Episode 401: Easy Pineapple Blocks Click here to watch episode 401.
Fons & Porter demonstrate cutting straight strips, then make gorgeous, scrappy Pineapple blocks without foundation piecing or special rulers.
Episode 402: Tri-Recs Evening Star Click here to watch episode 402.
Liz & Marianne show how to easily cut and piece triangles with long, skinny points as well as how to vary the size of this unique star pattern.
Episode 403: Falling Leaves Table Runner Click here to watch episode 403.
Guest Faith Reynolds shares step-by-step methods for using the sewing machine embroidery module to create perfect appliqué leaf designs every time.
Episode 404: Washington Pavement Click here to watch episode 404.
Fons & Porter show how fabric placement affects the look of Washington Pavement blocks, as well as how to create the triangle sides using squares and rectangles only.
Episode 405: Fashionable Quilted Totes Click here to watch episode 405.
Liz & Marianne use pre-quilted, Country French fabric to make beautiful, roomy tote bags compete with sturdy handle straps and lots of pockets inside and out.
Episode 406: Sunburst Quilt Click here to watch episode 406.
Marianne & Liz make a challenging pattern accessible as they demonstrate rotary cutting small patchwork pieces and tricks for setting in seams on the sewing machine.
Episode 407: Crazy Quilts & Bobbin Work Click here to watch episode 407.
Guest Faith Reynolds shows how to create a beautiful, crazy patchwork needle case embellished by stitching with specialty threads in the bobbin.
Episode 408: Blue Lagoon Tumbling Blocks Click here to watch episode 408.
Liz dipped into her stash of batiks to make a contemporary Tumbling Blocks quilt. Fons & Porter show how to cut equilateral triangles and 60 degree diamonds.
Episode 409: Longarm Quilting in Japan Click here to watch episode 409.
Guest Marilyn Badger traveled to Yokohama to introduce Japanese quilters to longarm machine quilting. She shares some Japanese quilts and new techniques she learned.
Episode 410: Diamond Four Patch Click here to watch episode 410.
Marianne & Liz make cutting and joining diamonds ultra easy. They show piecing diagonal rows, discuss setting pieces, and show samples in very different fabrics.
Episode 411: Thread for Machine Quilting Click here to watch episode 411.
Guest Joyce Drexler gives solid advice for selecting colors and types of special threads for machine quilting as well as how to adjust the sewing machine for perfect results.
Episode 412: Print Your Own Fabric Click here to watch episode 412.
Learn the latest tricks for using ink-jet technology to print on cloth. Liz & Marianne give tips on equipment, selecting images, and printing, plus share quilted examples.
Episode 413: Keepsaking Your Quilts Click here to watch episode 413.
Marianne & Liz show methods for documenting quilts so they don’t become anonymous like the quilts of the past. They give tips on proper care for gift quilts.