Marianne Fons and Liz Porter are joined by a handful of special guests in the 2800 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 2800 series projects here.
Discover the episodes included in this video series:
Episode 2801: Folk Dance
There are dozens of traditional quilt block designs. This episode features a quilt that uses the classic Pickle Dish quilt design (made simpler with templates). Mary Fons and Marianne Fons will guide you through the construction of the quilt block, with tips that make your patchwork trouble-free. The quilt was designed and constructed by Diane Tomlinson and quilted by Penny Barnes.
Episode 2802: Kin Coterie
When you find a quilt block you love, does it also have a “sister” block? Learn about sister blocks, and how you can creatively design a quilt using them as your inspiration. Patrick Lose and AnneMarie Chany discuss color choices, techniques and arrangement of patchwork—all decisions we address in this episode. They also present the basic blocks used in this fun little project. The quilt was designed and pieced by AnneMarie Chany, and quilted by Kathy Balmert.
Episode 2803: Dressed-Up Patchwork: Piecing with Alternative Fabrics
As quilters, we work with cotton fabrics a majority of the time. Have you been curious about all the other fabrics available: denim, velvet, taffeta, and knits, just to name a few? Can they be used in quilts? If so, what type of quilts and how do we approach them successfully? Mary Fons is joined by Jerry Granata, an award-winning quilter, who teaches us the methods for working with alternative fabrics.
Episode 2804: Anna’s Starflake
Striking designs are created through a variety of methods. In this episode, Patrick Lose and Nancy McNally will examine the fun of working with batiks, the steps taken in paper foundation piecing and the way to create a secondary design with sashing choices. Techniques and tips for quilters at all levels of experience. The quilt was designed and quilted by Nancy McNally.
Episode 2805: Freshly Pieced Vegetables
Quilters love to find ways to surround themselves with art. The kitchen, being a place we spend a large portion of our time, is the perfect place to show off a “little” pieced project. Mary Fons and Kelly Bowser will teach you techniques for paper foundation piecing that can be used for fanciful, garden inspired kitchen accessories. The quilt project was designed and created by Kelly Bowser.
Episode 2806: Picnic in Provence
Picnic in Provence is definitely an eye-catching classic. Patrick Lose and his guests Joanie Holton and Melanie Greseth discuss the construction of this diagonal set quilt, demonstrate their appliqué method and provide tips for finishing your quilt like a pro. The project was designed by and created by Joanie Holton and Melanie Greseth. It was machine quilted by Sue Krause.
Episode 2807: New Hampshire Nights
Quilters collect fabrics that “speak” to them. Marianne Fons loves to collect reproduction prints and tiny shirting prints. When combined they create a soothing, classic quilt. Inspired by a house guest from New Hampshire, the quilt was sashed with stars like a “night sky.” The project was designed and created by Marianne Fons. The quilting was done by LuAnn Downs.
Episode 2808: Autumn Starshine
The autumn season turns our attention to quilting, as the nights become cool and the leaves begin to change color. Autumn Starshine is a great example of capturing that fall palette. Patrick Lose and Lynette Jensen present techniques for making star blocks and piecing perfect borders. This quilt was designed by Lynette Jensen, pieced by Julie Jergens and quilted by Connie Albin.
Episode 2809: Red, White and Gratitude
A quilt is a tangible way to show your heartfelt gratitude to the men and woman who have and are serving in the armed forces. Mary Fons and Marianne Fons will take you through the construction of patchwork that can be used in variety of settings, to honor our American veterans. The quilt was designed and pieced by Marianne Fons. The machine quilting was done by LuAnn Downs.
Episode 2810: Quilting With An Accent: Embellishment Techniques
Quilt tops can be a canvas. Your patchwork can be enhanced and accented, becoming a new creation. Mary Fons and her guest Jerry Granada discuss the tools at your disposal—from sewing machine needles, to threads—and share techniques for generating a secondary layer of art to add exciting new dimensions to your patchwork!
Episode 2811: String Me Along
Quilters always have leftover fabric. This string-pieced quilt is the perfect way to dive into your scraps! Patrick Lose and his guest Dodi Poulsen will teach you how to get organized and build blocks that “jump” off the design wall. By selecting a strong focus fabric, your blocks come to life, one strip at a time. This relaxing foundation piecing method frees you from the exacting math of traditional patchwork. The quilt was designed by Dodi Poulsen and quilted by Linda Costello.
Episode 2812: Shattered Dresden
One of the most popular quilt designs of the 1920s and 1930s, the Dresden Plate pattern takes on a modern flavor in this medallion style quilt. Patrick Lose is joined by Dodi Poulsen in this episode and together they teach techniques for making the perfect Dresden block, along with appliqué choices and design options for making this quilt. The quilt was designed by Dodi Poulsen and quilted by Joanne Case.
Episode 2813: Free Motion Designs with Patchwork Roots
Decisions for free motion quilting can be daunting. Mary Fons and Angela Huffman help us find inspiration within our traditionally pieced quilt top. Isolating a quilt block, designing a quilting motif and then modifying it for a smooth quilt path—all information you don’t want to miss. Embellish your next “simple” patchwork, creating a “simply” fabulous quilt.
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