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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Emily's Wedding Quilt (Episode #2205)

KQED Life: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 2:00 PM

The quilt in this episode features two easy blocks that are combined to create a secondary design. Mary Fons and guest Liz Porter demonstrate how to construct the blocks and then finish off the quilt with a rainbow border.

Hunter's Star (Episode #2210)

KQED Life: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 2:00 PM

Quilters love scrap quilts, and the one in this episode is sure to be a hit. Mary Fons and guest Liz Porter demonstrate how to paper piece block units and join them to make a Hunter's Star block. They'll also share tips on pressing seams to make your blocks line up perfectly.

Deck The Halls Table Runner (Episode #2203)

KQED Life: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 2:00 PM

Mary Fons is joined by sewing specialist Pam Mahshie. Pam shares how to use state-of-the-art technology for easy and accurate applique. Pam demonstrates how to make a seasonal table runner with strip piecing and perfectly stitched applique.

Washington Island Poppies (Episode #2202)

KQED Life: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 2:00 PM

This quilt features pieced poppies in a variety of bright colors on a white background. Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to assemble the flower blocks and a method that makes the quilt assembly quick and easy. They also share a tip for making a unique binding. Quilt was designed and made by Marianne Fons and machine quilted by LuAnn Downs.

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