative cloth.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Quilting Arts

    Tree skirt for winter; sun printing; fabric bracelet.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Quilting Arts

    Firefly art quilt; raw-edge applique; free-motion stitching and threadwork.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Quilting Arts

    Tablet cover; botanical design adds artistic flair to a functional project; whimsical tote bag.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Quilting Arts

    Digital monoprinting; adding and removing color; quilting on black fabric.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Quilting Arts

    Name badge holder features an owl; transferring images to fabric; pillow made from hand-dyed fabric.

  • Quilting Arts - Outlandish Quilts (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    Outlandish Quilts

    Imaginative quilts; whimsical stitched brooches; International Quilt Association.

  • Quilting Arts - Landscape Quilting (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    Landscape Quilting

    Collaged and fused landscape quilts; creating still life projects using resist painting with discharge paste and dyes.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilts Gone Wild (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Quilts Gone Wild

    Stitched portraits using cheese cloth; painting designs on leather; incorporating LED lights into a quilt design.

  • Quilting Arts - Design (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:


    Clutch purse features a digital design for appliqued imager; landscape quilts; color theory.

  • Quilting Arts - Mixed-Media Quilting (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Mixed-Media Quilting

    Mixed media collages using hand-dyed textiles, papers, stitching and paint; machine needle felting; creating textured silk fabric with everyday objects and a brayer on silk.

  • Quilting Arts - Plethora of Patchwork (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Plethora of Patchwork

    Piecing with an iron; table runner; silhouette portraits.

  • Quilting Arts - Gone to the Dogs (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Gone to the Dogs

    Canine fabric collage; futon for a cat or dog; easy to clean floor mat for a pet.

  • Quilting Arts - Do It Yourself Fabrics for Quilting (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Do It Yourself Fabrics for Quilting

    Creating fabric; screen printing; printing fabric using freezer paper stencils.

  • Quilting Arts - Quick Quilt Gifts and Decor (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Quick Quilt Gifts and Decor

    Quilted notebook cover; quilted laptop cover; pin cushion project.

  • Quilting Arts - Contemporary Quilting (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Contemporary Quilting

    Combining painting and stitching; 3-D thread painting; finishing an art quilt project.

  • Quilting Arts - Stitch Intensive (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Stitch Intensive

    Free motion satin stitch; stitching from the back of the project; finishing an art quilt project.

  • Quilting Arts - Novel Approaches to Quilting (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Novel Approaches to Quilting

    Fabric painting features a tulip design; patchwork bulletin board; using a wet medium to transfer images onto vintage linens.

  • Quilting Arts - Animal Kingdom (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Animal Kingdom

    Pet portrait; birds in their natural habitats; fabric owls.

  • Quilting Arts - Unique Quilt Embellishments (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Unique Quilt Embellishments

    Coloring materials to match the quilts, from buttons and bamboo sticks to raffia and fabric trim; zippers; quilt artist Shelley Brenner Baird.

  • Quilting Arts - Gone to the Dogs (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Gone to the Dogs

    Reversible doggy jacket; quilted dog bed; digital portrait; bag.

  • Quilting Arts - Quick Quilt Gifts and Decor (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Quick Quilt Gifts and Decor

    Mixed-media shadow box; improvisational piecing; potholder and trivet set; contemporary fabric beads for necklaces and other jewelry.

  • Quilting Arts - Colorful Mixed-Media Quilting (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Colorful Mixed-Media Quilting

    Vibrant and whimsical pieces of fiber art constructed with reverse machine applique; mixed-media wall art using oil paint.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilts Gone 3D (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Quilts Gone 3D

    Mod house ornaments using an iron and machine stitching; art dolls incorporate fabric collage and quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - New Styles for Quilt Designs (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    New Styles for Quilt Designs

    Gentle curves, narrow inserts, and detail piecing; using metal and found objects to enhance fabrics; time-savers and gadgets.

  • Quilting Arts - Stitch Intensive (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Stitch Intensive

    Art quilts; business card holder.

  • Quilting Arts - Patchwork Party (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Patchwork Party

    Table runner for all seasons; Y piecing that enables the stitching of complex triangle and hexagon configurations.

