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.

Help Heal with Enchanted Makeovers & Baby Lock

Enchanted Makeovers is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of women and children living in shelters. The organization to teaming up with Baby Lock to add sewing rooms to five shelters during the 2014 Sewing Room Tour. The tour starts in June and lasts until October. Locations of Sewing Room Tour Women’s Safe…

AccuQuilt Block Design Contest

Hi Quilters! Enter AccuQuilt‘s block design contest to win extraordinary prizes! This contest is as easy as 1,2,3. First, design a quilt block. Not an entire quilt, just one block! Second, upload an image of your block to AccuQuilt by May 27th. Last, tell your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers to vote daily for your design…


April is National Serger Month

Did you know April is National Serger Month?  Join Baby Lock in celebrating sergers all month with free projects and a giveaway! Check back weekly during the month of April for a chance to enter the sweepstakes and for inspirational free projects.   Visit today!