One of the icons of contemporary quilting, Susan Shie, offers a sneak peek into her sketchbook as she invites us to forget about the rules and draw with the innocence of a child. Then meet Jill Jensen, a master of free motion. Her stitching enhances the imagery and is used to emphasize parts of the printed image and create motion. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp ends the episode with a simplified batik process that uses a tjanting to trace the design with soy wax. She then adds color and finally removes... [see more] the wax.
Quilting Arts explores art quilting on the surface - and beyond. Using a variety of fabrics, fibers, mediums and designs, Susan and her amazing, creative guest artists show you how to make contemporary quilting a part of every day with Quilting Arts.