Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Hosts Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman work with guests to explore quilting ideas, both old and new, in this series from Iowa Public Television. Whether a beginner or an expert, quilters of all levels will learn something from the tips, techniques and designs featured on this show. Segments from the series include two quilts that feature a diagonally set log cabin design, a small quilt constructed with English paper piecing, a breakdown of a medallion-style quilt into simple lessons, and how to resize a quilt block into larger and smaller versions.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Tue, 1/28 at 6:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Bliss and Blossoms

The bliss and blossoms quilt features a design made from simple patchwork; how sashing can create floating stars; a dramatic quilt featuring shadowed diamond rectangles and non-mirrored half-rectangle units.

Tue, 1/28 at 9:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Mayday Festival

May Day quilt blocks feature a ribbon-like lattice and floral fabrics.

Tue, 1/28 at 12:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Bliss and Blossoms

The bliss and blossoms quilt features a design made from simple patchwork; how sashing can create floating stars; a dramatic quilt featuring shadowed diamond rectangles and non-mirrored half-rectangle units.

Tue, 1/28 at 2:30 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Bliss and Blossoms

The bliss and blossoms quilt features a design made from simple patchwork; how sashing can create floating stars; a dramatic quilt featuring shadowed diamond rectangles and non-mirrored half-rectangle units.

Thu, 1/30 at 6:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Creating Memories

A quilt project incorporates a fabric that can be custom-colored; photo transfer fabric.

Thu, 1/30 at 12:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Creating Memories

A quilt project incorporates a fabric that can be custom-colored; photo transfer fabric.

Thu, 1/30 at 2:30 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Creating Memories

A quilt project incorporates a fabric that can be custom-colored; photo transfer fabric.

Sat, 2/1 at 9:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Refracted Fire

Using simple tools and scrappy solids to make a quilt design that transitions from bold color to calm serenity; strategies dealing with strip-pieced sections.

Tue, 2/4 at 6:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Hometown Blooms

Triangles square split by sashing creates a secondary design; alternating fabric results in a shadowed effect; re-sizing element yield design changes.

Tue, 2/4 at 9:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Refracted Fire

Using simple tools and scrappy solids to make a quilt design that transitions from bold color to calm serenity; strategies dealing with strip-pieced sections.

Tue, 2/4 at 12:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Hometown Blooms

Triangles square split by sashing creates a secondary design; alternating fabric results in a shadowed effect; re-sizing element yield design changes.

Tue, 2/4 at 2:30 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Hometown Blooms

Triangles square split by sashing creates a secondary design; alternating fabric results in a shadowed effect; re-sizing element yield design changes.