Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting
Marianne Fons and her daughter, Mary Fons, showcase their passion for quilting through in-depth demonstrations on a variety of quilting topics. Beginner or expert, viewers with a love of quilting will be inspired by their tips, designs and techniques.
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.