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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Next Airing: Thu, Feb 5th, 2015 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV

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Marianne Fons & Liz Porter, the most popular quilters on public television, continue their quilting series full of fun, in-depth demonstrations on the art and craft of creating beautiful quilts. Beginner or expert, viewers with a passion for quilting will be inspired by Fons and Porter's tips, designs and techniques.


  • Marking Your Quilt Top

    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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 5th, 2015 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 1/19/2015 to 1/18/2018
  • Cabins at the Lake

    The Cabins at the Lake quilt utilizes simple piecing techniques and an introduction to foundation paper piecing.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 12th, 2015 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:38
    Usage rights: 1/26/2015 to 1/25/2018
  • Stippled Owl Pillow

    Mary Fons and Sara Gallegos show you the wonders of the technology that makes embroidery and stippling quick and easy.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 19th, 2015 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/2/2015 to 2/1/2018
  • Twisted Triangles

    In this show you will learn how to use a special triangle template to create hexagons with a little twist.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 26th, 2015 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/9/2015 to 2/8/2018
  • Terrific Table Topper

    Mary Fons and her guest Patrick Lose will step you through the basics of preparing fabrics for applique and how best to finish the outer edge.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 5th, 2015 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/16/2015 to 2/15/2018
  • Thread Embellished Coasters

    Unique gifts and one of-a-kind creations will inspire you to try your hand at thread embellishment.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 12th, 2015 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/23/2015 to 2/22/2018
  • Moonlight Bay

    This quilt features a two-block design that creates a rippling movement similar to the moonlight reflected on the surface of water.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 19th, 2015 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 3/2/2015 to 3/1/2018
  • Prairie Sunrise

    Mary and Marianne Fons will present the techniques and the Tri-Recs templates that were used to create this earthy inspired design in blues, greens, and creams.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 26th, 2015 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 3/9/2015 to 3/8/2018
  • Appliqued Mini Mats

    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.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 1/12/2015 to 1/11/2018
  • Deck The Halls Table Runner

    Mary Fons is joined by sewing specialist Diane Aholt. Diane shares how to use state-of-the-art technology for easy and accurate applique. Diane demonstrates how to make a seasonal table runner with strip piecing and perfectly stitched applique.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 7/1/2013 to 6/30/2016
  • Leather and Lavender Tote

    A great way to take your quilting with you is to create this fabulous tote that incorporates leather into the design.

    Length: 00:27:28
    Usage rights: 12/22/2014 to 12/21/2017
  • Libby's Log Cabin

    This quilt combines the eight-pointed star, the log cabin block and the Irish chain pattern, and is set in a lightning streak design.

    Length: 00:27:35
    Usage rights: 12/15/2014 to 12/14/2017
  • Modern Crib Quilt

    Young mothers love baby quilts made with contemporary fabrics and colors. Mary Fons and guest Mary Kate Karr-Petras demonstrate how to do machine applique without fusible web and how to make pieced borders with 60-degree triangles. Mary Kate will also share techniques for big stitch hand quilting.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/26/2013 to 8/25/2016
  • Rock Island Campfires

    Marianne Fons was inspired by the colors she saw in the campfires near her lakeside cottage. Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to string piece on a paper foundation and how to construct the blocks for Marianne's quilt. They also share a shortcut for making your quilt go together more quickly.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 9/9/2013 to 9/8/2016
  • Sewing Machine Cover

    Many quilters love small projects such as the sewing machine cover featured in this episode. National Educator Diane Aholt shares with Mary Fons piece, finish seams, and make a fun and decorative ruched trim-all with a serger.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 9/2/2013 to 9/1/2016
  • Splendid Stars

    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.

    Length: 00:27:35
    Usage rights: 12/29/2014 to 12/28/2017
  • Stars and Nines

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

    Length: 00:27:35
    Usage rights: 1/5/2015 to 1/4/2018