Monthly Archives: March 2011

When you quilt, do you like to stitch in the ditch or free motion?

For me, I like the free motion because I don’t have to follow a specific pattern. Partially patience and partially, the artsy side of me. For my Time Square, which is scheduled for the Sept/Oct issue of Love of Quilting, … Continue reading

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What about the frosting?

Quilting can be like frosting on a cake!  Like Chef Duff on the Ace of Cakes, I want to rise to meet the challenge! I am working on finishing my Crayon challenge quilt and Jean, our Editor is working on … Continue reading

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GO! Baby

Just in! The Shop Fons and Porter store has the Go! Baby by AccuQuilt. It’s a great tool to make repetitive cutting a breeze! It’s not only accurate every time, but speedy and very portable! What a fun toy to take … Continue reading

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Best of Scrap Quilts and Table Toppers is here!

Everyone has their favorites! You’ve spoken and we’re delivering! We are so excited to tell you that Best of Fons & Porter Scrap Quilts and Best of Fons & Porter Tabletop Quilts are now available at Shop Fons & Porter! … Continue reading

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Is it in the paper or someone to help you tear it away?

As you may have read, my color challenge is also to use paper piecing.  It’s by far the most labor intensive quilt I’ve ever made, but as it goes together, the most rewarding! I’ve learned a lot about paper piecing. All … Continue reading

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What?— me English paper piece?

Our sewing specialist Cindy said she would never English paper piece. She tried it and why frustrate herself again when she can piece other shapes on a machine? Mind you, she’s tried about every tip and technique there is to … Continue reading

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