  • Quilting Arts - DIY Fabrics for Quilting (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    DIY Fabrics for Quilting

    Permanent application of pastels, charcoal, and water soluble crayons; monoprinting with oil paint and transfer paper.

  • Quilting Arts - The Quilted Home (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    The Quilted Home

    Sweet and sassy kitchen collection; waterfall scarf; hanging sleeve.

  • Quilting Arts - Totes and Bags (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Totes and Bags

    Messenger bag with pockets; tote features fabric collage.

  • Quilting Arts - Upcycling (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:


    Using leftover scraps of shot cotton fabrics to create "Boro Bobbles"; transforming commercial fabrics; using tea bags to create imagery on fabric.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilt Design (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Quilt Design

    Portrait finish for art quilts; painting with water-soluble crayons; properly shipping quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Quilting Arts

    A 7-year-old girl enjoys quilting; a mixed-media miniquilt doubles as a self-portrait.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Quilting Arts

    Gelatin monoprinting; using masking and stenciling with oil paint sticks to make a journal cover; 3-D ornament.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Quilting Arts

    Abstract quilts inspired by photographs; thread painting; making fabrics from images.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Quilting Arts

    Soft-sculpture fabric birds; fusing techniques for collages; memory quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Quilting Arts

    Fabric-collaged animal portraits; mini satchel; finishing techniques for small art quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Quilting Arts

    Creating fabric designs with thickened dyes; organizer for quilt rulers; unfinished objects.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Quilting Arts

    Fabric; 3-D floral appliques; using software to turn an image black and white before adding color.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Quilting Arts

    Unfinished projects; a purse featuring zippers; digital overprinting.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Quilting Arts

    Thread sketching on stabilizer; guilds; a purse with painted fabric.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Quilting Arts

    Free-form machine embroidery; quilted boots; creating special effects on images before printing.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Quilting Arts

    Stenciling and stamping hot soy wax; adding color with fabric paints; colorful screen-printed fabrics; breakdown printing.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Quilting Arts

    Screen printing using flour paste resists; stenciling on different surfaces; large scale and whimsical prints.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Quilting Arts

    Winslow market tote; reversible patchwork tote with grommets; colorful applique bag.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Quilting Arts

    Small art quilt made with fabric, textile paint and thread; a bag style features interchangeable covers; resist painting.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Quilting Arts

    Creating fabric from a collagraph printing plate; ruching; surface design technique.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Quilting Arts

    Quilt National; still life framed art quilt; Alliance for American Quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Quilting Arts

    Quilted table skirt adapts to any color scheme; combining ink and aloe vera gel; stencils.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Quilting Arts

    Eco-friendly quilting; accent features ultrasuede; clutch purse; beaded embellishments.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Quilting Arts

    Couching; telamadera fusion uses fabric, wood and shapes.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Quilting Arts

    Using fabric to create beads; apron; the design process.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Quilting Arts

    Metal embellishments on a quilted wall panel; using photos as the palette for machine quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Quilting Arts

    Quilt blocks; oil paint sticks; collage book with pockets; rail fence quilt pattern.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Quilting Arts

    No-sew fabric fortune cookies; shibori dyeing; International Quilt Festival; collage door book.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Quilting Arts

    Free-motion designs; a stitchable paper, mixed-media collage; SAQA exhibit.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Quilting Arts

    Original ways to design with fabric; a landscape from cut and fused fabric; collage house books.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Quilting Arts

    Fused applique and thread painting; stitched and stenciled book with photos and ephemera.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Quilting Arts

    Free motion paper quilt collage; a colorful whole cloth doggie jacket; creating complex geometric patterns.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Quilting Arts

    Creating a stamp from an eraser; transferring photocopies to fabric; free motion quilting; kaleidoscope effect on a wall hanging.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Quilting Arts

    Mixed media quilting with metal; needle tension and thread strength; machine embroidery patterns on fabric-wrapped corded items.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Quilting Arts

    Scarves; decorative apron features zippers and trims; mixing color.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Quilting Arts

