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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Hero's Tribute (Episode #2609)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

In honor of those who serve and defend, a quilt is a great way to acknowledge how much we appreciate their sacrifice. Mary and her guest Liz Porter present the creative use of eight point stars that allows for a creative design within your quilt. The Quick-Pieced Flying Geese method makes your patchwork accurate and efficient.

Quilting Traditions (Episode #2608)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Art and quilting make great companions. Mary's guest is Jim Shore and they will address how the artist transfers their design concepts to create wonderful new fabrics. They will also discuss the history of Jim's inspiration, design and color palette.

Boughs & Berries (Episode #2607)

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

A striking rendition of the classic spider web design, this red and green quilt is sure to be a family favorite. Mary and Marianne will discuss creating strip sets in conjunction with a special tool to create the unique pattern found in this quilt.

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