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

Saturday, August 2, 2014
10:30 AM
Serger Techniques - Ruffles and More
The return of the apron has inspired this episode. Mary Fons and guest Jenny Doan demonstrate how to use a tea towel to make an apron and then embellish it using a serger to create ruffles. Jenny will also share techniques for using the serger to finish edges, sew seams, and attach ruffles.



Tuesday, August 5, 2014
9:00 AM
Speaking of Thread
Patrick Lose our guest discusses the variety of threads that are available and how to select the right thread for your project. Mary and Patrick will also address the use of tear-away stabilizers in your applique projects. They will demonstrate how to create flawless inside and outside corners and points when using the satin stitch.



Saturday, August 9, 2014
10:30 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.



Tuesday, August 12, 2014
9:00 AM
Easy Baby Quilts
Mary and Marianne demonstrate techniques for creating triangles, cutting only squares. They will show how to make baby quilt tops in just one day of piecing. Using the new Fons & Porter Triangle Square and Hourglass Template Set you will find a variety of block sizes available for easy reference printed on the templates.



Saturday, August 16, 2014
10:30 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.



Tuesday, August 19, 2014
9:00 AM
Wagon Wheels
Quilters love quilts inspired by the past. This quilt was inspired by an antique quilt. Mary Fons and Liz Porter demonstrate how to use a template set to create the 9-blade fan unit and present tips for piecing curves. They will also discuss making a border using your remaining fabrics to enhance your quilt top.



Saturday, August 23, 2014
10:30 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.



Tuesday, August 26, 2014
9:00 AM
Serger Techniques - Ruffles and More
The return of the apron has inspired this episode. Mary Fons and guest Jenny Doan demonstrate how to use a tea towel to make an apron and then embellish it using a serger to create ruffles. Jenny will also share techniques for using the serger to finish edges, sew seams, and attach ruffles.



Saturday, August 30, 2014
10:30 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.