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
Bygone Table Runner (Episode #2201)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 25, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
This festive table runner would make a great gift for someone on your list. Marianne and Mary demonstrate paper foundation piecing techniques used to complete this project. They also show how a pieced border adds interest.
Glorified Nine Patch Quilt (Episode #2713H)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 18, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
The Glorified Nine Patch design begins with a simple varied nine patch, but with the use of a wonderful template set we show you how to create curves without end. Patrick joined by Colleen Tauke will give you expert techniques and tips for piecing graceful curved seams.
Strawberry Fields Quilt (Episode #2712H)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 11, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Quilts and quilt blocks can be inspired by nature. A picnic quilt is the perfect place to enjoy that nature inspired creation. Mary joined by Liz and Elizabeth Evans will teach the snowball block and variations to make a "strawberry" shape. They will also walk you through the assembly of their quilt.
Lines By Design (Episode #2711H)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 4, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
The quilt featured in this episode is named Clerestory, which refers to bringing light into a space. Patrick Lose and Debbie Grifka will discuss the use of negative space, applique and the selection of appropriate applique stitching to secure the roof pieces.