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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Anchors Aweigh (Episode #2413)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Vintage quilts can be a great source of inspiration for a quilter. Marianne took on the challenge to re-create a 1940s Victory Quilt design using more modern methods of cutting and piecing.

Cubed (Episode #2412)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Tackle cutting like a pro when you learn to cut 60-degree diamonds from simple strips. Learn tips for joining rows and adding borders with ease to create this stunning quilt.

Zig A Zag Table Runner (Episode #2411)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Mary Fons and guest, Eleanor Burns, zip together an artistic quilt using pre-cut 2 1/2" strips or cut your own 2 1/2" strips of fabric. With fast strip sewing, you can easily create this strong, geometric pattern that dances across your quilt.

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