Category Archives: Fons & Porter Blog

BLOCK Friday: Rainbow Quilts

It’s the first day of Spring! I know some of you are still dealing with snow storms and others haven’t seen snow at all this year, but I’m at the office in Winterset, IA, looking forward to my favorite part of … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Beverly

“I have attached a recent ‘cheddar’ quilt (Cross and Crown) I made after seeing a photo of an antique quilt with this pattern. I generally make a series of quilts in the same color genre until I run out of … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Julie

“I just saw your National Craft Month giveaway post on facebook. What fun! I’m attaching photos of a quilt I made that I’m most proud of. A couple years ago our son’s best friends’ wife, Kyla, was diagnosed with breast … Continue reading

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Tip Tuesday – Quilt Safety Tips

Between the sewing needles and the rotary cutter, the sewing room can be a dangerous room. Not only do we want to protect our fingers, but we also want to protect our quilting tools and fabrics. This week we have … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Carol

My Daddy’s Ties “My Father was always dressed in a suit and tie for social occasions. When he passed in 2013, I wanted to create a memory quilt for each of his five children. I returned home with a bag … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Linda

“I am most proud of this quilt top that I’ve just finished in my favorite colors of red, white and black. A few weeks ago I was checking out my favorite quilting sites and I found a Fons & Porter … Continue reading

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BLOCK Friday: Snowball quilt block

I’m sure you’re as pleased about the “heat wave” (50 degrees qualifies as a heat wave in March) we’re getting this week, melting the snow away, but I’m bringing you back to the winter season with this week’s quilt block, … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Lisa & Michelle

“Lisa and I have been friends since college. She lives in Maine, where we went to school, and I now live in South Florida. She just took her son off to college for his freshman year this past fall. I … Continue reading

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Learn Beginning Quilting Techniques for Free!

Have you ever gotten your pattern picked out, your fabric purchased, then looked down at your quilt table and thought, “I don’t have a clue where to start.”? If so, you’re not alone! With so many measurements to do, templates to … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Elaine

“I am proud to submit my version of a starburst quilt, made by me for the family of a U.S. soldier lost in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 6, 2007.  In this rendition of the starburst, the large center star represents … Continue reading

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