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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Latest Episodes

Returning to "Love of Quilting" for a few special episodes, Marianne and Mary Fons get scrappy with a "classic Fons & Porter" quilt. Patchworthy plays with nine-patches sourced from a block exchange with Liz Porter and her Texas-based quilt pals.

Designer Christina McCourt's Patchy Stars is rich with unexpected techniques, including a strip-set corner that looks mitered, but isn't. Host Sara Gallegos and Christina break down the construction of this medallion-style quilt into simple lessons.

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.

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