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
North Carolina Lily (Episode #2305)
KQED Life: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
The quilt in this episode features quick-pieced flying geese blocks and custom-made fusible bias tape for flower stems. Mary Fons and Liz Porter will guide you through the steps and techniques. This episode includes a treat - quilts Liz and friends each created from a block exchange.
Modern Tote (Episode #2304)
KQED Life: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Marianne and Mary share the basics of bag construction in this episode. This graphic, colorful tote will show off your "modern" quilt style. Learn simple steps for boxing corners, creating a lining, and stitching sturdy handles to enable you to confidently plan future bag creations - showing your creative side.
Stitch and Slice Quilt (Episode #2303)
KQED Life: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Mary Fons is joined by Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co. Jenny shows how to use one 40-strip pack to create an innovative and dynamic quilt. It's quick and easy piecing with a bit of applique for visual interest.
Baby Owls at Play (Episode #2302)
KQED Life: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
This bar quilt features 4-patches set on point in a classic blue and yellow combination with a pop of orange. Judy Hansen and Mary Fons demonstrate how slightly over-sizing your blocks can create more accurate trimmed blocks when piecing. They also share a tip for using a walking foot while piecing.