    Thread painting; mixed media home decor; pillows made from fabric paper; collaged backgrounds perfect for small stitched projects.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Quilting Arts

    Grommeted tote bag; revival of a knit shirt with fusing; taking a decorative stitch into an embroidery function; quilting stencils.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Quilting Arts

    A new twist on free form quilting and framing quilted pieces; color; software.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Quilting Arts

    Free motion sketching; fabric portrait; incorporating trends into designs; combining patterns.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Quilting Arts

    Over-dyeing commercial fabric; discharging; whimsical wall hanging; contemporary patterns from traditional blocks.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Quilting Arts

    Alternate finishing and binding techniques; surface embellishments using paint in crayon form; using two threads to decorate.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Quilting Arts

    Fabric manipulation -- folding, pleating, gathering and scrunching; free motion text on quilts; finishing technique for small art quilt.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Quilting Arts

    Jay McCarroll talks about the challenges of designing his first line of fabrics; clutch made from recycled materials.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Arts (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Quilting Arts

    Surface transformation; fusing; embellished frame; mini self-portrait quilt; recycling; canvas wall hanging.

  • Quilting Arts - Stitch (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:


    Argyle stitch pattern; thread; fabric book; skewed blocks; free motion quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - Inks & Dyes (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Inks & Dyes

    Fabric books feature paint; adding patina to sewing notions; dyeing batting and interfacing for colorful effects.

  • Quilting Arts - Color Our World (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Color Our World

    Whimsical birdhouse quilt designed with prefused fabric scraps; color; batik process for a color explosion.

  • Quilting Arts - On the Surface (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    On the Surface

    Marbling fabric using shaving cream; images fused into stars; putting words on quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Challenges (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:


    Incorporating tropical events into quilting; adding personal style into designs; wearable quilt projects; printing photos on fabric.

  • Quilting Arts - Retro (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    Placements with a vintage look feature vinyl; crazy patch modern purse; short software lesson.

  • Quilting Arts - Technology (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Adding additional layers to a machine quilted surface; 3-D ornaments; designing a quilt using software.

  • Quilting Arts - Home Decor (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Home Decor

    Table runner; stitchable transfers; pin woven portraits.

  • Quilting Arts - The World Around Us (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The World Around Us

    Traveling exhibit entitled "Imagine -- Hope"; making fabric from photos, scans and doodles; two quilt exhibits.

  • Quilting Arts - Alternative Fabrics (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Alternative Fabrics

    Using batting as a surface for stitching; a purse using organza and freezer paper screen printing; stitching and layering organzas and tulles.

  • Quilting Arts - Fruits, Veggies and Flowers (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Fruits, Veggies and Flowers

    Create fabric with paint; color theory; bias fusing techniques for making flower stems; vintage aprons.

  • Quilting Arts - Lifestyle Sewing (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Lifestyle Sewing

    How to integrate color and pattern on everyday quilted items; journal quilting; stitched fabric portfolio.

  • Quilting Arts - Collage (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    Mounting a small collage onto a painted, gallery-wrapped canvas; mixed media collage; fabric collage; computer collage for a colorful purse.

  • Quilting Arts - Basics (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:


    Recipe box; the right color thread could change the appearance of a quilt; fabric and paper printing; nine patch quilt made from painted batting.

  • Quilting Arts - KIS (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:


    Software and the computer can help save time when doing projects; freezer paper stencils and paint sticks; frame quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - Paints and Dyes (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Paints and Dyes

    How to over-dye fabric to make original designs; blending colors when stenciling images on fabric; Japanese printing using rubber replica fish.

  • Quilting Arts - Graphic Elements (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Graphic Elements

    Artist canvas with a kaleidoscope image; fusing on paper with liquid thread and crystals; channel quilting and decorative stitches.

  • Quilting Arts - Photo Images (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Photo Images

    Alter and print one-of-a-kind images for a fabric book; 3-D holographic pictures in fabric.

  • Quilting Arts - Green (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    Using the foil wrappers from chocolates to embellish cloths; fusing a large floral design; air brushing.

  • Quilting Arts - Trends (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    Combining needle felting with quilting; screen printing; digital stitching combined with traditional techniques.

