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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

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Ideas for quilts come from many places and we can honor vintage quilters by creating contemporary versions of their design. Mary Fons and Jodi Davis will show you how a paper foundation pieced block is constructed, with great tips to create fabulous and precise angles.

Special guest teacher Angela Huffman and host Sara Gallegos teach It Waves Forever, a column-style Quilt of Valor. Column-style designs are adaptable, and allow you to play with different types of quilt blocks. This quilt is ideal for customizing, including adding special touches of quilting.

Would you like to add a touch of whimsy to your next pool side gathering? This beach ball placemat and mini mat project would be the perfect addition. Patrick and Marianne will walk you through the basics of raw edge applique with tips on machine quilting like a pro.

Quilts serve as mementos in many ways, from Album quilts to T-shirt quilts, but here's a technique that may be new to you! Sara Gallegos and special guest Angela Huffman show how you can use bobbin work to stitch children's drawings onto quilt blocks. The cleverly pieced hanging mantle scarf is a fabulous way to show them off!

When you find a block pattern you love, does it also have a "sister" block? We will define the term and show you how to creatively design a quilt using that as your inspiration. Patrick and AnneMarie Chany discuss color choices, techniques and arrangement of patchwork-all decisions we address in this episode.

A great way to take your quilting with you is to create this fabulous tote that incorporates leather into the design.

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