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Covered Bridge Quilt Show

Well it is official…I attended my first quilt show ever! A person has to start somewhere, right? I went to the Covered Bridge Quilt Show in Winterset during the Covered Bridge Festival and it was terrific. The highlight of my … Continue reading

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Fons & Porter’s Massive Warehouse Sale!

Fons & Porter is partnering with Landauer Publishing to bring you a MASSIVE Warehouse, Book & Fabric Sale! Where: Landauer Warehouse, 3100 101 Street, Ste. A, Urbandale, IA 50322 When: September 28th – October 1st Just a few miles from the … Continue reading

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QCA Retreat Group Comes to Visit

We were thrilled to have a Quilter’s Club of America (QCA) group come to visit the shop today. They are a group of quilters who organized a retreat amongst themselves via the QCA website. Many of the quilters had been … Continue reading

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Yes- you can take it with you!

With all of the fun techy devices that we carry with us, how would you like access to favorite quilting magazine any time, any place? Now, when you take your computer, tablet, or smart phone with you to visit your … 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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Don’t you just want to go sew something?

A friend brought her quilt in the shop to show us her 4th  of July quilt top.  It’s made from our Bricks Template and some of the patriotic and Quilts of Valor fabric we have in the shop. As we were … Continue reading

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What are the Tried & True quilt blocks all about?

Have you noticed the Tried & True quilt blocks we feature with projects in both Love of Quilting and Easy Quilts? These little gems are useful in so many ways. We create these blocks to give you optional fabric suggestions … Continue reading

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So–what’s going on this morning?

Here are a few pictures snapped this morning, here in Winterset.  Some of us are at IPTV taping our next PBS series this week or scheduled to go later today to help out, but here’s a quick trip around to … 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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