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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Next Airing: Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 at 6:30 AM 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.


  • Serge Ahead Table Runner

    A serger isn't just for finishing seams! Mary Fons is joined by guest Ellen March, who will demonstrate how to use a serger to make a quilt-as-you-go table runner. She will also Share how to use a bias binder attachment on the serger.

    Next Airing: Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 at 6:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2013 to 8/11/2016
  • Hunter's Star

    Quilters love scrap quilts, and the one in this episode is sure to be a hit. Mary Fons and guest Liz Porter demonstrate how to paper piece block units and join them to make a Hunter's Star block. They'll also share tips on pressing seams to make your blocks line up perfectly.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 27th, 2014 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/19/2013 to 8/18/2016
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 4th, 2014 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/26/2013 to 8/25/2016
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 11th, 2014 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 9/2/2013 to 9/1/2016
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 18th, 2014 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 7/1/2013 to 6/30/2016
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 25th, 2014 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 9/9/2013 to 9/8/2016
  • Anniversary Memories

    If you want to organize the making of a memory quilt, this episode will guide you through the process. Two quilts are featured-one for an anniversary, and one featuring a memories of a child's kindergarten year. Marianne Fons and Mary Fons share how to collect photos, signatures, and artwork and transfer them to fabric. They also show how to assemble the quilt, and float blocks for a unique pieced border.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 7/8/2013 to 7/7/2016
  • Emily's Wedding Quilt

    The quilt in this episode features two easy blocks that are combined to create a secondary design. Mary Fons and guest Liz Porter demonstrate how to construct the blocks and then finish off the quilt with a rainbow border.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 7/15/2013 to 7/14/2016
  • Quilt of Valor

    Quilters all over the country are making Quilts of Valor. Love of Quilting is dedicated to providing great patterns that meet the Quilts of Valor guidelines for quilts made for combat veterans. Marianne Fons and Tony Jacobson demo using a special wedge template to make two sizes of blocks. They will also show how to prepare a Quilt of Valor for presentation.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/5/2013 to 8/4/2016
  • Scallop Edge Baby Quilt

    A baby quilt is often the first project a quilter will tackle, and we think every baby should have a quilt. Marianne and Mary will show how to make string pieced patchwork for a darling baby quilt. They will also demonstrate techniques for a scalloped border and binding the curved edge.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 7/29/2013 to 7/28/2016
  • Washington Island Poppies

    This quilt features pieced poppies in a variety of bright colors on a white background. Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to assemble the flower blocks and a method that makes the quilt assembly quick and easy. They also share a tip for making a unique binding. Quilt was designed and made by Marianne Fons and machine quilted by LuAnn Downs.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/24/2013 to 6/23/2016
  • What Do I Quilt On My Quilt? Angela Huffman

    Quilters are often confused when deciding what quilting designs to use on their quilts. Mary's guest Angela Huffman will share five things that will help you decide on the perfect motifs for your quilt. She'll also share some simple freehand designs for background quilting.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 7/22/2013 to 7/21/2016