Art of Quilting: 25 Quilts – November/December 2006

For the Love of Quilting 25th anniversary, the Love of Quilting November/December 2006 issue includes a special feature, the Art of Quilting, which displays quilts designed and made by Marianne Fons and Liz Porter. Additionally, this issue offers 25 Best Tips, 25 Favorite Quilts, and 25 Gift Ideas!  Very exciting!

Happy Quilting!

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25 Quilts By Marianne Fons & Liz Porter
Basket and Bows
1. Basket and Bows, 75″ x 92″.
Designed and made by Marianne Fons and Liz Porter, 1993.
Hand quilted by Helen Martens.
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Ocean Waves
2. Ocean Waves, 80″ x 100″.
Designed and made by Marianne Fons and Liz Porter, 1984.
Hand quilted by Helen Martens.
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Americana Sampler
3. Americana Sampler, 70″ x 94″.
Designed and made by Marianne Fons and Liz Porter, 1992.
We designed Americana Sampler to be a teaching quilt in our landmark book, Quilter’s Complete Guide. We were smart enough to make two, one vertical and one horizontal, so we’d each have a version of this special quilt to keep forver.
Hand quilted by Evalee Waltz.
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Liz's Super Star
4. Liz’s Super Star, 76″ x 92″.
Designed and made by and Liz Porter, 1993.
Machine quilted by Fern Stewart.
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Corn and Beans
5. Corn and Beans, 62″ x 86″.
Designed and made by Marianne Fons, 1994.
Machine quilted by Fern Stewart.
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String Star
6. String Star, 52″ x 52″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and friends, 1994.
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Back in Time Stars
7. Back in Time Stars, 84″ x 100″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter, Marianne Fons, and students, 1995.
Utility quilted by Connie Tilman.
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Seams Sew Fun Sampler
8. Seams Sew Fun Sampler, 75″ x 93″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 1998.
Machine quilted by Kelly Ashton.
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Country Barns
9. Country Barns, 42½” x 52½”.
Designed and made by Liz Porter.
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French Country Strippy
10. French Country Strippy, 76½” x 99¾”.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 1998.
Machine quilted by Fern Stewart.
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Oak Leaf
11. Oak Leaf, 82″ x 100″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 1998.
Machine quilted by Lynn Witzenburg.
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Christmas Joy Sampler
12. Christmas Joy Sampler, 81″ x 95″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 1999.
Christmas Joy ran in the magazine throughout 1999 as a series quilt. It was so popular, we recently republished this quilt in booklet form.
Machine quilted by Marilyn Badger.
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Savannah Medallion Sampler
13. Savannah Medallion Sampler, 92″ x 92″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 1999.
Hand quilted by Iowa Amish women.
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Kitty Corner
14. Kitty Corner, 81″ x 102″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 1999.
Machine quilted by Fern Stewart.
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Prosperity Wheel
15. Prosperity Wheel, 89½” x 109 3/8″.
Designed and made by Marianne Fons, 2000.
Hand quilted by Ada Troyer, Verna Troyer, Katie Troyer, and Mary Yoder.
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Black Feathered Star
16. Black Feathered Star, 68¾” x 101″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 2000.
Machine quilted by Jean Nolte.
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White Feathered Star
17. White Feathered Star, 68¾” x 101″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 2000.
Machine quilted by Kelly Ashton.
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Stars & Stripes Sampler
18. Stars and Stripes Sampler, 80″ x 98″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 2000.
We did an entire 13-part TV series on the blocks in Stars & Stripes Sampler.
Machine quilted by Jean Nolte.
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Christmas Cactus
19. Christmas Cactus, 80″ x 100″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter, 2001.
Christmas Cactus is Liz’s update of the classic nineteenth-century red and green appliqué quilt. She used fusible web and a tiny zigzap stitch.
Machine quilted by Jean Nolte.
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Field of Poppies
20. Field of Poppies, 85½” x 97½”.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 2002.
Field of Poppies was inspired by a Rub McKim pattern.
Machine quilted by Kelly Ashton.
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Prarie Stars
21. Prarie Stars, 91″ x 100″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Shon McMain, 2003.
Machine quilted by Jean Nolte.
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Grandmother's Flower Pots
22. Grandmother’s Flower Pots, 81″ x 104″.
Designed and made by Marianne Fons, 2005.
Machine quilted by Dawn Cavanaugh.
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Pine Burr
23. Pine Burr, 65½” x 83″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter, 2005.
Machine quilted by Dawn Cavanaugh.
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Texas Log Cabin
24. Texas Log Cabin, 66¾” x 93¾”.
Designed and made by Marianne Fons, 2006.
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Our Home Sweet Home
25. Our Home Sweet Home, 82″ x 100″.
Designed and made by Liz Porter and Marianne Fons, 1998.
Machine quilted by Lynn Witzenburg.

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