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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting
Home Page: http://www.fonsandporter.com
Channel: KWSU

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
9:00 AM
Lovebirds Placemat
Many quilters love small projects. Mary Fons and her guest Patrick Lose share techniques for fusible applique. They also give tips for finishing your stitching with perfection.



Saturday, September 6, 2014
10:30 AM
Flower Power Table Runner
Grandmother's Flower Garden is a very traditional pattern that many of us dream about tackling someday. Mary will be joined by Eleanor Burns in this episode to present her approach to hexagons and triangles to make the fabulous Flower Power Table Runner.



Tuesday, September 9, 2014
9:00 AM
On The Square
Marianne Fons was inspired by an antique quilt for this project. Marianne and Mary teach techniques for working with flannel, using a triangle trimmer for accurate piecing, and using fabric scraps to make a border.



Saturday, September 13, 2014
10:30 AM
Double Stars
Repetition creates a secondary design when two sizes of the same quilt block are combined to create the Double Stars. Mary Fons is joined by Jodi Davis is this episode to show you the basics of creating the 8-point star block.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014
9:00 AM
Cubbyholes
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.



Saturday, September 20, 2014
10:30 AM
Neapolitan
Block Exchanges, what are they? How do I organize one? What kinds of things should you consider? Mary Fons and Liz Porter will guide you through all the considerations and details required to set up a successful block exchange program.



Tuesday, September 23, 2014
9:00 AM
Random Acts of Happy
This modern version of an antique "crazy quilt" is sure to inspire. Update the color palette and fall in love with the simplicity and freedom of crazy quilting.



Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:30 AM
Machine Quilting
Mary's guest Angela Huffman will show you how a simple piece of plastic will take your quilts from plain to Blue ribbon ready. Demonstrations include straight line channel quilting, the selection and use of rulers and templates, and how to create spaces on your quilt top for fabulous motifs.



Tuesday, September 30, 2014
9:00 AM
Flower Power Table Runner
Grandmother's Flower Garden is a very traditional pattern that many of us dream about tackling someday. Mary will be joined by Eleanor Burns in this episode to present her approach to hexagons and triangles to make the fabulous Flower Power Table Runner.