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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Marianne Fons & daughter, Mary Fons, showcase their passion for quilting through in-depth demonstrations on a variety of quilting topics. Beginner or expert, viewers with a love of quilting will be inspired by their tips, designs and techniques.

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A scrap quilt masterpiece inspired by an antique, Waste Not, Want Not is a strip-pieced design by guest Marianne Fons. The triangle units are placed to create a bull's-eye effect that will stop you in your tracks. Join Marianne and host Sara Gallegos to learn more about this quilt's history and techniques.

Vintage quilts can be a great source of inspiration for a quilter. Marianne took on the challenge to re-create a 1940s Victory Quilt design using more modern methods of cutting and piecing.

Striking designs are created through a variety of methods. In this episode Patrick and Nancy McNally will examine the fun of working with batiks, the steps taken in paper foundation piecing and the way to create a secondary design with sashing choices. Techniques and tips for quilters at all levels of experience.

Mary Fons and Patrick Lose will show you how to create beautiful applique designs. They will also teach a great economical way to create continuous bias binding so you can finish projects like a pro.

Our quilts reflect the experiences of our lives. The autumn season turns our attention quilting as the nights become cool and the leaves begin to take on the colors of fall. Autumn Starshine is a great example of capturing that fall palette. Patrick and Lynette Jensen will present techniques for making star blocks, piecing perfect borders and a beautiful binding.

This bar quilt features 4-patches set on point in a classic blue and yellow combination with a pop of orange. Judy Hansen and Mary Fons demonstrate how slightly over-sizing your blocks can create more accurate trimmed blocks when piecing. They also share a tip for using a walking foot while piecing.

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