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Sew Easy Invisible Machine Appliqué Video

Invisible Machine Appliqué

Follow these steps to learn how to do invisible machine appliqué. Additionally, the Fons & Porter staff offer a tip on creating a heavier template — trace the pattern design on freezer paper and iron the waxy sides together. When it comes to applique, many quilters find a technique that they like and stick with…

Sew Easy Banded Rapid Fire LeMoyne Stars without Y-seams! Video

Banded Rapid Fire LeMoyne Stars without Y-seams!

The LeMoyne Star quilt block is a traditional block that is often used in star quilts. You may have seen this block referred to as “Star of LeMoyne” or “Lemon Star.” You may also have seen it spelled “Lemoyne Star,” with a lowercase “m.” Whatever you call it, and however you spell it, it all…

Sew Easy 8-at-a-Time Triangle Squares Video

8-at-a-Time Triangle-Squares

8-at-a-Time Triangle-Squares help you get your quilt pieces cut and sewn together FAST! Making half-square triangles, also known as triangle-squares, is a technique that every quilter needs to know about and will most likely use on a regular basis. We’re sharing our technique of cutting 8-at-a-time triangle-squares with you to make this process even easier!…

Love of Quilting TV Show – 1700 Series

Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting TV show has been on the air since 2003! The show was originally hosted by Marianne Fons and Liz Porter. Mary Fons began co-hosting with Marianne during the 1600 series. Click here to download a free Supplies List and more information about the 1700 series projects. Purchase a DVD of…

Bow Tie Tote Bag - Easy Sewing Projects

Bow Tie Tote Bag

Looking for quick and easy sewing projects? The Bow Tie Tote Bag is the project for you. Quilters can never have too many tote bags! We love to use them when shopping for quilt fabrics and heading out to lunch with our quilting pals. Carry your quilting and sewing supplies in this tote when traveling to…

Star Crossed Quilt

Star Crossed Quilt

A collection of yellow, gold, and brown prints makes this stunning quilt a knock-out project! Starting with pre-cut 2½” jelly roll strips takes most of the cutting time away, giving you more time to sew. Finished Size: 56″ × 72″ Finished Blocks: 63 (8″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Get the Star Crossed Quilt quilt pattern! Check…

Pirouette Quilt

Rich teal and orchid fabrics come together in this quilt with a decidedly vintage vibe. The two blocks-a star block and a simplified orange peel block-go together quickly. Finished Size: 62″ × 74″ Finished Blocks: 15 (12″) Star blocks, 15 (12″) Orange Peel blocks Rating: Challenging

Odds & Ends II - Two-Color Quilts

Odds & Ends II Quilt

This version of Odds & Ends is a red and white quilt that really highlights the eight-pointed star shape in the middle of each circle and the four-pointed star in between the circles. Linda chose a decorative stitch to appliqué each of the melon pieces. She die cut the appliqué pieces using the AccuQuilt GO!, making the cutting…

Santa Pillows

Quilters of all skill levels will enjoy stitching these easy quilted throw pillows for holiday decorating or for gifts. Who can resist these jolly Santas with their bags of toys? And, check out our FREE Sew Easy quilting video tutorial on Pillow Finishing. Finished Size: 18″ × 18″ Rating: Easy From our Quilt Shop: Get the Santa…

Pieced Quilt Diamonds

Pieced quilt diamonds are a crucial part of so many varied quilt patterns out there in the quilting world. Chances are, you’ve fallen in love with a pattern that features these populous quilt units before. Quilt diamonds are often used to give an additional dimension to a quilt as well as to help a unique…

Freedom Stars Quilt

Diane Tomlinson designed Freedom Stars especially for Love of Quilting readers. This project is fat quarter friendly and is a perfect size to donate to the Quilts of Valor Foundation. Click here to learn more about this wonderful program. Size: 68″ × 85″ Blocks: 63 (8″) Star blocks Rating: Challenging Get the quilt pattern here. To…

Quilts of Valor – Patriotic Quilts

Click on any of the quilts below to find them in our store. Find out more about the Quilts of Valor program here.   American Valor Quilt by Nancy Mahoney 61″ × 73″ Card Tricks Quilt by John Kubiniec 55″ × 67″ Three Tours Quilt by Tony Jacobson 70″ × 78″       Stars &…

Lovin’ Miss Ashley: Appliqué Flower Quilted Table Runner

Set a summer table with this bright quilted table runner. The positive/negative aspect of the flower quilt blocks looks complicated, but is easy to create. If you’ve been looking for a beautiful table runner to accompany your summer table, look no further than this floral quilt pattern. Finished Size: 18″ × 36″ Quilt Blocks: 3 (9″)…