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 lifes 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... [see more] lesson on how to portray artists by stitching realistic hair in a portrait quilt.
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.