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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Website: http://www.fonsandporter.com/tv
Next Airing: Thu, Apr 27th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV

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Marianne Fons & 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.

Episodes:

  • Row Quilt, Part 2

    Quilts are designed in many formats. A very classic design is the row quilt. It can be created using a variety of patterns, it can have a theme or it can be created as a team project. The perfect duo teamed up to make blocks for this traditional quilt. Mary and Marianne will present the Farmer's Daughter Block made by Marianne and the Sun Rays Block made by Liz Porter.

    Next Airing: Thu, Apr 27th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 1/4/2016 to 1/3/2019
  • Row Quilt, Part 3

    Quilts are designed in many formats. A very classic design is the row quilt. It can be created using a variety of patterns, it can have a theme or it can be created as a team project. The perfect duo teamed up to make blocks for this traditional quilt. Mary and Marianne will present the Wheels Block made by Marianne and the Dutchman's Puzzle Block made by Liz Porter.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 4th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 1/11/2016 to 1/10/2019
  • Easy Edge to Edge Quilting

    One style of machine quilting is labeled "edge-to-edge". This refers to an overall pattern that begins along one outer edge of the quilt and proceeds in an even manner across the quilt to the opposite edge. Patrick and his guest Angela Huffman delve into aids that can assist us in creating these quick, yet useful designs to complete our quilts.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 11th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 1/18/2016 to 1/17/2019
  • Bountiful Stars

    The cleaver interaction of this two-block design creates a balance and beauty fitting for a military service person. Mary and her guest Nancy Mahoney will present the various techniques used to produce the precision units that make up this Quilt of Valor.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 18th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 1/25/2016 to 1/24/2019
  • Rail Fence Baby Quilt

    The first quilt ever made by many veteran quilters was a baby quilt. A unique gift created with love a baby quilt is small, easy to manage and a joy to create. Mary joined by Liz and Elizabeth Evans will take you thru the construction of blocks and setting for a fun, Rail Fence Baby quilt.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 25th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/1/2016 to 1/31/2019
  • Garden House Pillow

    We're all about taking the apprehension out of applique. Small projects that give us opportunities to try a variety of skills is the place to start. Patrick joined by Jan Patek will give you expert techniques and tips for making graceful curves, stems and leaves like a pro.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 1st, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/8/2016 to 2/7/2019
  • Goose Crossing

    Graphic and dynamic the Goose Crossing quilt keeps your eyes moving. Mary and Barb Eikmeier will break apart the design and reveal the diagonal setting of this classic pattern.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 8th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/15/2016 to 2/14/2019
  • Lines By Design

    The quilt featured in this episode is named Clerestory, which refers to bringing light into a space. Patrick Lose and Debbie Grifka will discuss the use of negative space, applique and the selection of appropriate applique stitching to secure the roof pieces.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 15th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/22/2016 to 2/21/2019
  • Strawberry Fields Quilt

    Quilts and quilt blocks can be inspired by nature. A picnic quilt is the perfect place to enjoy that nature inspired creation. Mary joined by Liz and Elizabeth Evans will teach the snowball block and variations to make a "strawberry" shape. They will also walk you through the assembly of their quilt.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 22nd, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/29/2016 to 2/28/2019
  • Glorified Nine Patch Quilt

    The Glorified Nine Patch design begins with a simple varied nine patch, but with the use of a wonderful template set we show you how to create curves without end. Patrick joined by Colleen Tauke will give you expert techniques and tips for piecing graceful curved seams.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 29th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 3/7/2016 to 3/7/2019
  • A Formal Affair

    Who knew the home-y log cabin block could have such a dramatic side? Toby Lischko's variation on the log cabin design plays with color, value and placement, resulting in an elegant, riveting quilt. The simple construction gives Toby and host Sara Gallegos ample opportunity to teach the basic, good quilting practices that quilters are all too likely to rush past. Let this sophisticated-looking quilt bring you back to your roots.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 3/13/2017 to 3/12/2020
  • Core Connection

    Some quilt patterns just speak to us. Someday you know you will have to make one. The Apple Core template makes Core Connection a "snap" to cut, now to polish the curve piecing skill. Patrick Lose and Colleen Tauke will present how to use a template to cut and then piece with accuracy this beautiful quilt.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/21/2015 to 12/20/2018
  • Cross Road to Grandma's House

    Inspired by memories of traveling to her grandmother's house on Waddington Road, Barb Eikmeier designed this quilt combining two blocks-album cross and snowball-using an on-point layout. Barb and host Sara Gallegos will teach how to construct the quilt, and even share a few tips for working with plaid fabrics. The nostalgic, but bright colors make this a wonderful quilt for remembering the good times.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 3/6/2017 to 3/5/2020
  • Farmer's Wife Table Runner

    The Farmer's Wife quilts by Laurie Aaron Hird have become instant classics. The Fons & Porter staff was inspired to pick one quilt block from each iconic quilt, and incorporate them into a smaller project. Host Sara Gallegos and Fons & Porter Sewing Specialist Colleen Tauke showcase how small quilt blocks can be mixed-and-matched. This table runner will let you take a small taste of the rich tradition of sampler quilts.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/27/2017 to 2/26/2020
  • Just Beachy

    Would you like to add a touch of whimsy to your next pool side gathering? This beach ball placemat and mini mat project would be the perfect addition. Patrick and Marianne will walk you through the basics of raw edge applique with tips on machine quilting like a pro.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/14/2015 to 12/13/2018
  • Rainbow Mosaic

    An unusual take on charm quilts, this design by Nancy Mahoney combines multiple charm shapes in a medallion-style quilt that uses batiks. Using templates to make things easier, Nancy and host Sara Gallegos walk you through different methods for dealing with these unusual shapes. Hexagons, diamonds, triangles-with the right tools and techniques, you can master them all!

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/20/2017 to 2/19/2020
  • Row Quilt, Part 1

    Quilts are designed in many formats. A very classic design is the row quilt. It can be created using a variety of patterns, it can have a theme or it can be created as a team project. The perfect duo teamed up to make blocks for this traditional quilt. Mary and Marianne will present the Weathervane Block made by Marianne and the Texas Star Block made by Liz Porter.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2015 to 12/27/2018
  • Twilight in the Garden

    Melanie Greseth and Joanie Holton join us again with a striking quilt that will have you eagerly branching out into new design territory. Playing with pieced borders, new ways to use old tools, and even metallic prints, this quilt is a garden of inspiration.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 3/20/2017 to 3/19/2020

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