Business, quilt tips featured on show

Information on critical business thinking, making kaleidoscope quilts and insertion lace machine embroidery will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Author Kivi Bernhard talks about the hunt for profit in a tough global economy. His book is titled “Leopardology,” and he compares critical business thinking with the hunt for the African leopard. Bernhard lives in Atlanta, Ga.

Jean Gilles Dean is a quilting expert, and she’s going to show how to create kaleidoscopes using large-print fabrics. She also has samples of finished quilts and quilt tops using square and/or diamond blocks. She’s from Midland, Texas.

Designer and digitizer Laura Waterfield is the owner of Laura’s Sewing Studio, and she’s going to demonstrate insertion lace machine embroidery, which creates an heirloom design that can be done on most fabrics. The secret to this technique is to use a wing needle, which she ‘ll show. Waterfield lives in Tomball, Texas.

Information on shisha and quilting will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Becky Hanson will demonstrate a technique called shisha, which involves tiny mirrors sandwiched into fabric, and will also show how to make twisted cords on the sewing machine. She’s with Singer Sewing Co. in Lavergne, Tenn.

Quilting expert and author Maggie Ball will talk about how to share the joy of quilting with the next generation. Her company is Dragon Fly Quilts, and she’s from Bainbridge Island, Wash.