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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

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Patrick Lose our guest discusses the variety of threads that are available and how to select the right thread for your project. Mary and Patrick will also address the use of tear-away stabilizers in your applique projects. They will demonstrate how to create flawless inside and outside corners and points when using the satin stitch.

Mary Fons and her guest Amy Ellis will present a great project that uses diamonds cut from this "new" fabric. They will teach you a simple y-seam technique that will assist you in making great star blocks for your next project.

Patterned from a World War II quilt, Star-Spangled Banner incorporates a rare, vintage quilt block called the Hummingbird block. When combined with patriotic colors, the effect is stunning. Marianne Fons appears as special guest on this episode to teach the paper-piecing techniques needed for this special quilt.

WGBY Create
Sat Jun 27th, 7:00am

Starring Sunflowers is a wonderful design for anyone dreaming of summer... Or wondering how to work with border prints! Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman break down Ann Lauer's quilt into easy-to-understand steps that will have you ready to quilt right away!

Come visit with Marianne and Mary Fons as they join us for a few episodes, this time with an update on a Liz Porter design. Mary says, "If it's scrappy, I'm happy," but even with scraps, deliberate placement affects the design. And in this case, the end result is an "I-Spy" quilt!

This unusual arrangement creates six point stars that leave the nine-patch blocks dancing in back and forth across the quilt.

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