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.


29 on their way to Afghanistan

Pictured above is Dave Brown with ‘Millie’ The last quilt has come off the longarm! The ’29 Quilts to Go’ project has been a great success thanks to everyone who helped, including those that stood on standby, just in case.  What started as a phone call between Kristi (the Publisher of Fons and Porter’s Love…


Soldier Quilt Progress

We have all of the tops pieced and a good share quilted and out to be quilted – Yea! Here’s a few we caught on their noon break. Tiffiny, our Customer Service Manager and a beginning quilter, has quickly blossomed into a full fledged quilter – we’re so proud! And hey! Who let Kristi loose…