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.


Fons & Porter Holiday Trivia Contest – Week 5

Wow, thanks to all who are entering and enjoying our Holiday Trivia Contest. Let’s get right to our winners and our new trivia question. Week 3 Answer: Liz and Marianne both majored in English. Congratulations to Kim Mabry who won 4″ Thread Snipping Scissors and an Omnigrid 9.5″ x 9.5″ ruler. Week 4 Answer: Liz…


Thursday Holiday Trivia Contest – Week 1

    We know many of you love trivia so we are excited to bring you the Fons & Porter Holiday Trivia contest. Each Thursday between November 3rd and December 29th, we will ask you a trivia question. If you answer correctly, you will be entered into a random drawing for a quilting notion. Enter your…