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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Orange You Sweet? (Episode #3002H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Quilt designer Gina Gempesaw shares an entrancing original quilt block. Gina and host Sara Gallegos simplify the block using a series of techniques from the quilter's toolbox. They set the block in a lovely table runner, which is a wonderful way to test out and showcase new blocks.

Diagonally Set Log Cabin Quilts (Episode #3001H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Alongside host Sara Gallegos, Marianne Fons shares two quilts, Town Square and Concentric Circles. Both feature a diagonally set log cabin design, but the difference between the two could not be more dramatic.

Prussian Blue (Episode #2613)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

In the quilting world, it's all about the angles. Combine the units in Prussian Blue and a beautiful design is the result. Mary and Marianne will present the techniques used to create those perfect angles that come together in a harmonious patchwork design.

Cottage Home Mini-Quilt (Episode #2612)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The charm of a cottage will entice to you want to create one of your very own. Mary and her guest Lindsay Wilkes will show you how to piece the various sections of the cottage block and give you tips for embellishment.

Fond Memories (Episode #2611)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

One block quilts can make a dramatic statement. Mary and her guest Liz Porter will present one of our new template sets called Whirling Pinwheels. They demonstrate cutting and piecing the various unique shapes at create this dynamic pattern.

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