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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Links, Part II (Episode #2105)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Marianne and Mary show how to use diagonal seams to make flying geese units, how to construct a unique corner unit for a block and had to add a square to the point of your setting block to add interest to the quilt.

Links, Part I (Episode #2104)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Marianne and Mary share how to selectively build a sewing tool collection and how to store your tools for future use. Marianne and Mary will demonstrate how to use a special tool to make a Lemoyne Star Block.

Periwinkles In Bloom (Episode #2103)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

National Sewing Educator Pam Mahshie demonstrates to Marianne how to how to make heirloom pieces for a baby quilt using a serger. Pam shows Marianne how to construct giant fabric rick-rack with a special tool.

Circles for Paige (Episode #2102)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Marianne and Mary share how to cut circles with various tools. They will demonstrate how to create perfect applique circles. They will share how to identify traditional, contemporary, and modern quilt styles.

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