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.
Baby Owls at Play (#2302) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
This bar quilt features 4-patches set on point in a classic blue and yellow combination with a pop of orange. Judy Hansen and Mary Fons demonstrate how slightly over-sizing your blocks can create more accurate trimmed blocks when piecing. They also share a tip for using a walking foot while piecing.
- KQED Life: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Stitch and Slice Quilt (#2303) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
Mary Fons is joined by Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co. Jenny shows how to use one 40-strip pack to create an innovative and dynamic quilt. It's quick and easy piecing with a bit of applique for visual interest.
- KQED Life: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Modern Tote (#2304) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
Marianne and Mary share the basics of bag construction in this episode. This graphic, colorful tote will show off your "modern" quilt style. Learn simple steps for boxing corners, creating a lining, and stitching sturdy handles to enable you to confidently plan future bag creations - showing your creative side.
- KQED Life: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
North Carolina Lily (#2305) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
The quilt in this episode features quick-pieced flying geese blocks and custom-made fusible bias tape for flower stems. Mary Fons and Liz Porter will guide you through the steps and techniques. This episode includes a treat - quilts Liz and friends each created from a block exchange.
- KQED Life: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Quilting in the Sashing (#2306) Duration: 27:46 STEREO TVG
Quilters are often puzzled when trying to decide what quilting designs to use on the sashing of a quilt. Mary's guest Angela Huffman shares ten possible designs that you can consider for your next quilt. She demonstrates these simple freehand designs for the sashing space of your quilt.
- KQED Life: Mon, Aug 29, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me