Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting
Marianne Fons and her daughter, Mary Fons, showcase their passion for quilting through in-depth demonstrations on a variety of quilting topics. Beginner or expert, viewers with a love of quilting will be inspired by their tips, designs and techniques.
Cubbyholes (#2401) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
Simple construction of these "cubbyhole" blocks makes a great study of lights and darks. Mary and Marianne stress cutting accuracy and a consistent quarter inch seam for the success of creating this pattern.
- KQED Life: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 2:00pm
Random Acts of Happy (#2402) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
This modern version of an antique "crazy quilt" is sure to inspire. Update the color palette and fall in love with the simplicity and freedom of crazy quilting.
- KQED Life: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Flower Power Table Runner (#2403) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
Grandmother's Flower Garden is a very traditional pattern that many of us dream about tackling someday. Mary will be joined by Eleanor Burns in this episode to present her approach to hexagons and triangles to make the fabulous Flower Power Table Runner.
- KQED Life: Mon, Nov 7, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Double Stars (#2404) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
Repetition creates a secondary design when two sizes of the same quilt block are combined to create the Double Stars. Mary Fons is joined by Jodi Davis is this episode to show you the basics of creating the 8-point star block.
- KQED Life: Mon, Nov 14, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Neapolitan (#2405) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
Block Exchanges, what are they? How do I organize one? What kinds of things should you consider? Mary Fons and Liz Porter will guide you through all the considerations and details required to set up a successful block exchange program.
- KQED Life: Mon, Nov 21, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Machine Quilting (#2406) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
Mary's guest Angela Huffman will show you how a simple piece of plastic will take your quilts from plain to Blue ribbon ready. Demonstrations include straight line channel quilting, the selection and use of rulers and templates, and how to create spaces on your quilt top for fabulous motifs.
- KQED Life: Mon, Nov 28, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me