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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Marianne Fons & daughter, Mary Fons, showcase their passion for quilting through in-depth demonstrations on a variety of quilting topics. Beginner or expert, viewers with a love of quilting will be inspired by their tips, designs and techniques.

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  
  • Orange Peel Two-Step
    Thursday, November 15
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Barb Eikmeier adapts an Orange Peel block in an unexpected way, showing us that old stand-by's can have more to give! Barb and host Sara Gallegos walk you through the steps in this fun-to-make children's quilt, guaranteed to charm any little cowboy or girl.
  • Orange Peel Two-Step
    Saturday, November 17
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Barb Eikmeier adapts an Orange Peel block in an unexpected way, showing us that old stand-by's can have more to give! Barb and host Sara Gallegos walk you through the steps in this fun-to-make children's quilt, guaranteed to charm any little cowboy or girl.
  • Custom Quilting for Spectacular Patchwork
    Thursday, November 22
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Beloved teacher Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to teach you what exactly goes into custom longarm quilting. When you have a spectacular quilt top, it deserves a thoughtful quilting design. Angela and Sara talk through the decisions a longarmer can make to really make patchwork pop.
  • Custom Quilting for Spectacular Patchwork
    Saturday, November 24
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Beloved teacher Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to teach you what exactly goes into custom longarm quilting. When you have a spectacular quilt top, it deserves a thoughtful quilting design. Angela and Sara talk through the decisions a longarmer can make to really make patchwork pop.
  • Semaphoric
    Thursday, November 29
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Marianne and Mary Fons are back on the set as special guests. On this episode, they explore a quilt made by Marianne using "orphan" blocks - unfinished, vintage quilt blocks that you often find at garage sales or quilt festivals. The design is simple and quick enough, that Marianne put together not one, but two variations!
  • Semaphoric
    Saturday, December 1
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Marianne and Mary Fons are back on the set as special guests. On this episode, they explore a quilt made by Marianne using "orphan" blocks - unfinished, vintage quilt blocks that you often find at garage sales or quilt festivals. The design is simple and quick enough, that Marianne put together not one, but two variations!
  • Pastoral Patchwork
    Thursday, December 6
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Landscape blocks join elongated log cabin blocks to create a fun, quick project. It's so fun to make, you might not realize that your sewing skills are growing in leaps and bounds! Host Sara Gallegos and guest Patti Buhler teach this delightful quilt project, designed to power up your sewing know - how!
  • Pastoral Patchwork
    Saturday, December 8
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Landscape blocks join elongated log cabin blocks to create a fun, quick project. It's so fun to make, you might not realize that your sewing skills are growing in leaps and bounds! Host Sara Gallegos and guest Patti Buhler teach this delightful quilt project, designed to power up your sewing know - how!
  • Piecing A Blue Streak
    Thursday, December 13
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Marianne and Mary Fons stop back this season as special guests to teach a few fun quilts, including Piecing a Blue Streak, a sassy column quilt from Mary. Combining solid setting triangles with scrappy stars is even more fun when Marianne and Mary Fons showing you how!
  • Piecing A Blue Streak
    Saturday, December 15
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Marianne and Mary Fons stop back this season as special guests to teach a few fun quilts, including Piecing a Blue Streak, a sassy column quilt from Mary. Combining solid setting triangles with scrappy stars is even more fun when Marianne and Mary Fons showing you how!
  • Martha Washington's Star
    Thursday, December 20
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Liz Porter stops back to the set of Love of Quilting to share a classic-looking quilt design, Martha Washington's Star. She and Sara Gallegos teach you all the key techniques needed for the quilt, and then also share examples of other quilts made using the same blocks.
  • Martha Washington's Star
    Saturday, December 22
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Liz Porter stops back to the set of Love of Quilting to share a classic-looking quilt design, Martha Washington's Star. She and Sara Gallegos teach you all the key techniques needed for the quilt, and then also share examples of other quilts made using the same blocks.
  • Starring Sunflowers
    Thursday, December 27
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Starring Sunflowers is a wonderful design for anyone dreaming of summer... Or wondering how to work with border prints! Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman break down Ann Lauer's quilt into easy-to-understand steps that will have you ready to quilt right away!
  • Starring Sunflowers
    Saturday, December 29
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Starring Sunflowers is a wonderful design for anyone dreaming of summer... Or wondering how to work with border prints! Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman break down Ann Lauer's quilt into easy-to-understand steps that will have you ready to quilt right away!

 

