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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

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Guest Mallory Donohue and host Sara Gallegos join forces to teach crazy quilting! This laptop sleeve is a fun place to try it out, and go wild with the embroidery options on your sewing machine.

Simple construction of these "cubbyhole" blocks makes a great study of lights and darks. Mary and Marianne stress cutting accuracy and a consistent quarter inch seam for the success of creating this pattern.

Tackle cutting like a pro when you learn to cut 60-degree diamonds from simple strips. Learn tips for joining rows and adding borders with ease to create this stunning quilt.

Beloved teacher Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to teach you what exactly goes into custom longarm quilting. When you have a spectacular quilt top, it deserves a thoughtful quilting design. Angela and Sara talk through the decisions a longarmer can make to really make patchwork pop.

Marianne Fons plays with value in the Shoofly blocks, alternating her Triangle-Square placement to create dark-side-in or light-side-in quilt blocks. Marianne joins Sara Gallegos to teach you how to work with those Triangle-Squares, as well as how to easily create continuous bias binding for the sweet, three-sided, scalloped border.

Deciding which thread is best for the job can be a bit daunting. Mary Fons and guest, Sara Gallegos, discuss the things to consider the next time you find yourself selecting just the right thread for your current project.

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