Episode 201: Schoolhouse and Old Glory
Fons & Porter use paper foundation piecing and partial seams to combine Schoolhouse and Flag blocks in a darling wall quilt.
Episode 202: Declaration Star & July 4th Star
Liz & Marianne demonstrate windowing techniques for fusible applique and an unusual “diagonal seams” unit.
Episode 203: Continental Rose & American Eagle
Fons & Porter help you take the plunge into decorative machine appliqué stitching techniques.
Episode 204: Boston, Lexington, Concord & Bunker Hill Stars
Marianne & Liz show how simply varying corner units can create strikingly different block designs.
Episode 205: Lucky Stars
Learn Liz’s original method for free-hand cutting and piecing a folk-art star design-you’ll make two blocks at once!
Episode 206: Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness
Liz & Marianne show how to cut and press strips and strip sets and ways to use strip units for three neat patchwork blocks.
Episode 207: Blazing Star
Marianne & Liz demonstrate paper piecing for this three-dimensional design, plus ways to experiment with different color options.
Episode 208: Uncle Sam & Yankee Doodle
Fons & Porter demonstrate machine set-up for easy diagonal-seams piecing as well as how to sew some unique diagonal seams units.
Episode 209: Liberty Star
Learn Fons & Porter’s methods for quick cutting and stabilizing diamond units for a classic, eight-pointed star.
Episode 210: Freedom Star & Uneven Nine Patch
Liz and Marianne use grid paper to mass-produce triangle-square units and demonstrate chain piecing a patchwork block.
Episode 211: Machine Quilting with Joyce Drexler
Joyce Drexler from Sulky of America joins Liz & Marianne for lessons on using new decorative threads and stabilizers.
Episode 212: Redwork Embroidery
Fons & Porter cover traditional Redwork embroidery techniques and styles and use computer technology to machine embroider designs.