Tag Archives: Marianne Fons

Learn How To String Piecing 7 Ways With Daily Craft TV!

A simple technique enjoyed for generations, string piecing is traditionally a foundation piecing technique that makes use of scraps. Fast and beginner-easy, string piecing is extremely versatile and the possibilities are endless!   In this Daily Craft TV class, Jodie … 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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Meet Scrabble

Marianne was in the shop today, taping a helpful tip for an upcoming Quilty episode. We know that if Marianne is in the building, then so is Scrabble. Scrabble is Marianne’s dog and she always greets us with warm hugs … Continue reading

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Fons & Porter’s Thanksgiving Potluck

You know it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving at Fons & Porter without a potluck. You know how much quilters love to eat! Today our staff went above and beyond and brought in some great food.      We even had a … Continue reading

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Weekend of Valor Roadtrip

Marianne and Catherine Roberts visted the store before they set out to Huntley, Illinois for the Weekend of Valor, presented by Gazebo Quilters’ Guild.  The dates for the weekend are August 19th and 20th. Catherine is the founder of Quilts … Continue reading

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Quilters Take Manhattan: A Benefit for the Alliance for American Quilts

New Track Media, our parent company, along with Creative Crafts Group, Keepsake Quilting, Benartex, Aurifil Threads, AccuQuilt, The City Quilter, and Bumble Beans all sponsored “Quilters Take Manhattan: A Benefit for the Alliance for American Quilts” in New York City … 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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The cruise quilt is started and check out those Timeless Treasure batiks!

Jean, our Editor, started her quilt last weekend, and has found a great way to piece the strip units with squares on point that she will be sharing, both on the cruise and in the magazine. Wow! Do those Tonga … Continue reading

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Hand or machine quilting?

      I grew up learning to sew and quilt from my mom and grandmother. My grandmother actually went to sewing school in northeast Iowa, before getting married to my grandfather. Her handwork was amazing, as was what I … Continue reading

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