  • Quilting Arts - Fabric and Design (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Fabric and Design

    Unique background; importing scanned fabrics; color selection in projects from applique to patchwork.

  • Quilting Arts - Thread Painting (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Thread Painting

    Using thread as an embellishment; free motion dimensional leaves using thread, fabric and water-soluble stabilizer.

  • Quilting Arts - Embellishment (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    Puff paints create dimension on quilts; fabric pillow charms; embellishing with zippers.

  • Quilting Arts - Texture (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    Paint fusible web to create one-of-a-kind fabrics; textures enhanced with rolled-on paint color.

  • Quilting Arts - Color (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    An applique technique using free motion stitching; journal cover from a recycled book; whimsical pop art pet portraits.

  • Quilting Arts - Every Picture Tells a Story (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Every Picture Tells a Story

    Taking a design from a picture to a quilt; narrative quilts; choosing threads and fabrics.

  • Quilting Arts - Flower Power (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Flower Power

    Whole cloth flower quiltlet blossoms with color; using a wreathmaker template to make petals on the computer; bindings.

  • Quilting Arts - Tools of the Trade (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Tools of the Trade

    Using a tool to slash and burn; yo-yo made from embroidered silk and cotton; prepping a quilt; free motion stitching.

  • Quilting Arts - Text Messaging (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Text Messaging

    Writing on quilts with stitching, gel pens and markers; waxless batik effects; embroidered borders; diary quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilted Collages -- Getting Scrappy (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Quilted Collages -- Getting Scrappy

    Turning scraps into collaged quilts; fabric rubber stamping; using sticky back fabric; piping sets off individual blocks.

  • Quilting Arts - Home Decor (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Home Decor

    Artful coasters; felted bowls; thread weight; tiebacks.

  • Quilting Arts - Photo Fabric Collage (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Photo Fabric Collage

    Manipulating photos on the computer; changing the size, color and tone of photos before transferring them to fabric; fabric collage.

  • Quilting Arts - Quilting Every Day (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Quilting Every Day

    Artist trading cards; baby ensemble and tote; embroidered quilt blocks; journal quilts.

  • Quilting Arts - Pictorial Quilts (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Pictorial Quilts

    Creative self-portraits; digital quilting; flawless satin stitching; making whole cloth painted quilts using textile paints.

  • Quilting Arts - Free-Motion Quilting and Machine Needle-Felting (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Free-Motion Quilting and Machine Needle-Felting

    Machine needle felting; free motion quilting; random lines in a block create patterns; free motion and fusibles.

  • Quilting Arts - Landscape Quilts (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Landscape Quilts

    Whimsical landscape quilt; accordion style landscapes; creating the illusion of mountains, hills, trees and clouds; omnimotion border.

  • Quilting Arts - Embellishments and Encrustations (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Embellishments and Encrustations

    Beads, sequin, yarn and metal add dimension and sparkle; fabric foiling or adhering foils on fabric; adding digital pictures to quilting.

  • Quilting Arts - Mixed-Media (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Dimensional quilts; transforming bits of tissue papers and gift wrap into fabrics that can be stitched and embellished.

  • Quilting Arts - Surface Designs (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Surface Designs

    Original colorful fabrics; versatile stencil; kaleidoscope cards; printing a watercolor image on printer fabric.

  • Quilting Arts - Texture (Episode 268)
    Episode 268:


    Adding color and patterns to papers and collaging them onto canvas or vintage linens; adding surface elements and thread painting.

  • Quilting Arts - Inspired to Quilt (Episode 267)
    Episode 267:

    Inspired to Quilt

    A family tree quilt; charming matted landscapes capture travel memories.

  • Quilting Arts - Inspired by Color (Episode 266)
    Episode 266:

    Inspired by Color

    Creating color rich patterns in the tradition of Shibori dyeing; changing background fabrics; digital fabric printing.

  • Quilting Arts - Tech/Computer Design (Episode 265)
    Episode 265:

    Tech/Computer Design

    Mosaic quilts using digital images; determining the value of fabrics; assessing value and composition with a camera.