Marianne Fons and Liz Porter are joined by a handful of special guests in the 2300 series of Love of Quilting. Each episode will walk you through specific quilting techniques with different tips and tricks to use in order to master it.
Download the free series supplies list which includes information about the 2300 series projects here.
Discover the episodes included in this video series:
Episode 2301: Flower Bed Quilt
Construction of a “circular” design is created from the simple “building blocks” of 9-patch units and rectangles. Marianne and Mary stress cutting accuracy and a consistent quarter inch seam for the success of creating this pattern. They also show how partial seams are used to quickly construct the body of this quilt.
Episode 2302: Baby Owls at Play
This bar quilt features 4-patches set on point in a classic blue and yellow combination with a pop of orange. Judy Hansen and Mary Fons demonstrate how slightly over-sizing your blocks can create more accurate trimmed blocks when piecing. They also share tips for using a walking foot while piecing and a binding technique.
Episode 2303: Stitch and Slice Quilt
Jenny Doan shares how to use one 40 strip Jelly Roll pack to create an innovative and dynamic quilt. Strips linked with white squares and a quick cut across the entire top creates a focal point of interest. Fusible appliqué and machine blanket stitch complete the raw edge. This is a new twist on the Jelly Roll Race pattern.
Episode 2304: Modern Tote
This episode covers the basics of bag construction to create a colorful, color block style tote. Learn the technique to stitch boxed corners, create a bag lining and how to stitch sturdy handles. Tips for machine quilting this modern styled tote will expand your quilting skills. Also learn about the “leveling button” available on the Baby Lock machine to aid you in working with thick and uneven seams.
Episode 2305: North Carolina Lily
The quilt in this episode features quick-pieced flying geese blocks and custom-made fusible bias tape for flower stems. Mary Fons and Liz Porter will step you through the steps and techniques. This episode includes a treat – quilts Liz and friends each created from a block exchange. You will see a variety of setting ideas using the same basic lily design. This quilt was designed and made by Liz Porter and hand quilted by the Troyer Family.
Episode 2306: Quilting in the Sashing
Quilters are often puzzled when trying to decide what quilting designs to use on the sashing of a quilt. Mary's guest Angela Huffman shares ten possible designs that you can consider for your next quilt. She demonstrates these simple freehand designs for the sashing space of your quilt. Angela takes the basics of cursive writing and demonstrates some simple combinations of "letters" that can create endless design possibilities.
Episode 2307: Thank You Stars
In this episode you will be introduced to diagonal seams to create simple star blocks and how to trim an over-sized block to the correct dimension. Marianne and Mary will also guide you thru the recording process for registering a Quilt of Valor. The quilt in this episode was designed and made by Marianne Fons and quilted by Sharon Sweetland.
Episode 2308: 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 appliqué projects. They will demonstrate how to create flawless inside and outside corners and points when using the satin stitch.
Episode 2309: Easy Baby Quilts
Mary Fons is joined by Marianne, who will demonstrate techniques of creating triangles, cutting only squares. Baby quilt tops will be presented that can easy be constructed in just a day. 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. These quilts were designed and quilted by Jean Nolte.
Episode 2310: Wagon Wheels
Quilters love quilts inspired by the past. This quilt was created after seeing an antique quilt made in a similar manner. 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. This quilt was designed and made by Liz Porter and machine-quilted by Barb Mapes.
Episode 2311: 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 the Baby Lock Ovation serger to create ruffles. Jenny will also share techniques for using the serger to finish edges, seams, and attach ruffles.
Episode 2312: Lovebirds Placemat
Many quilters love small projects. Mary Fons and her guest Patrick Lose will share will you techniques for fusible appliqué. You will also get tips on finishing your stitching with perfection.
Episode 2313: On the Square
Marianne Fons was inspired by an antique quilt for this project. The rich reds and browns were the basis for her color selection and she added yardage to complete the blocks in the same plaid theme. You will learn techniques of working with flannel, using the triangle trimmer for accurate piecing, and how your remaining fabrics can become your border. The quilt in this episode was designed and made by Marianne Fons and machine quilted by LuAnn Downs.
*Videos are exactly as they were produced originally, quality may not be to the standards of today.
|Author/Designer||Liz Porter, Marianne Fons|
|Brand||Love of Quilting|
|Product Type||Video Download|
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