Quilting Celebrations Episodes

Episode 204 [Watch entire episode now]
Jessica Gamez returns to Quilting Celebrations with Patrick Lose again this month, and this time she brings her mother, DeLoa Jones, along to share some of her longarm quilting expertise. DeLoa has been in the longarm quilting business for 13 years and, whether you're a longarm quilter or not, you'll get some great quilting inspiration in this episode. 

Segment 1 [Watch now]
In the first segment, Patrick visits with DeLoa and Jessica and DeLoa shares a great show-and-tell collection of her work. You'll see some wonderful examples of quilting for both traditional and non-traditional quilts. 

Segment 2 [Watch now]
In segment two, Patrick looks on as DeLoa "doodles" at the Gammill Vision longarm machine. She also shows us the basics of quilting feathers. With this basic knowledge of how to quilt feathers and some practice, many variations can be achieved for elegant or whimsical doodle quilting. 

Segment 3 [Watch now]
Speaking of whimsical quilting, wait til you see how DeLoa quilts her "chickens" in segment three. She also shares some tips on quilting around appliques and embroidery using a special tool she designed specifically for that purpose. At the end of the segment, Patrick gives us a peek at one of his favorite designs for the fall issue of Quilting Celebrations magazine which hits newsstands on July 3rd. 

Episode 203 [Watch entire episode now]

Quilters are often multi-talented when it comes to creativity and that's why Patrick thinks you'll enjoy meeting Patti Connor of SamSarah Design Studio in this month's episode of Quilting Celebrations with Patrick Lose.

Week 1 [Watch now]
Patti began quilting when her children were small and then developed a very successful cross-stitch business offering her wonderful and whimsical designs to a loyal following. Now she's quilting again, and using her needlework to embellish a lot of her quilts, as you can see in the first segment of this episode. Join us for some inspiration! 

Week 2 [Watch now]
In the second segment, Patti shares a cute project to make for a graduate. The mini quilt is easy to make using Warm Bond batting from the Warm Company and is cleverly embellished with some simple embroidery stitches you can learn with Patrick. Watch as she shows Patrick how to embellish your quilts. 

Week 3 [Watch now]
In the third segment, Patti shows us another great little gift for a graduate (or for yourself!). Use iron-on vinyl to create a protective and attractive case for a tablet. Patrick also has a new pattern for the "Bubbly Butterflies" quilt you've been requesting. 

Episode 202 [Watch entire episode now]

In this episode of Quilting Celebrations, Susan Cleveland from Pieces Be With You joins Patrick and offers some new techniques for appliqué and embellishment. Get her free "Show Your Colors" flag pattern and her latest book and great tools at www.piecesbewithyou.com.

Week 1 [Watch-now]
Susan brings a great show and tell of her work to share with us and you'll love seeing the intricate details she uses to embellish her smaller quilts. She also shows off the latest jewelry she found on her travels in Arizona!

Week 2 [Watch-now]
At the Koala Studio, Susan joins Patrick to show some of her meticulous techniques for creating quilts in fun and unexpected shapes. You'll also learn how she creates her trademark piping.

Week 3 [Watch-now]
Learn to make decorative prairie points the way Susan does and use them to add pizazz to your next quilting project. She also shows us how to apply the piping we made in Week 2 and finish her Happy Daisy mini quilt.

Join us for a springtime Quilting Celebrations with Patrick Lose!

Episode 201, Part 1 [Watch-now]
It's a new season of Quilting Celebrations with Patrick Lose and Patrick has a new "toy". He's always been a fan of hand-stitched embellishment on his applique projects and now Baby Lock has a machine that produces the same look in a fraction of the time for those who aren't as fond of stitching by hand. He's designed a cute Easter Bunny placemat for this episode and he'll show you how the Sashiko machine can add even more character to it.

The Baby Lock Sashiko machine creates beautiful running stitches in the style of the traditional Japanese quilting. In the first segment, Patrick has invited guest Kay Capps-Cross back to his studio to play with the machine and the two will show examples of what they were able to accomplish with it and talk a little bit about the art of traditional Japanese Sashiko.

Episode 201, Part 2  [Watch-now] 
In segment two, Kay joins Patrick at the Sashiko machine and demonstrates just how easy it is to learn and use the machine to create Sashiko quilting or to simply embellish an already-quilted project.

Episode 201, Part 3  [Watch-now] 
In the third segment, Patrick takes his turn at the machine to easily embellish the round Easter Bunny placemat he designed especially for this episode. You'll be amazed at what the Sashiko machine can do. Happy Easter and Happy Quilting from Quilting Celebrations with Patrick Lose!

