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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Website: http://www.fonsandporter.com/tv
Next Airing: Sat, Dec 16th, 2017 at 6:30 AM 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:

  • String Me Along

    Quilter's always have leftover fabric. Here is the perfect way to use up everything. Patrick and his quest Dodi Poulsen will teach you how to get organized and build blocks that "jump" off the design wall. By selecting a strong focus fabric your foundation pieces your blocks come to life, one strip at a time. This relaxing method, frees you from the exacting math of traditional patchwork.

    Next Airing: Sat, Dec 16th, 2017 at 6:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/22/2016 to 8/21/2019
  • Shattered Dresden

    One of the most popular quilt designs of the 1920's and 30's-the Dresden Plate pattern takes on a modern flavor in this medallion-style quilt. Patrick is joined by Dodi Poulsen in this episode as they teach techniques for making the perfect Dresden block, the applique choices and design options for making this quilt.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 21st, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/29/2016 to 8/28/2019
  • Free Motion Designs with Patchwork Roots

    Decisions for free motion quilting can be daunting. Mary and Angela Huffman help us find inspiration within our traditional pieced quilt top. Isolating a block, designing a quilting motif and then modifying it for a smooth quilt path-all information you don't want to miss. Embellish your next "simple" patchwork, creating a "simply" fabulous quilt.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 28th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 9/5/2016 to 9/4/2019
  • It Waves Forever

    Special guest teacher Angela Huffman and host Sara Gallegos teach It Waves Forever, a column-style Quilt of Valor. Column-style designs are adaptable, and allow you to play with different types of quilt blocks. This quilt is ideal for customizing, including adding special touches of quilting.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 4th, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Cabins of Carolina

    Cabins of Carolina combines two heritage quilt blocks to create an ideal canvas for freemotion quilting. Guest Denise Schober joins Sara Gallegos to get you from patchwork pieces to finished, quilted project, all on your home machine.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 11th, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Princess Pillows

    Guest Patti Buhler shares patchwork and pillows that are fit for a princess. From embellishment choices to fun techniques, Patti and host Sara Gallegos show you how to make something extra special.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 18th, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Friendship Rings

    Liz Porter joins us once again on Love of Quilting as a special guest to teach her quilt Friendship Rings, bringing along samples of wonderful alternate quilts from friends. Liz and host Sara Gallegos talk technique, patchwork exchanges and quilt design.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 25th, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Pioneer Rose

    Pioneer Rose, designed by Jennifer Schifano Thomas, is a favorite quilt at Fons & Porter, in part because there's so much to learn! Special guest teacher Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to break the lessons down into easy-to-absorb steps.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 1st, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Trellis

    Back for a few episodes as special guests, Marianne and Mary Fons teach a special quilt in this episode. Marianne's Trellis was inspired by an antique design seen at a quilt museum, and her version has the hallmark beauty of a classic... With all of the ease of today's quilting techniques!

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 8th, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Orange Peel Two-Step

    Guest Barb Eikmeier adapts an Orange Peel block in an unexpected way, showing us that old stand-by's can have more to give! Barb and host Sara Gallegos walk you through the steps in this fun-to-make children's quilt, guaranteed to charm any little cowboy or girl.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 15th, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Custom Quilting for Spectacular Patchwork

    Beloved teacher Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to teach you what exactly goes into custom longarm quilting. When you have a spectacular quilt top, it deserves a thoughtful quilting design. Angela and Sara talk through the decisions a longarmer can make to really make patchwork pop.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 22nd, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Semaphoric

    Marianne and Mary Fons are back on the set as special guests. On this episode, they explore a quilt made by Marianne using "orphan" blocks - unfinished, vintage quilt blocks that you often find at garage sales or quilt festivals. The design is simple and quick enough, that Marianne put together not one, but two variations!

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 1st, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Pastoral Patchwork

    Landscape blocks join elongated log cabin blocks to create a fun, quick project. It's so fun to make, you might not realize that your sewing skills are growing in leaps and bounds! Host Sara Gallegos and guest Patti Buhler teach this delightful quilt project, designed to power up your sewing know - how!

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 8th, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Piecing A Blue Streak

    Marianne and Mary Fons stop back this season as special guests to teach a few fun quilts, including Piecing a Blue Streak, a sassy column quilt from Mary. Combining solid setting triangles with scrappy stars is even more fun when Marianne and Mary Fons showing you how!

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 15th, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Martha Washington's Star

    Liz Porter stops back to the set of Love of Quilting to share a classic-looking quilt design, Martha Washington's Star. She and Sara Gallegos teach you all the key techniques needed for the quilt, and then also share examples of other quilts made using the same blocks.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 22nd, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Starring Sunflowers

    Starring Sunflowers is a wonderful design for anyone dreaming of summer... Or wondering how to work with border prints! Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman break down Ann Lauer's quilt into easy-to-understand steps that will have you ready to quilt right away!

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 29th, 2018 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 12/25/2017 to 12/24/2020
  • Autumn Starshine

    Our quilts reflect the experiences of our lives. The autumn season turns our attention quilting as the nights become cool and the leaves begin to take on the colors of fall. Autumn Starshine is a great example of capturing that fall palette. Patrick and Lynette Jensen will present techniques for making star blocks, piecing perfect borders and a beautiful binding.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/1/2016 to 7/31/2019
  • Freshly Pieced Vegetables

    Quilters love to find ways to surround themselves with art. The kitchen, being a place we spend a large portion of our time, is the perfect place to show off a "little" pieced project. Mary and Kelly Bowser will teach you techniques for paper foundation piecing that can be used for fanciful, garden-inspired kitchen accessories.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 7/11/2016 to 7/10/2019
  • New Hampshire Nights

    Quilters collect fabrics that "speak" to them. Marianne loves to collect reproduction prints and tiny shirting prints. When combined they create a soothing, classic quilt. Inspired by a house quest from New Hampshire the quilt was sashed with stars from the night sky.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 7/25/2016 to 7/24/2019
  • Picnic In Provence

    Classics are always eye catching and Picnic in Provence is definitely a classic. Patrick and his guests Joanie Holton and Melanie Greseth will discuss the construction of this diagonal set quilt, demonstrate their applique method and provide tips for finishing your quilt like a pro.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 7/18/2016 to 7/17/2019
  • Quilting with An Accent: Embellishment Techniques

    Quilt tops can be seen as a canvas. Our patchwork can be enhanced and accented, becoming a new creation. Mary and her guest Jerry discuss sewing machine needles, threads and techniques for generating a secondary layer - quilting that adds dimension and interest to our patchwork.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/15/2016 to 8/14/2019
  • Red, White and Gratitude

    Appreciation can be shown in a variety of ways. A quilt is a heartfelt way to show your thanks to the service men and women who have and are serving in the armed forces. Mary and Marianne will take you through the construction of patchwork that can be used in variety of setting, to honor our American veterans.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 8/8/2016 to 8/7/2019

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