Tag: Liz Porter

Broken Spoke Quilt

Broken Spoke Quilt

Making a Broken Star quilt was on Liz’s bucket list. She named the quilt Broken Spoke after the famous honky-tonk of that name in Austin, Texas. About This Quilt Finished Size: 114½” x 114½” Rating: Challenging Designed by: Liz Porter Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and Fons &…

Martha Washington's Star Quilt

Martha Washington’s Star Quilt

Liz Porter and some of her friends began a fabric exchange by pulling dark and light prints for pinwheel blocks. When Liz assembled the blocks, she stitched one at the center of each stunning Martha Washington’s Star blocks and used the remaining blocks for the pieced border. Watch this Quick Hourglass Units video to help…

Colonial Medallion Quilt

Colonial Medallion Quilt

This beautiful quilt by Liz Porter features a center panel that is a late 1700s reproduction of a “calicoe” panel printed by textile printer John Hewson of Philadelphia. Most of the border fabrics Liz used are in the style of printed fabrics from that time period. About This Quilt Finished Size: 78″ x 78″ Finished…

With Help From Friends Quilt

With Help From Friends Quilt

Liz Porter and some of her friends pooled their scraps and made itty bitty Shoo Fly blocks to swap. This quilt, made from those shared scraps, has all the charm of a vintage scrap quilt. About This Quilt Finished Size: 61½” x 74½” Finished Blocks: 180 (3″) blocks Rating: Challenging Designed by: Liz Porter Recommended…

Friendship Rings Quilt

Friendship Rings Quilt

Liz Porter created this cheerful quilt using vintage prints and rickrack to frame the top. Our instructions for Cutting 60′ Pyramids and making bias strips for the applique stems help bring it together smoothly. About This Quilt Finished Size: 79″ x 102″ Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Liz Porter Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter 60′ Pyramids…

Kansas Troubles Quilt

Kansas Troubles Quilt

Liz Porter says the vibrant yellow print in this quilt brings the other fabrics to life. The bright colors are perfect for this very traditional pioneer-era quilt. It’s a beauty, and a great way to use up fabrics in your stash. About This Quilt Finished Size: 75″ x 90″ Finished Blocks: 20 (15″) Kaleidoscope blocks…

BOM ’15: Christmas Joy

Have you ever done a Block of the Month? I bet you remember how rewarding it was to get to the end of it knowing you had put time and patience into each one of those quilt blocks. A Block of the Month is one of my favorite programs because whether you’re a beginner or…

Neapolitan Quilt

This traditional design which uses an old favorite, the Churn Dash block, is a scrap saver’s delight. Each small block takes just a smidgen of fabric to complete, or you can draw from your collection of favorite fat quarters and make several blocks from each. We also offer a twin and a queen size. About…

Free weekend for QNNtv.com March 23-25!

This weekend, enjoy a  free weekend at QNNtv.com !  March 23-25, you have 3 days to watch over 1,000 quilting videos completely free.   So sign up and start viewing, Visit http://www.qnntv.com/freemarch/. No coupon code required but must use the specific URL. _ This is a great chance to check out shows!_   Quilt Out Loud, Quilt…

Look Who Came to our Autumn Harvest Potluck

        What a great day to have a potluck at work! The temperatures have stared to drop considerably and we were able to warm our bellies with some fantastic recipes today. We enjoyed homemade potato soup, chicken enchiladas, pizza pasta, brown bread, and bbq pulled pork.            …

Take a peek at Liz’ newest quilt!

Marianne Liz may have retired, but she’s been busy designing quilts! We have several here in our office for upcoming issues of Love of Quilting. Liz stopped in today and was showing Jean, our Editor, the quilt she is currently working on. You can now find Liz spending more time with her family or out golfing,…