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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Marianne Fons & daughter, Mary Fons, showcase their passion for quilting through in-depth demonstrations on a variety of quilting topics. Beginner or expert, viewers with a love of quilting will be inspired by their tips, designs and techniques.

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Designed as a wedding gift for two family friends, the quilt taught on this episode by Marianne and Mary Fons celebrates the joining of two families - separated by 7,047 miles! The quilt design itself is a modern-day adaptation of a 19th century patchwork block.

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Fri Jul 5th, 6:00am
Fri Jul 5th, 12:00pm

Celebrate everyone's different creative styles by building a patchwork neighborhood-row by row-with your quilting friends. Sara Gaellgos is joined by Angela Huffman to teach patchwork house blocks, both traditional and improvisational, as well as how to re-size blocks using a simple technique.

Every longarmer will encounter applique quilts at some point during their quilting journey. What's the best way to handle them? Special guest Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to talk through the strategies that make it fun!

A scrap quilt masterpiece inspired by an antique, Waste Not, Want Not is a strip-pieced design by guest Marianne Fons. The triangle units are placed to create a bull's-eye effect that will stop you in your tracks. Join Marianne and host Sara Gallegos to learn more about this quilt's history and techniques.

Vintage quilts can be a great source of inspiration for a quilter. Marianne took on the challenge to re-create a 1940s Victory Quilt design using more modern methods of cutting and piecing.

Striking designs are created through a variety of methods. In this episode Patrick and Nancy McNally will examine the fun of working with batiks, the steps taken in paper foundation piecing and the way to create a secondary design with sashing choices. Techniques and tips for quilters at all levels of experience.

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