Monthly Archives: August 2013

Friday Funday Comment Challenge!

It’s Friday—yay! Do you have a quilting project you’re hoping to work on this weekend? Tell us about it in the comments! We’d like to hit 600 comments by 5:00 pm CST today. Once that goal is reached, one lucky … Continue reading

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New Issue, New Projects, and a New Contest!

With the release of the September/ October 2013 issue of Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting only one day away, we wanted to give you a sneak peek and highlight one of the featured quilters, Amanda Murphy! Amanda wears many … Continue reading

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Name That Block!

Do you think you know your quilt blocks? Put your knowledge to the test and Name That Block! This quilt is housed in the International Quilt Study Center and Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It was made sometime between … Continue reading

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“Yarn Bombing” in Pittsburgh

We know this is a quilting blog, but this is too awesome not to share! A community of knitters took fiber arts to the next level when they “yarn bombed” the Andy Warhol Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with over 3,000 … Continue reading

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Friday Funday: Comment Challenge!

Happy Friday! (Unless you’re in Australia? It might be Saturday there by the time you read this.) We’d like to give all our wonderful blog readers a special challenge: We want 300 comments on this blog by 5 pm today. … Continue reading

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Patriotic Quilts is on Sale Now

The pages of Patriotic Quilts are filled with quick and easy patriotic quilts and quilt projects. Several of our patterns meet the guidelines established by the Quilts of Valor Foundation, so this is your opportunity to make a quilt for … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at Fons & Porter: An Interview with Sewing Specialist Colleen Tauke

There is so much that happens behind the scenes to make the Fons & Porter magazine and TV series happen, so we thought we’d give you an inside look! We sat down with Colleen Tauke to talk about her role … Continue reading

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