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.


Quilted Landscape

Traveling through the midwest, you’ve probably caught a glimpse of quilt blocks decorating the peaks and sides of old and new barns.  A gentle reminder, that our homegrown pride stretches from agriculture down to the needle we sew with. Last week, a group of us traveled over to Omaha to attend Accuquilt’s Barn Quilt Block…