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Reverse Appliqué with Rossie Hutchinson, Fresh Quilting 108

In this episode of Fresh Quilting, fabric designer Luana Rubin takes us on a tour of her most recent fabric collection inspired by a trip to Cuba. Then, Allison Evans and Heather Grant brainstorm fresh approaches to charity quilting. And finally, Rossie Hutchinson shows how reverse appliqué is the perfect… Read More

Scraps and Pieces with Shannon Brinkley, Fresh Quilting 109

In this episode of Fresh Quilting, Shannon Brinkley collages fabric scraps to create a technique called scrappy appliqué. Then, Jacquie Gering and Heather Grant discuss guild scholarship programs. Finally, pattern designer Elizabeth Dackson reveals her tried-and-true techniques for foundation paper piecing. Read More

Shapes and Half-Rectangle Triangles with Latifah Saafir, Fresh Quilting 110

In this episode of Fresh Quilting, quilter Latifah Saafir shows how to create new shapes and block designs with half-rectangle triangles. Then, Heather Grant and Elizabeth Dackson discuss planning and executing a guild demonstration day. Finally, Victoria Findlay Wolfe shares innovative ideas for using a die-cutter to create new quilt designs. Read More

From Concept to Quilt with Heather Jones, Fresh Quilting 112

In this episode of Fresh Quilting, author and quilter Heather Jones shows how to break a photograph into components and translate it into a quilt design. Then, Kara Sanders and Elizabeth Dackson talk about the benefits and challenges of building a modern quilt community online. Finally, Shannon Brinkley shares best… Read More

Create and Recreate with Victoria Findlay, Fresh Quilting 113

In our final Fresh Quilting episode of the season, improv quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe shows what’s possible with found fabrics. Then, Brenda Ratliff and Heather Grant discuss how Round Robins are a great way to build community and learn new skills. Finally, Heather Jones infuses traditional quilt blocks with a… Read More

Shapes with Rebecca Kemp Brent, Fresh Quilting 102

In this episode of Fresh Quilting, MQG Marketing Director Heather Grant delves into modern quilt aesthetics, and Rossie Hutchinson and quilter Elizabeth Dackson talk improv quilt events. Finally, writer and instructor Rebecca Kemp Brent demonstrates how to use new cutting and quilting technology to construct a confetti star quilt design. Read More

Curves and Strips with Jen Carlton-Bailly, Fresh Quilting 103

In this episode of Fresh Quilting, we look at quilt construction piece by piece. Modern quilter Jen Carlton-Bailly shows how one simple curved block can be used in hundreds of designs. Then, fiber artist Shelly Gilliland joins Heather Grant with ideas for a quilting Service Day. Finally, join textile artist Chawne Kimber… Read More

Design Options with Christina Cameli, Fresh Quitling 101

It’s Fresh Quilting‘s very first episode! Author and free-motion quilt artist Christina Cameli explains her methods for determining which areas to quilt and showcases some of her best free-motion techniques. Next Heather Grant and art historian/quilter Allison Evans discuss best practices for planning a charity quilt event. And finally, author and quilter Jacquie Gering… Read More

Messages and Motifs with Chawne Kimber, Fresh Quilting 105

On this episode of Fresh Quilting, Chawne Kimber uses raw-edge appliqué to create quilts with themes of social justice. Then, quilt guild activist Katie Jones-Burford offers tips for planning a quilt show on a shoestring budget. Finally, Rebecca Kemp Brent shows off a modern feather design for an updated whole… Read More