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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Jewels of the Garden, Part II (#1804)

Marianne and Mary demonstrate needle turn applique as well as paper piecing a unique block. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: 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.

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All Upcoming Episodes

  • Prairie Sunrise (#2513)

    The techniques and the Tri-Recs templates used to create this earthy inspired design are presented. [27 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

  • Libby's Log Cabin (#2501)

    This quilt combines the eight-pointed star, the log cabin block and the Irish chain pattern. [27 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

  • Leather and Lavender Tote (#2502)

    A great way to take your quilting with you is to create this fabulous tote that incorporates leather into the design. [27 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

  • Splendid Stars (#2503)

    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... [27 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

  • Stars and Nines (#2504)

    This unusual arrangement creates six point stars that leave the nine-patch blocks dancing in back and forth across the quilt. [27 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

Past Episodes

These episodes of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.

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