Category Archives: Fons & Porter Blog

Sew & Tell Guidelines

We love seeing your work and what quilt patterns you have made. Pictures are worth a thousand words, or in this case, a thousand stitches! We want to make sure photos submitted for our Sew & Tell feature present your hard work … Continue reading

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Brand New Sew Easy Lessons!

Jean Nolte, editor at Fons & Porter, and Colleen Tauke, our talented sewing specialist, have been hard at work creating new Sew Easy lessons! How do you find  Sew Easy videos? Suscribe to our YouTube channel Go to video.fonsandporter.com 9 … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at Love of Quilting May/June!

We love the new issue of Love of Quilting on sale April 15th. We’re so excited, we wanted to give you a sneak peek! This issue is filled with quilts that have a pop of color, a scrappy quilt to clear … Continue reading

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AccuQuilt Block Design Contest

Hi Quilters! Enter AccuQuilt‘s block design contest to win extraordinary prizes! This contest is as easy as 1,2,3. First, design a quilt block. Not an entire quilt, just one block! Second, upload an image of your block to AccuQuilt by May … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek into Easy Quilts Summer ’14!

We’re excited to present our Summer issue of Easy Quilts magazine, on sale April 1. We think you’ll love what we have to offer in this issue of Easy Quilts. A stunning two-toned quilt called Blue on White, a Quilt … Continue reading

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Quilt a Cozy Scarf

Learn how to create a warm and cozy winter scarf! Erin Gilday will provide you with tips and tricks to make the perfect quilt patchwork. In this Daily Craft TV webinar, you will learn how to: Improvise a fabric’s grain … Continue reading

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Learn To Make a Strata Quilt!

Join Marianne Fons as she welcomes fabric designer, Gail Kessler. Gail will share two of her projects with you that are new takes on an old technique. The main attractions are two beautiful strata quilts that spotlight all of the colors … Continue reading

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How to Make Sashiko Pot Holders

Learn to make stunning Sashiko-inspired pot holders with fiber artist and sewing educator Ellen Osten with Daily Craft TV. In this DCTV webinar, you will learn how to: Translate the Sashiko pattern from a square to a pot holder Construct a grid … Continue reading

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Learn to Make a New York Beauty Quilt with Pattern

Quilters don’t always sit at home piecing patchwork; a lot of us, including Marianne Fons and Mary Fons, love to get out and see the world. This quilt was inspired by a fabulous trip to New York City. On this … Continue reading

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Make a Maxi Dress in One Afternoon!

Learn how to make a maxi dress by following the measuring instructions to match your figure perfectly without a pattern. This dress is easy to make by simply sewing in a straight line. Also, expert Brett Bara will teach you … Continue reading

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