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.


Make a Baby Blanket with a Serger Machine

Experiment with an embroidery machine and a serger to create a keepsake baby blanket. Learn how to make a baby blanket with one of the best instructors, Rebecca Kemp Brent! In this tutorial, you will learn how: Style and function come together during the sewing process To cut and create ruffles as edging using your…