Love of Quilting TV Show – 1700 Series – Fons & Porter
Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting TV show has been on the air since 2003! The show was originally hosted by Marianne Fons and Liz Porter. Mary Fons began co-hosting with Marianne during the 1600 series.
Episode 1701:Amish Triangles
On this episode of Love of Quitling, Marianne and Mary Fons share how to change the size of a simple patchwork quilt pattern. They also demonstrate utility quilting for flannel quilts. Get a free instant download on Tips for Working with Flannel, to make your flannel quilts more accurate and efficient. Amish Triangles is featured in Easy Quilts Fall 2010. Click here for this episode’s download, Flannel Tips!.
Episode 1703:Fabric Weaving Fun
Marianne Fons and Mary Fons demonstrate a unique technique for making a woven panel and show how to use the panel in a project. Weaving Fun is featured in Love of Quilting January/February 2011.
Episode 1704:Argyle Stocking – Watch now on QNNTV.com
Sewing educator Linda Rainwater shares with Mary Fons her method of making a stocking that appears to be hand quilted.
Episode 1705:Jazzy Stars – Watch now on QNNTV.com
Marianne and Mary Fons demonstrate how to frame blocks using mitered corners and how to finish a quilt edge with tiny piping. Star is featured in Love of Quilting November/December 2010.
Episode 1706:Perfect Flying Geese – Watch now on QNNTV.com
Sewing educator Eric Drexler shares with Mary Fons how to make perfect flying geese units with paper piecing.
Episode 1708:Pressing Matters–Understand Your Iron – Watch now on QNNTV.com
Iron engineer Ehsan Alipour and Marianne Fons tell quilters what they need to know about their iron.
Episode 1709:Memories – Watch now on QNNTV.com
Marianne Fons and Mary Fons demonstrate how to use a special tool to make point units and how to construct a block that has 73 pieces. Click here to download the digital pattern for Memories.
Marianne Fons and Mary Fons demonstrate use a special tool to make perfect square in a square unit, The also demonstrate making a unique patchwork unit with diagonal seams. Interlocking Stars is featured in Love of Quilting January/February 2011.
Episode 1713: Friendship Quilts – Watch now on QNNTV.com
Marianne Fons and Mary Fons demonstrate how to make perfect half-square triangles. They show several examples of quilts made with triangle units that were created in a friendship exchange. Triangle Surprise is featured in Love of Quilting January/February 2011.
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