Episode 112, Part 1 [watch-now] 

In the final show of our first season of Quilting Celebrations with Patrick Lose, we spend some time on the process of creating a quilt's "crowning" details. What determines how a quilt will be quilted? What is the separate design process that happens after a quilt top is finished? Patrick welcomes his friend, long arm quilter, Jessica Jones, back to the show to answer these and more questions about quilting to help take the mystique out of technique. Join Jessica and Patrick in the first segment as they share a show-and-tell of Patrick's quilts beautifully quilted by Jessica for his new book, Special Delivery Quilts #2. Jessica is a true artist and has lots to share for beginning and experienced quilters, alike.

Episode 112, Part 2  [watch-now] 
In the second segment, Jessica brings us to the Gammill Vision long arm machine and shows us why she's an award-winning quilter! Do you remember Patrick's Picnic Perfect "Tulip Garden" quilt featured in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of Quilting Celebrations magazine? Jessica shows us how she achieved the contemporary and whimsical feathering on the tulips and also the treatment she used on the sashings.

Episode 112, Part 3  [watch-now] 
In segment three, Patrick asks Jessica to "play" at the machine and show us some of the fun and funky designs she uses to artfully decorate the quilts he's designed. You won't want to miss this episode of Quilting Celebrations with Patrick Lose, especially if you're looking to build your repertoire of fun and festive quilting techniques!

Episode 111, Part 1 [watch-now]

Patrick's granddaughter, Lily, loves Valentine's Day and he's designed a great gift for her that you can easily make for someone you love. Using his Kona Colorworks yarn-dyed fabrics in Lily's favorite shades of pink, he's made her a very "girly" pillow that says L-O-V-E in appliquéd letters. In the first segment of the episode, Patrick and friends discuss the project and how you can make it even more easily if you're a machine embroiderer. He also tells us about fabric grain and shows us some tips for working with plaid yarn-dyed fabrics.

Episode 111, Part 2 [watch-now]
In segment two, Kay Capps Cross joins Patrick at the Koala Sewing Studio to learn how to make the front of the pillow's quilted covering including the appliqué letters and quilting details. Patrick shows a neat trick for preparing the pillow's corners for adding purchased trim and removing bulk. To finish the segment, learn how easy it is to add a whimsical pom pom fringe to this, or any of your sewing projects. 

Episode 111, Part 3 [watch-now]
To finish the Valentine's Day pillow, in the third segment, Patrick shows us how to make the back of the quilted pillow covering in such a way that it can be easily removed for cleaning. This is a great tip to learn for making any pillow project. All that's left is to sew the front to the back, using some tips for working with the pom pom fringe trim. This project is so easy to accomplish, you'll want to make quilted covers and shams for all of your pillows. Happy Valentine's Day!

Episode 110, Part 1 [watch-now]
On this episode let's spend some time learning about embellishing with thread. Patrick's guest is Eric Drexler from Sulky of America. In the first segment, Eric shows Patrick lots of wonderful pieces that he's created using Sulky threads to embellish fabric prints and create treasures. The pieces are beautifully painted with thread and you won't want to miss this amazing show and tell.

Episode 110, Part 2 [watch-now]
In segment two, Eric takes some time at the machine with Patrick to show us exactly how he paints with thread to embellish a cotton fabric print. Eric makes this technique a lot easier to accomplish than you might think and, if you've always wanted to give it a try, now's the time!

Episode 110, Part 3 [watch-now]
Eric has also brought a project from Joyce Drexler's new book, "Fun with Sulky® Blendables and Solid Color Cotton Threads" and, in segment three of this episode, he takes us through the steps to create a really cute seasonal tissue box cover. This episode gives you lots of ideas for using some of that thread in your stash!

Episode 109, Part 1 [watch-now]
It's November, already, and that means it's time to be getting into high gear and making some progress on your handmade holiday decorations and gift projects. This month we're focusing on the finishing details of one of the projects Patrick designed for the Fall/Winter 2011 issue of Quilting Celebrations magazine. In segment one, Sharron Meyer joins Patrick for a little bit of show-and-tell of her hand-stitched redwork-style pieces and they discuss the blanket stitched Homespun Holly table topper that Patrick designed and she made for the magazine.

Episode 109, Part 2 [watch-now]
In segment two, Sharron shows us the finer points of doing a blanket stitch by hand using embroidery floss or perle cotton. The curves and points of the holly leaves can be a bit of a challenge to the beginner but Sharron shows us how to easily and confidently finish the raw edges of the fusible appliques with a simple stitch that's perfect for creating a homespun look.

