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.


Turn Your T-Shirt Collection Into a Cozy Quilt!

Turn that collection of t-shirts hidden away in a drawer into a snuggly quilt in this easy class! Learn how to make the best use of the motifs on the shirts, and which motifs won’t work. The secret is stabilizing the knit fabric with a fusible product. Two quilts are shown providing two layout options. You…


Make Appliqué Portraits from your Pet Photos!

Craft Daily is a community showing new craft ideas & projects. Tune in to learn fun projects, such as, how to make an appliqué from a portrait of your pet! Starting with a photo as a template, “paint” a portrait of your pet in fabric with this easier-then-it-looks technique. Jodie Davis walks you through tracing shapes from…