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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Sat, 6/22 at 6:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

A Bit Fishy

A fish-inspired baby quilt; window applique and decorative stitching.

Sat, 6/22 at 9:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Applique Frayed-Edge Style

A quilt using raw-edge applique features a homespun look that is underscored by three non-traditional fabrics -- flannel, linen and "dobby" wovens -- tacked down with black thread.

Sat, 6/29 at 6:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Bountiful Sunflowers

Exploring different wedges and appliques to create bountiful sunflowers; two methods for cutting wedges; curved piecing and windowing fusible applique for center circles; straight-stitched top-stitching.

Sat, 6/29 at 9:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Piecing With Patriotic Panels

Selecting fabrics to coordinate with a panel; when and how to miter strips; making sawtooth star blocks that can be swapped into almost any design.