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  • Trellis
    Saturday, November 10
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Back for a few episodes as special guests, Marianne and Mary Fons teach a special quilt in this episode. Marianne's Trellis was inspired by an antique design seen at a quilt museum, and her version has the hallmark beauty of a classic... With all of the ease of today's quilting techniques!
  • Brighten Up, Buttercup!
    Friday, November 9
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Bright, fresh, floral fun! This quilt design combines two curving shapes in a lattice setting, with an applique embellishment to add a touch of sweetness. Love of Quilting's sewing specialist Colleen Tauke and host Sara Gallegos teach all the methods needed to make this quilt an easy project.
  • Brighten Up, Buttercup!
    Friday, November 9
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Bright, fresh, floral fun! This quilt design combines two curving shapes in a lattice setting, with an applique embellishment to add a touch of sweetness. Love of Quilting's sewing specialist Colleen Tauke and host Sara Gallegos teach all the methods needed to make this quilt an easy project.
  • Trellis
    Thursday, November 8
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Back for a few episodes as special guests, Marianne and Mary Fons teach a special quilt in this episode. Marianne's Trellis was inspired by an antique design seen at a quilt museum, and her version has the hallmark beauty of a classic... With all of the ease of today's quilting techniques!
  • Pioneer Rose
    Saturday, November 3
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Pioneer Rose, designed by Jennifer Schifano Thomas, is a favorite quilt at Fons & Porter, in part because there's so much to learn! Special guest teacher Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to break the lessons down into easy-to-absorb steps.
  • Shooting Stars
    Friday, November 2
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    A traditional, 8-pointed star design by Debra Finan is the featured quilt on this episode. Its scrappy look is ideal for fat quarter or 2-1/2" strip collections. Debra and host Sara Gallegos even show you how to re-size the quilt block into larger and smaller versions.
  • Shooting Stars
    Friday, November 2
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    A traditional, 8-pointed star design by Debra Finan is the featured quilt on this episode. Its scrappy look is ideal for fat quarter or 2-1/2" strip collections. Debra and host Sara Gallegos even show you how to re-size the quilt block into larger and smaller versions.
  • Pioneer Rose
    Thursday, November 1
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Pioneer Rose, designed by Jennifer Schifano Thomas, is a favorite quilt at Fons & Porter, in part because there's so much to learn! Special guest teacher Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to break the lessons down into easy-to-absorb steps.
  • Friendship Rings
    Saturday, October 27
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Liz Porter joins us once again on Love of Quilting as a special guest to teach her quilt Friendship Rings, bringing along samples of wonderful alternate quilts from friends. Liz and host Sara Gallegos talk technique, patchwork exchanges and quilt design.
  • Freeform Pillow
    Friday, October 26
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Put your sewing machine through the paces! This silk dupioni pillow, designed by Mallory Donohue, showcases some quiltmaking techniques that you'll want to add to your repertoire. Mallory and host Sara Gallegos walk you through the techniques that result in a curving, freeform design.
  • Freeform Pillow
    Friday, October 26
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Put your sewing machine through the paces! This silk dupioni pillow, designed by Mallory Donohue, showcases some quiltmaking techniques that you'll want to add to your repertoire. Mallory and host Sara Gallegos walk you through the techniques that result in a curving, freeform design.
  • Friendship Rings
    Thursday, October 25
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Liz Porter joins us once again on Love of Quilting as a special guest to teach her quilt Friendship Rings, bringing along samples of wonderful alternate quilts from friends. Liz and host Sara Gallegos talk technique, patchwork exchanges and quilt design.
  • Princess Pillows
    Saturday, October 20
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Patti Buhler shares patchwork and pillows that are fit for a princess. From embellishment choices to fun techniques, Patti and host Sara Gallegos show you how to make something extra special.
  • Patchy Stars
    Friday, October 19
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Designer Christina McCourt's Patchy Stars is rich with unexpected techniques, including a strip-set corner that looks mitered, but isn't. Host Sara Gallegos and Christina break down the construction of this medallion-style quilt into simple lessons.
  • Patchy Stars
    Friday, October 19
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Designer Christina McCourt's Patchy Stars is rich with unexpected techniques, including a strip-set corner that looks mitered, but isn't. Host Sara Gallegos and Christina break down the construction of this medallion-style quilt into simple lessons.
  • Princess Pillows
    Thursday, October 18
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Patti Buhler shares patchwork and pillows that are fit for a princess. From embellishment choices to fun techniques, Patti and host Sara Gallegos show you how to make something extra special.
  • Cabins of Carolina
    Saturday, October 13
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Cabins of Carolina combines two heritage quilt blocks to create an ideal canvas for freemotion quilting. Guest Denise Schober joins Sara Gallegos to get you from patchwork pieces to finished, quilted project, all on your home machine.
  • Parisian Posies
    Friday, October 12
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Hexagons abound in Parisian Posies, a lovely, small quilt constructed with English paper piecing. Designer Felicia Brenoe created this quilt using voile rather than quilting cotton, giving it an unusual, luxurious feel. Felicia and host Sara Gallegos share tips for working with voile, as well as a few other lessons that help when constructing this style quilt.
  • Parisian Posies
    Friday, October 12
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Hexagons abound in Parisian Posies, a lovely, small quilt constructed with English paper piecing. Designer Felicia Brenoe created this quilt using voile rather than quilting cotton, giving it an unusual, luxurious feel. Felicia and host Sara Gallegos share tips for working with voile, as well as a few other lessons that help when constructing this style quilt.
  • Cabins of Carolina
    Thursday, October 11
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Cabins of Carolina combines two heritage quilt blocks to create an ideal canvas for freemotion quilting. Guest Denise Schober joins Sara Gallegos to get you from patchwork pieces to finished, quilted project, all on your home machine.
  • It Waves Forever
    Saturday, October 6
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Special guest teacher Angela Huffman and host Sara Gallegos teach It Waves Forever, a column-style Quilt of Valor. Column-style designs are adaptable, and allow you to play with different types of quilt blocks. This quilt is ideal for customizing, including adding special touches of quilting.
  • Orange You Sweet?
    Friday, October 5
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilt designer Gina Gempesaw shares an entrancing original quilt block. Gina and host Sara Gallegos simplify the block using a series of techniques from the quilter's toolbox. They set the block in a lovely table runner, which is a wonderful way to test out and showcase new blocks.
  • Orange You Sweet?
    Friday, October 5
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilt designer Gina Gempesaw shares an entrancing original quilt block. Gina and host Sara Gallegos simplify the block using a series of techniques from the quilter's toolbox. They set the block in a lovely table runner, which is a wonderful way to test out and showcase new blocks.
  • It Waves Forever
    Thursday, October 4
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Special guest teacher Angela Huffman and host Sara Gallegos teach It Waves Forever, a column-style Quilt of Valor. Column-style designs are adaptable, and allow you to play with different types of quilt blocks. This quilt is ideal for customizing, including adding special touches of quilting.