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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Times Square (Episode #1901)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Marianne and Mary demonstrate paper piecing sections for a New York Beauty type quilt.

Emeralds (Episode #2113)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Marianne and Mary share how to make square in a square units that will be used to construct a rolling stone block. They will also show how to construct the rolling stone block. Marianne and Mary will demonstrate how to use a special ruler to cut setting pieces for a diagonal set.

Calypso Tote (Episode #2112)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

National Sewing Educator Pam Mahshie demonstrates to Mary how to stitch long accurate seams, with different techniques, how to add dimension to your project, and how to successfully stitch on heavy or uneven fabric surfaces.

Fluttering By (Episode #2111)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Marianne and Mary show how to construct a memory star block and how to use diagonal seams to make flying gees units. They will also demonstrate how to make dinnerware to match a table runner.

Machine Quilting Styles (Episode #2110)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Quilting Educator Dawn Cavanaugh shares with Marianne how to select thread and batting for a traditional, contemporary, or modern quilt. Dawn demonstrates how the style of quilting that you choose affects the overall look of your quilt. Dawn will also demonstrate how to use simple shapes to quilt your projects.

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