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.

Start “Connecting Threads” Today!

  Are you in a fabric slump? Have you been visiting the same fabric store for years and think you’ve seen it all? If you answered yes to these questions, it’s time to try Connecting Threads! You’ll find exclusive fabric collections, quilt kits, samplers, and more at Bulk up your thread stash with the…


Check out some fun gift ideas for quilters at Shop Fons and Porter!

Feel the need for some new tools and notions? Need something for that quilter on your shopping list? Check out Shop Fons & Porter in the comfort of  your home! Digital patterns make great stocking stuffers! Interested in Applique?  Kim Diehl designed this Homestead Harvest wallhanging that combines piecing and appliqué.   Hourglass Tablerunner – Karen…