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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Cutting Bee Quilts (Episode #1810)

KQED Life: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Marianne and Mary show how to use 2" and 4" finished units to make several different blocks.

Batik Braid (Episode #1809)

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

Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to use a hexagon ruler to make a braid quilt and how to accurately cut sashing pieces for a strippy quilt.

Computerized Quilting (Episode #1808)

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

Longarm quilter JoAnn Hoffman shares with Marianne her technique for combining computerized quilting with freehand quilting.

Imperial Diamonds (Episode #1807)

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

Marianne and Mary share how to utilize pre-cut strips and squares to make a dynamic quilt.

Joseph's Pinwheel (Episode #1806)

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

Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to make an unusual patchwork unit without making a template.

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