Fons & Porter Blog

From the expert quilting staff at Fons & Porter, we welcome you to our quilting blog filled with rich content, perfect for quilters of every level – whether you just picked up the bug or have been quilting for years.

Here, you’ll find quilting techniques, tips and tricks from quilting experts aimed at helping you improve your skills one step at a time. You’ll also find information about quilt styles and blocks, like our popular Block Friday series where we profile a different quilt block each week and give you suggestions on using them in your quilts. We also talk about some of the important questions in quilting like how to bind your quilt and whether or not you should prewash your quilt fabrics, along with some surprises.

BLOCK Friday: Art Quilts

Have you been to an art museum lately? If the answer is no, I highly encourage you take a visit sometime in the near future. You won’t regret it. I know I’ve said it one hundred times before, but as a quilter, you’re an artist. You’ve got an eye for beauty, and creativity comes naturally…

Barnaby being a big helper

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 quilts.   Today we would like to introduce you to Tony Jacobson and his 3…