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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Latest Episodes

Mary Fons and Sara Gallegos show you the wonders of the technology that makes embroidery and stippling quick and easy.

Mary Fons is joined by Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co. Jenny shows how to use one 40-strip pack to create an innovative and dynamic quilt. It's quick and easy piecing with a bit of applique for visual interest.

Quilts and quilt blocks can be inspired by nature. A picnic quilt is the perfect place to enjoy that nature inspired creation. Mary joined by Liz and Elizabeth Evans will teach the snowball block and variations to make a "strawberry" shape. They will also walk you through the assembly of their quilt.

Quilter's always have leftover fabric. Here is the perfect way to use up everything. Patrick and his quest Dodi Poulsen will teach you how to get organized and build blocks that "jump" off the design wall. By selecting a strong focus fabric your foundation pieces your blocks come to life, one strip at a time. This relaxing method, frees you from the exacting math of traditional patchwork.

Mary Fons and her guest Patrick Lose will step you through the basics of preparing fabrics for applique and how best to finish the outer edge.

In this episode you will be introduced to diagonal seams to create simple star blocks and how to trim an over-sized block to the correct dimension. Marianne and Mary will also guide you thru the recording process for registering a Quilt of Valor.

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