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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Labeling Techniques (Episode #2009)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Sewing educator Linda Rainwater shares with Marianne a unique way to label a quilt and why it's So important to for a quilt to have a label.

Churn Dash (Episode #2008)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Mary and guest Liz Porter demonstrate how to make half-square triangle units with a special tool. They will also share how to achieve a personal, scrappy style in your quilts.

Spring Garden Delight (Episode #2007)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Marianne and Mary show how to use a placement guide to keep applique elements symmetrical. They also show how to make two hourglass blocks at a time.

Pinwheels Plus (Episode #2006)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to make two half-square triangle units at once using a special ruler. They will also demonstrate how to get secondary designs by rotating the blocks.

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