Episode 109, Part 3 [watch-now]
Segment three is for those of you who would rather let your machine do the work! Kay Capps-Cross is back with Patrick to show us how to successfully finish your appliques with a machine blanket stitch on a more brightly-colored contemporary version of the same holly applique. Then, Penny Sturges designer of Quilts Illustrated patterns, joins Patrick with some great purse and tote bag gift ideas for the ladies on your list and shows us how to create a simple fabric posy that can be used to adorn your gifts. It's the most wonderful quilting time of the year!

Episode 108, part 1 [watch-now]
Join Patrick, as he shares his Log Cabin Christmas throw quilt design with his friend Jessica Jones over a cup of hot cocoa. They discuss plans for quilting it on the Gammill Vision long arm machine, using a holly motif Patrick designed specifically for this project. If you've ever wondered how to print oversized templates on your home printer, Patrick gives Jessica a quick and easy demo on doing just that. Get the recipe for the hot cocoa and all of the instructions for making your own Log Cabin Christmas in the Fall/Winter 2011 issue of Quilting Celebrations magazine!

Whip up a batch of soul-warming hot cocoa to share with your family or fellow quilters. Then share the pleasure by creating a a cocoa mix that you can place in an attractive jar. Finish with these cute-as-all-get-out labels that you can print and include with your gift. Click here to download the labels for free.

Episode 108, part 2, [watch-now]
Jan Urioste, is back in the studio to help Patrick show us how to create the very simple and traditional log cabin block used to build the Log Cabin Christmas throw quilt. Using a variation of the colors in the original quilt, see how to make the quilt "sparkle" using Patrick's Luminescence collection from Robert Kaufman Fabrics. A log cabin quilt is the perfect way to celebrate all that it means to be " home for the holidays".

Episode 108, Part 3 [watch-now]
At the Gammill Vision long arm machine, watch Jessica Jones work her quilting magic using the holly templates Patrick designed and showed us how to print at the top of the show. Jessica also has tips for tracing the templates onto the quilt and successfully removing the marks after quilting. It's time for some Christmas quilting in this episode of Quilting Celebrations with Patrick Lose.

Episode 107, part 1 [watch-now]At the drawing board, Patrick visits with his friend, Ronda Garland, about their mutual love of Halloween and Patrick's new "Boo to You" door banner or wallhanging design. It's the perfect quilted project to greet the trick-or-treating beggars with something for everyone - a little piecing, a little appliqué and a lot of FUN!

To end this month's Halloween episode, Ronda's back in the studio to help Patrick show us how to quickly and easily make a no-nonsense hanging sleeve to attach to the back of the banner so we can use the coordinating wire hanger to display it. Patrick introduces some surprise visitors to the studio - his daughter, Katie and granddaughters, Lily and Anna - who have been the inspiration for so much of his work. Click here for the pattern.

Episode 107, part 2 [watch-now]
Boo to You! Here's a whimsical Halloween door banner to greet your ghoulish guests. This project offers something for everyone - a little piecing, a little applique and a lot of FUN!

Episode 107, part 3 [watch-now]
To end this month's Halloween episode, Ronda's back in the studio to help Patrick show us how to quickly and easily make a no-nonsense hanging sleeve to attach to the back of the banner so we can use the coordinating wire hanger to display it. Patrick introduces some surprise visitors to the studio - his daughter, Katie and granddaughters, Lily and Anna - who have been the inspiration for so much of his work.

August Leaves table runner

Episode 106, part 1 [watch-now]

Patrick's friend, Kay Capps Cross, joins him in his Quilt & Create Studio again this month where they discuss Patrick's design for the Autumn Leavestable toppers which will be featured in the Fall/Winter 2011 issue of Quilting Celebrations magazine. Kay and Patrick show you how to piece the center checkerboard-style patchwork on the table runner using an "interlocking" technique to create perfectly matched corners. It's time to start thinking about fall color and cooler weather!

The pattern for the August Leaves table toppers will appear in the Fall/Winter issue of Quilting Celebrations, in shops and on newsstands September 27th. These pieces require bias-cut binding and you can find detailed instructions for cutting continuous bias binding here

Episode 106, part 2 [watch-now]
This week's segment is packed with tips for making satin-stitched fusible applique easy. Patrick demonstrates how to trace the applique templates for theAutumn Leaves table toppers onto Lite Steam-a-Seam for fusing and then teaches some valuable techniques for satin-stitching like a pro! If your satin-stitched points on inside and outside corners need work, Patrick will show you how to make them perfect while creating the elements for a colorful fall tablescape.

