Tag: Love of Quilting TV

From Sea to Shining Sea Quilt

2901: From Sea to Shining Sea

Episode 2901 Description and Preview Marianne Fons joins host Angela Huffman to look at From Sea to Shining Sea quilt pattern. The clever quilt block, which creates a wave-like pattern, was adapted from an antique quilt and is easy for quilters of all levels to make. This simple, fat-quarter friendly project makes an ideal Quilt…

2902: Home State Home

Episode 2902 Description and Preview Whether you’re rooting for Tennessee, or you’re a California dreamer, this fresh fun quilt project lets you celebrate your state pride quilt. Lindsay Conner joins host Sara Gallegos to teach a method that allows you to work with any regional shape, and the scrappy, appliqué patches create a “country” effect.…

2903: APQS – Choosing Threads for Quilting

Episode 2903 Description and Preview Learn how choosing threads for quiltings can have a huge impact on what your final quilt looks like! Join Angela Huffman and her guest Karen McTavish at the longarm machine to learn how threads–their weight, color, and sheen—interact in your quilting design. Build confidence as a quilter in both free…

Cactus Blooms Quilt

2904: Cactus Blooms

Episode 2904 Description and Preview Emily Bailey’s fresh, bright, fat-quarter friendly quilt, Cactus Blooms, is a Fons & Porter staff favorite. Inspired by a little vintage quilt, the design is a wonderful pattern for exploring color placement, and using sashing to create a “floating” effect. Emily and host Sara Gallegos team up to teach some…

2905: West Point

Episode 2905 Description and Preview The two quilt blocks in Nancy Mahoney’s West Point play wonderfully together to create a timeless pattern. The placement of the blocks creates a directional, almost medallion-like design. The patriotic color scheme makes this perfect for a Quilt of Valor, too! Quilt made by Nancy Mahoney. Featured Quilt: West Point…

2906: Kitchen Windows

Episode 2906 Description and Preview Cathedral Windows is a unique, classic pattern, but demanding enough that most people hesitate to try it. With Kitchen Windows, Lindsay Conner and host Sara Gallegos teach machine-piecing techniques that make this so much easier for today’s quilter. Designed around handy pre-cut 10-inch squares, this small project can be adapted…

Red Between the Lines Quilt

2907: Red Between The Lines, Part 1

Episode 2907 Description and Preview A magnificent quilt in the tradition of red-and-white quilts, Marianne Fons’ Red Between the Lines was featured in the debut exhibit at the Iowa Quilt Museum. There is so much to learn from this spectacular medallion quilt that we broke it up into two shows. In this first episode (click…

Bed-Size Quilt Patterns

2908: Red Between The Lines, Part 2

Episode 2908 Description and Preview In this second episode showcasing Marianne Fons’ Red Between the Lines (click here for part 1), Marianne and host Angela Huffman teach you the techniques needed for working with a multiple borders and the blocks in this heirloom-level quilt featured in the debut exhibit of the Iowa Quilt Museum. Featured…

Rainbow Mosaic Quilt

2909: Rainbow Mosaic

Episode 2909 Description and Preview An unusual take on charm quilts, this design by Nancy Mahoney combines multiple charm shapes in a medallion-style quilt that uses batiks. Using templates to make things easier, Nancy and host Sara Gallegos walk you through different methods for dealing with these unusual shapes. Hexagons, diamonds, triangles—with the right tools…

2910: Farmer’s Wife Table Runner

Episode 2910 Description and Preview The Farmer’s Wife quilts by Laurie Aaron Hird have become instant classics. The Fons & Porter staff was inspired to pick one quilt block from each iconic quilt, and incorporate them into a smaller project. Host Sara Gallegos and Fons & Porter Sewing Specialist Colleen Tauke showcase how small quilt…

2911: Cross Road to Grandma’s House

Episode 2911 Description and Preview Inspired by memories of traveling to her grandmother’s house on Waddington Road, Barb Eikmeier designed this quilt combining two blocks—album cross and snowball—using an on-point layout. Barb and host Sara Gallegos will teach how to construct the quilt, and even share a few tips for working with plaid fabrics. The…

A Formal Affair Quilt

2912: A Formal Affair

Episode 2912 Description and Preview Who knew the home-y log cabin block could have such a dramatic side? Toby Lischko’s variation on the log cabin design plays with color, value and placement, resulting in an elegant, riveting quilt. The simple construction gives Toby and host Sara Gallegos ample opportunity to teach the basic, good quilting…