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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Shooting Stars (Episode #3006H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

A traditional, 8-pointed star design by Debra Finan is the featured quilt on this episode. Its scrappy look is ideal for fat quarter or 2-1/2" strip collections. Debra and host Sara Gallegos even show you how to re-size the quilt block into larger and smaller versions.

Freeform Pillow (Episode #3005H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Put your sewing machine through the paces! This silk dupioni pillow, designed by Mallory Donohue, showcases some quiltmaking techniques that you'll want to add to your repertoire. Mallory and host Sara Gallegos walk you through the techniques that result in a curving, freeform design.

Patchy Stars (Episode #3004H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Designer Christina McCourt's Patchy Stars is rich with unexpected techniques, including a strip-set corner that looks mitered, but isn't. Host Sara Gallegos and Christina break down the construction of this medallion-style quilt into simple lessons.

Parisian Posies (Episode #3003H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Hexagons abound in Parisian Posies, a lovely, small quilt constructed with English paper piecing. Designer Felicia Brenoe created this quilt using voile rather than quilting cotton, giving it an unusual, luxurious feel. Felicia and host Sara Gallegos share tips for working with voile, as well as a few other lessons that help when constructing this style quilt.

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