Episode 106, part 3 [watch-now]
So you think longarm quilting machines are only for quilting bed-sized quilts? Think again! Patrick's talented longarm quilting friend, Jessica Jones, is back for another segment to show you how you can quilt the Autumn Leaves table runner and placemats on the wonderful Gammill Vision longarm quilting machine. Jessica teaches us her mother's "Dragon's Breath" fill design, perfect for creating a blustery sky background for the falling leaves.

Christmas in July

Episode 105, part 1 [watch-now]

Join Patrick, Jan and their friend, Ronda Garland in the Quilt & Create Studio where they show you a few of the techniques used to create the Christmas Card Caddy including Patrick's "scribble" quilting that can sometimes replace satin stitching on small applique elements.

Episode 105, part 2  [watch-now] It's a Christmas-in-July episode this month on Quilting Celebrations with Patrick Lose! In his design studio, Patrick and his friend, Jan Urioste, discuss Patrick's design for a festive and colorful Christmas Card Caddy for holding your season's greetings. They also play some grandbaby "show-and-tell". 

Episode 105, part 3 [watch-now]
Patrick, Jan and Ronda have some more fun in the studio making gift card holders that double as Christmas ornaments. Watch to see how quickly and easily you can make a whole bunch of ornaments that can also be used to deliver your holiday gift cards or other small gifts.

Bubbly Butterflies

Episode 104, part 1: [watch-now]
Jessica Barnett shows Patrick and Kay how to create fabric and paper flowers and butterflies for an arrangement to complete a whimsical spring or summer tablescape. Click here to watch Episode 11 at QNNtv.com!

Episode 104, parat 2: [watch-now]
Join Patrick and guest, Kay M Capps-Cross, as they demonstrate the technique explained in Winter 2010 issue of Quilting Celebrations for binding. There are a couple of great tips here, especially for perfectly mitered corners! Click here to watch Episode 11 at QNNtv.com!

Episode 104, part 3: [watch-now]

Patrick chats with Rosanne in his studio about his design for the "Bubbly Butterflies" table runner and mat. In Patrick's Quilt & Create Studio, learn tips for making this festive spring and summer table topper set! Click here to watch Episode 10 at QNNtv.com!

Reach for the Stars

Episode 103, part 1: [watch-now]
Celebrate any occasion with cupcake/cake decorating with handmade decorations. Patrick and Jessica Barnet from Creatopia both demonstrate how to make cupcake wrappers to coordinate with the "Reach for the Stars" banner for a graduation party. Click here to watch Episode 9 at QNNtv.com!

Episode 103, part 2: [watch-now]
Patrick and Sharron give you tips on how to construct "Reach for the Stars" banner including the placement and design of elements that make up this celebratory banner. Click here to watch Episode 8 at QNNtv.com!

Episode 103, part 3: [watch-now]
Join Patrick and Jessica Barnett as they discuss how to make his "Reach for the Stars" pattern which is perfect for any graduating student or graduation party.

In the Quilt & Create Studio, Patrick and Sharron Meyer incorporate using shades of graduating student's school colors to this design as well as demonstrating the tracing and cutting of letters and numbers. They also show how to hand stitch the outlined stars. Click here to watch Episode 7 at QNNtv.com!

It's a Baby

Episode 101, part 1: [watch-now]

Guest Jessica Jones demonstrates how to use a free-motion pattern to quilt the teddy bear faces on the "It's a Baby!" banners. You will love the finished product. Click here to watch Episode 2 at QNNtv.com!

Episode 101, part 2: [watch-now]
Patrick shares his idea for the "It's a Baby!" door banner which can be made to announce your "special delivery."

In his Quilt & Create Studio, Patrick and guest, Kay M Capps Cross, highlight several steps for creating the banners including strip-piecing the border, tracing templates, applying Lite Steam-a-Seam 2 to fabrics and satin stitching using Sulky Tear-Easy stabilizer and rayon threads. Click here to watch Episode 1 at QNNtv.com!

Episode 101, part 3: [watch-now]Celebrate the coming of a new baby by creating your own shower invitations from the teddy bear design. Jessica Barnett from Creatopia joins Patrick in this festive project.  If you don't have a Creatopia machine,  you can also use Sulky KK 2000 spray adhesive to bond your fabric to the cardstock backing. A simple, decorative machine stitch around the edges, using Sulky Premium 40 wt Rayon thread, is the perfect finishing touch.

Later, Patrick reconnects with the "Boulder Babes" you read about in the premiere issue of Quilting Celebrations magazine. They're partying at Fiddlesticks Quilt Shop in Boulder City, Nevada, which was the home of the first "Party with Patrick." Click here to watch Episode 3 at QNNtv.com!

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