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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

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Pieced in the aftermath of 9-11, the quilt top for Angela Huffman's Patriot waited for the right time to be completed. A traditional design, but with unusual cornerstones and wide borders, the quilting had to be a perfect match. This episode explores foundation piecing, self-sashing patchwork, and the trapunto technique!

Classics are always eye catching and Picnic in Provence is definitely a classic. Patrick and his guests Joanie Holton and Melanie Greseth will discuss the construction of this diagonal set quilt, demonstrate their applique method and provide tips for finishing your quilt like a pro.

Marianne and Mary Fons stop back this season as special guests to teach a few fun quilts, including Piecing a Blue Streak, a sassy column quilt from Mary. Combining solid setting triangles with scrappy stars is even more fun when Marianne and Mary Fons showing you how!

Sara Gallegos demonstrates how to make a three dimensional quilt block that's actually a secret pocket! Perfect for a purse or tote, we whipped up a lunch tote, lined with a special insulated lining to keep the interior cool.

Pioneer Rose, designed by Jennifer Schifano Thomas, is a favorite quilt at Fons & Porter, in part because there's so much to learn! Special guest teacher Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to break the lessons down into easy-to-absorb steps.

A quilt that dazzles the eye with curves that flow from block to block - Pixie Wings will be the next on your "I have to make it" list. Mary and her guest Amy Ellis present one our newest template sets that enables you to create wonderful curves with accuracy.

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