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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Website: http://www.fonsandporter.com/tv
Next Airing: Thu, Jun 29th, 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:

  • 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
  • Diagonally Set Log Cabin Quilts

    Alongside host Sara Gallegos, Marianne Fons shares two quilts, Town Square and Concentric Circles. Both feature a diagonally set log cabin design, but the difference between the two could not be more dramatic.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 6th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Orange You Sweet?

    Quilt designer Gina Gempesaw shares an entrancing original quilt block. Gina and host Sara Gallegos simplify the block using a series of techniques from the quilter's toolbox. They set the block in a lovely table runner, which is a wonderful way to test out and showcase new blocks.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 13th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Parisian Posies

    Hexagons abound in Parisian Posies, a lovely, small quilt constructed with English paper piecing. Designer Felicia Brenoe created this quilt using voile rather than quilting cotton, giving it an unusual, luxurious feel. Felicia and host Sara Gallegos share tips for working with voile, as well as a few other lessons that help when constructing this style quilt.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 20th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Patchy Stars

    Designer Christina McCourt's Patchy Stars is rich with unexpected techniques, including a strip-set corner that looks mitered, but isn't. Host Sara Gallegos and Christina break down the construction of this medallion-style quilt into simple lessons.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 27th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Freeform Pillow

    Put your sewing machine through the paces! This silk dupioni pillow, designed by Mallory Donohue, showcases some quiltmaking techniques that you'll want to add to your repertoire. Mallory and host Sara Gallegos walk you through the techniques that result in a curving, freeform design.

    Next Airing: Thu, Aug 3rd, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Shooting Stars

    A traditional, 8-pointed star design by Debra Finan is the featured quilt on this episode. Its scrappy look is ideal for fat quarter or 2-1/2" strip collections. Debra and host Sara Gallegos even show you how to re-size the quilt block into larger and smaller versions.

    Next Airing: Thu, Aug 10th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Brighten Up, Buttercup!

    Bright, fresh, floral fun! This quilt design combines two curving shapes in a lattice setting, with an applique embellishment to add a touch of sweetness. Love of Quilting's sewing specialist Colleen Tauke and host Sara Gallegos teach all the methods needed to make this quilt an easy project.

    Next Airing: Thu, Aug 17th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Crazy-Quilted Laptop Sleeve

    Guest Mallory Donohue and host Sara Gallegos join forces to teach crazy quilting! This laptop sleeve is a fun place to try it out, and go wild with the embroidery options on your sewing machine.

    Next Airing: Thu, Aug 24th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Quilting for Drama, Direction, Diversion

    Guest Angela Huffman and host Sara Gallegos focus on the three D's for this longarming episode: Drama, Direction, Diversion. Put your quilting designs to work, and make your patchwork pop!

    Next Airing: Thu, Aug 31st, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Parade Rest

    This series' featured Quilt of Valor is made by Marianne Fons. Marianne joins host Sara Gallegos in teaching this fabulous quilt designed to showcase a Pinwheel Star quilt block in patriotic colors.

    Next Airing: Thu, Sep 7th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Luminous

    An incredibly fun quilting technique, mirror-imaging helps isolate motifs within fabric to fussy-cut into spectacular, kaleidoscopic designs. Love of Quilting's sewing specialist Colleen Tauke and host Sara Gallegos use the diamond shapes of this wall quilt to test out this unique method.

    Next Airing: Thu, Sep 14th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • Dublin Town

    The Double Irish Chain is a quintessential quilt pattern, and on this episode, we color it Irish! Debra Finan joins host Sara Gallegos to teach this classic pattern, and adds in a four-leaf clover quilt block for some extra patchwork luck.

    Next Airing: Thu, Sep 21st, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • American Pie

    A scrap quilt masterpiece inspired by an antique, Waste Not, Want Not is a strip-pieced design by guest Marianne Fons. The triangle units are placed to create a bull's-eye effect that will stop you in your tracks. Join Marianne and host Sara Gallegos to learn more about this quilt's history and techniques.

    Next Airing: Thu, Sep 28th, 2017 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2017 to 6/25/2020
  • 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.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 1/25/2016 to 1/24/2019
  • 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.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 1/18/2016 to 1/17/2019
  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/22/2016 to 2/21/2019
  • 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.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/1/2016 to 1/31/2019
  • 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.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 1/11/2016 to 1/10/2019
  • 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.

    Length: 00:27:46
    Usage rights: 2/29/2016 to 2/28/2019

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