Quilting, scrapbooking tips featured on show

Information on the importance of quilt labels, basic scrapbooking tips and card making ideas will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Kathy Bowers is a quilter and an author, and she explains that a quilt label is necessary to preserve history, as well as record who made the quilt and the date. It is also a way for the quilter to make a statement by repeating an element of the quilt top, and she’ll show how to do this. Bowers lives in Kelso, Wash.

Tyleen Caffrey, an independent scrapbooking consultant, will explain what the basic products, terminology and project ideas are in terms of scrapbooking, and tell how to get started without burning a hole in your pocket. Caffrey lives in Clovis.

Crafting expert Maria Nerius will show what’s hot in paper crafts and card making, including papers, card blanks, card styles, punches, stamps, inks and liquid laminates, just to name a few. She represents favecrafts.com and lives in Palm Bay, Fla.

Information on booking vacations online, cooking pasta and making floral bouquets will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Travel expert Kendra Thornton says location is usually the key to happiness when booking a hotel for a vacation or trip. She’ll discuss how to find the best hotels — and rates — online. She represents orbitz.com in Chicago, Ill.

Mark Wieser, owner of Fischer and Wieser in Fredericksburg, Texas, will talk about the different types of pasta and explain which pasta sauces are recommended for different recipes. The history of pizza will also be discussed.

Pat de Santis of Wrights will show how to make floral bouquets using Venice lace in different ways to add color and style to what she calls “tussie mussies.” She’ll also show how the embossing method can be used on lace to give it a metallic look. She lives in West Warren, Mass.