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FONS & PORTER'S LOVE OF QUILTING

Saturday, May 28th

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Tres Chic NEW

The Drunkard's Path quilt block is very traditional, and yet looks completely fresh and contemporary. Sara Gallegos creates a quilt using a design by Nancy McNally, but instead of black-and-white solids, she breaks out some stunning metallic prints. She also shares her 3-pin approach to curved piecing.

Saturday, June 4th

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Pintuck Pop NEW

Debi Kuennen-Baker is featured in this episode to teach a few fun, fresh elements that will have you expanding your quilting boundaries! Using a quilt designed by Kristen Clay, called Pintuck Pop, Debi shows how to create pintucks that do indeed pop, and gets playful with prairie points.

Saturday, June 11th

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Spirited Daughter NEW

Whether you call them "spirit quilts" or "daughter quilts," use up leftover fabrics from a previous project with a simple, quick quilt! Barbara Eikmeier's Block-by-Block sampler quilt left a lot of lovely fabrics behind, so she employed a "no scrap left behind" mind-set. Learn how to make simple Sawtooth Stars, the right approach to mitered borders, and a few tips for quilting over bulky seams!

Saturday, June 18th

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Songbird Stars NEW

Angela Huffman's quilt Songbird Stars features a single quilt block that creates two stunning star designs. The border features a spectacular traditional Birds in the Air quilt block, made in a unique, time-saving way!

Saturday, June 25th

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Gobble Gobble NEW

What are you grateful for? On this episode, Sara Gallegos shows how to make a Thanksgiving wall hanging featuring fusible applique and braided borders. We'll explore fabric options (even using the WRONG side of the fabric!), as well as specialty threads.

Saturday, July 2nd

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Dancing Leaves NEW

In this episode, Angela Huffman showcases a fabulous pattern from Shannon Arnstein, called Dancing Leaves. The delicate patchwork-a play on the Pineapple block-is made easier with foundation piecing, so prepare to dig into the essentials of that powerful technique! Angela also walks you through the extraordinary changes that occur when you change up a quilt block's orientation.

Saturday, July 9th

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Stand-Out Stockings NEW

Holiday projects give you the opportunity to be creative. Sara Gallegos designed this holiday stocking, as a gift, but also as an excuse to play with different decorative stitches and embroidery!

Saturday, July 16th

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Amaryllis Star NEW

Did you think that the stitch-and-flip technique was basic, possibly even... uninteresting? Think again! With Amaryllis Star, Angela Huffman powers up this core technique to create exciting, unique quilt blocks, as well as a classic-looking pieced border! This episode also features the Make It Mine segment, where Angela Huffman and Sara Gallegos explore how fabric choices can really personalize a design.

Saturday, July 23rd

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Shimmer & Shine NEW

Move on from the essentials of paper piecing to more in-depth knowledge. Paper piecing, or foundation piecing, is the best way to achieve unusual shapes, especially those involving bias edges. With Shimmer & Shine, Sara Gallegos explores the machine feet, the needle types, and the variety of tools to help you achieve those beautiful, unusual shapes that result in a stunning quilt. You'll also see a unique stitch that adds the right amount of dazzle!

Saturday, July 30th

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Wholecloth Mandala Quilting NEW

In this episode, Angela demonstrates the mandala-style of quilting using wool batting to add a sculptural quality. Often used in show quilts or quilts intended to be heirlooms, wool batting can provide lightweight loft that adds dimension to your quilting. Using her techniques, you can create a wholecloth quilt with a traditional look, but with a lot fewer rulers and a lot less heartache!