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 different quilt blocks 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.


Scrap Quilt Patterns Inspired & Designed by Bonnie Hunter

We’re often inspired by the very designers who feature their quilts in our magazines and our affiliate’s magazines — traditional, easy, scrap quilt patterns… we love them all! Makes sense, right? We invite them to debut their quilts with us because they’re amazing at what they do! We find their creativity and expertise with quilts,…

Scrap Quilts - Organize Your Fabric Scraps

Quilt Patterns: Fat Quarter, Scrap, and Easy… OH MY!

Fat quarter quilts, scrap quilts and easy quilts are some of my favorite quilts! I love perusing these quilt patterns and then taking advantage of precuts, using scraps from my stash and putting a pattern together quickly (because sometimes, you just want a quick and easy project). I’ve assembled some of my favorite quilts that…

Sneak Peek at Love of Quilting May/June!

We love the new issue of Love of Quilting on sale April 15th. We’re so excited, we wanted to give you a sneak peek! This issue is filled with quilts that have a pop of color, a scrappy quilt to clear out your stash, and an adorable quilt any little girl or boy would love to…


Scrap Quilts Fabric Giveaway: Closed

We are excited to show you the quilts in the Scrap Quilts magazine from the editors at Fons & Porter. Many of the scrap quilts featured in this magazine have alternate size charts for your quilting convenience. Click the magazine cover to browse through the quilts before the magazine is on sale. You will also…


Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today we would like to introduce you to Lucy! She lives with, and is pampered by our Managing Editor, Deb Finan.  She is shown here modeling Deb’s latest quilt that will appear in our next issue of Scrap Quilts coming out 5/29. I ask you—who needs Glamour Shots? Deb says: She always wants…