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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Previous Broadcasts

Marking Your Quilt Top (Episode #2506)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Creating a quilt top is just the beginning. Guest Angela Huffman will show you how simple quilting designs can finish a quilt with style and ease.

Appliqued Mini Mats (Episode #2505)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Mary Fons and Patrick Lose will show you how to create beautiful applique designs. They will also teach a great economical way to create continuous bias binding so you can finish projects like a pro.

Stars and Nines (Episode #2504)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

This unusual arrangement creates six point stars that leave the nine-patch blocks dancing in back and forth across the quilt.

Splendid Stars (Episode #2503)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Mary Fons and her guest Amy Ellis will present a great project that uses diamonds cut from this "new" fabric. They will teach you a simple y-seam technique that will assist you in making great star blocks for your next project.

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