Tag Archives: quilt

Learn how to make an appliqué from a portrait of your pet!

Daily Craft TV is a community showing new craft ideas & projects with online webinar videos. Tune in weekly to learn fun projects, such as, how to make an appliqué from a portrait of your pet!  Starting with a photo as … Continue reading

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Quilty July/August Sneak Peek and Giveaway!

The July/August 2013 issue of Quilty magazine comes out July 9! This issue features 19 easy projects, lessons, and special features. We know you’ll love these fresh summer projects! Quilty is available in print, digitally or by subscription. We also … Continue reading

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Fons & Porter sponsors another project for Veterans and their families

Fons & Porter has long been and still is a major supporter of the Quilts of Valor program. We are also teaming up with other sponsors to participate in Island Batik’s Quilted in Honor program, a fund raising initiative, which helps to support Operation … Continue reading

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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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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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Happy Cuddle Up Day!

Happy Cuddle Up Day! Megan, one of our art directors, celebrates Cuddle-Up Day everyday here in the office, where it tends to be chilly especially in the morning. According to Megan, there is no better way start the day than … Continue reading

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Trivia Contest Winners Revealed

Thanks to all who played our trivia contest with us over the Holidays! We would like to announce the winners of the past 2 trivia contests. Week 8 Trivia Answer: Liz’s first Christmas Quilt was Sugar Loaf Christmas Tree a.k.a. … Continue reading

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Fons & Porter Holiday Trivia Contest – Week 6

    Thank you to all who are entering our Holiday Trivia Contest. We hope you are having as much fun as we are! Week 5 Answer: Marianne’s favorite Christmas gift was seeing her mom’s happiness as she hugged the … Continue reading

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