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Quilting, 4-H, and Family

A few months ago, the subject of 4-H and the county fair came up. My girls started talking about what they were going to enter into the fair this year and my oldest daughter, Lené, said, “I’d like to make … Continue reading

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My First Quilt Market

  I am so excited to be reporting back to you after my very first trip to the International Quilt Market in Kansas City. What a magnificent experience…fabric, quilts, notions, magazines and people…as far as the eye could see. I … Continue reading

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Quilt Shop Summer Hours

Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting Quilt Shop is operating under summer hours now through late October. We are open Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Our address is 54 Court in Winterset, IA, which is located on the downtown square. We … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air

My favorite flower is the lilac, and as I walked to lunch today the distinct fragrance of lilacs filled the air. In Winterset, our courthouse grounds have a lilac hedge that is in full bloom. I took the time to … Continue reading

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We are taping series 2000 and welcome Liz back to the set!

  What fun we are having taping the 2000 series of Love of Quilting! We have had so many great guests, this series is going to be fantastic.  Heidi Kaisand, Linda Rainwater, McKenna Ryan and even Liz Porter all came in … Continue reading

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Free weekend for QNNtv.com March 23-25!

This weekend, enjoy a  free weekend at QNNtv.com !  March 23-25, you have 3 days to watch over 1,000 quilting videos completely free.   So sign up and start viewing, Visit http://www.qnntv.com/freemarch/. No coupon code required but must use the specific URL. … Continue reading

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Happy National Quilting Month!

    Each week, during the month of March, Fons & Porter will be giving away a Hoffman California Fabrics Spearmint Bali Handprints fat-quarter bundle. You will have 5 chances to win! Please enter by filling out the comment section … Continue reading

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Meet Charlie and Sam

I will round off the Fons & Porter Staff Quilts and Pets Week by introducing you to a couple of my pets. I am a new quilter and have just started using my new sewing room. Our cat, Charles Whiskers, … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today we would like to introduce you to Lucy! She lives with, and is pampered by our Managing Editor, Deb Finan.  She is shown here modeling Deb’s latest quilt that will appear in our next issue of … Continue reading

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Fons & Porter Staff Pets and Quilts

Happy Valentine’s Week from Fons & Porter. We know many quilters are also pet lovers. During this Valentine’s week we will highlight some of the members of the Fons & Porter staff and show how their pets help them make … Continue reading

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