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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Checkboxes (Episode #2109)

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

Marianne and Mary show how to make album cross blocks in two sizes. Marianne and Mary will demo using a special tool to trim block corners. They will also share how stepping out of your comfort zone when choosing fabrics can change the look of your quilt.

Flower Power (Episode #2108)

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

Sewing educator Judy Hansen shares with Marianne how to use fusible web successfully. Judy will also demonstrate how to make a paper pieced crazy block and how to join blocks in a diagonal set.

Chasing Chevrons (Episode #2107)

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

Marianne and Mary show how to make a foundation pieced oblong hexagon block, how to join hexagon blocks with set-in seams, and they share how to create flannel patchwork successfully.

Fabulous Free Motion (Episode #2106)

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

Sewing educator Eric Drexler shares with Mary the how to combine thread, needle, and machine settings for beautiful fabric embellishment. Eric will also demonstrate using color blending threads to enhance large scale prints. Eric will demonstrate how to micro-stipple with a home sewing machine.

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