Monthly Archives: July 2011

Rolling along through Iowa—

This week the bikes have been rolling through Iowa on an annual event called RAGBRAI. It started in 1973 by 2 guys who invited friends to ride along for 6 days across Iowa from west to east. It is now … Continue reading

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Need a few ideas for a summer salad?

We had a salad luncheon today in the Fons & Porter office.  Tiffiny, our Customer Service Manager, is celebrating her 40th birthday and what a better way than with food!   Everyone brought a gift that included 40 of “something” – … Continue reading

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Traveling through Winterset—

Nena Reisner and her husband were traveling through and detoured a bit to Winterset on their way from Utah to northern Iowa for a family reunion.  She just had to pack a few of her quilts to show us. The … Continue reading

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It’s fair time in Madison County!

I bet it’s fair time where you are too! A few of us here in the office were 4-H er’s or leaders and had to go check out the projects today at noon. It brought back memories of my kids … Continue reading

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New Fabric is Here! New Fabric is Here!

Look at what I received in the mail today from Hoffman Fabrics!!  I was busy sewing, preparing for the Jan/Feb 2012 issue of Love of Quilting when I received a shipment of Hoffman Fabric!  What a lucky gal I am. … Continue reading

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What? You haven’t checked out the Bonus Quilts?

We find the best projects we can for our readers, and sometimes we simply get carried away and have too many for the pages we are allowed! We have the best designers we could ask for and we want to … Continue reading

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Find a quilt shop wherever you are!

Good, better, BEST!  We didn’t just settle for good, we settled for BEST! Now you can find a quilt shop wherever you are with just a touch of your Smartphone, tablet or computer! Simply click here for more details on how … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the Customer Appreciation Sale—%15 off your entire purchase & free shipping!!!

We will be featuring a Customer Appreciation Special Promotion at shop Fons & Porter.com, starting Friday, July 8th. The promotion will feature 15% off your entire purchase + Free Shipping (on purchases of $75 or more) using the coupon code FPTKS and will be … Continue reading

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Take a peek at Liz’ newest quilt!

Marianne Liz may have retired, but she’s been busy designing quilts! We have several here in our office for upcoming issues of Love of Quilting. Liz stopped in today and was showing Jean, our Editor, the quilt she is currently working … Continue reading

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