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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  
  • Everything English Paper Piecing
    Thursday, August 11
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Tracy Mooney joins Sara Gallegos on the set of "Love of Quilting" to introduce you to the marvelous world of English Paper Piecing. Exploding in popularity, this technique is traditionally a hand-work technique, but if there's one thing quilters know, there's more than one way to stitch a patch! Using the classic hexagon shape, we'll learn the classic hand-work approach, and then two methods for stitching EPP entirely by machine!
  • Everything English Paper Piecing
    Saturday, August 13
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Tracy Mooney joins Sara Gallegos on the set of "Love of Quilting" to introduce you to the marvelous world of English Paper Piecing. Exploding in popularity, this technique is traditionally a hand-work technique, but if there's one thing quilters know, there's more than one way to stitch a patch! Using the classic hexagon shape, we'll learn the classic hand-work approach, and then two methods for stitching EPP entirely by machine!
  • Pinwheels & Posies
    Thursday, August 18
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    With Pinwheels and Posies, Sara Gallegos gets to celebrate for her favorite patchwork block-pinwheels! There are a lot of pinwheels in this quilt, and Sara has tips for making these units efficiently, as well as organizing them-some advice that goes a long way in the sewing room! In addition to learning all there is to know about pinwheels, you'll also learn how to tricks for sashing with cornerstones, and techniques for setting triangles.
  • Pinwheels & Posies
    Saturday, August 20
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    With Pinwheels and Posies, Sara Gallegos gets to celebrate for her favorite patchwork block-pinwheels! There are a lot of pinwheels in this quilt, and Sara has tips for making these units efficiently, as well as organizing them-some advice that goes a long way in the sewing room! In addition to learning all there is to know about pinwheels, you'll also learn how to tricks for sashing with cornerstones, and techniques for setting triangles.
  • Cozy Moments
    Thursday, August 25
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    If there is a quilt that is guaranteed to make cold-weather nights cozy, it's one made from flannel! On this episode, Angela Huffman teaches you all about working with flannel in her quilt Cozy Moments. The diamond-style Log Cabin block features a lot of seams, but even with a thicker fabric like flannel, that's no problem with the tips Angela gives you!
  • Cozy Moments
    Saturday, August 27
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    If there is a quilt that is guaranteed to make cold-weather nights cozy, it's one made from flannel! On this episode, Angela Huffman teaches you all about working with flannel in her quilt Cozy Moments. The diamond-style Log Cabin block features a lot of seams, but even with a thicker fabric like flannel, that's no problem with the tips Angela gives you!
  • Autumn Aglow
    Thursday, September 1
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Join Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman as they navigate the world of batik fabric. Autumn Aglow, designed by Lori Miller, features a simple block that comes to life with the right colors and placement. In addition to learning about this quilt block, you'll also learn a little but about quilting-as-you-go with some unique decorative stitches!
  • Autumn Aglow
    Saturday, September 3
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Join Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman as they navigate the world of batik fabric. Autumn Aglow, designed by Lori Miller, features a simple block that comes to life with the right colors and placement. In addition to learning about this quilt block, you'll also learn a little but about quilting-as-you-go with some unique decorative stitches!
  • Run for the Roses
    Thursday, September 8
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    It's Derby Day on "Love of Quilting"! In Angela Huffman's hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, everyone stops to watch the Kentucky Derby, where the world's best thoroughbred horses 'Run for the Roses!' To commemorate that spectacular event, Angela designed this wall hanging featuring sweet Rosebud blocks. Of course, with the roses come the thorns! This thorn-inspired border, though, is soft and sweet.
  • Run for the Roses
    Saturday, September 10
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    It's Derby Day on "Love of Quilting"! In Angela Huffman's hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, everyone stops to watch the Kentucky Derby, where the world's best thoroughbred horses 'Run for the Roses!' To commemorate that spectacular event, Angela designed this wall hanging featuring sweet Rosebud blocks. Of course, with the roses come the thorns! This thorn-inspired border, though, is soft and sweet.
  • Tulip Festival
    Thursday, September 15
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Let your applique skills bloom! In this episode, Sara Gallegos shares her wall hanging inspired by the tulips of Holland, Michigan. You'll learn to create a center medallion with fusible, raw-edge applique, how to use decorative stitching to secure applique without puckers, and how to combine pieced and mitered borders to frame your floral center.
  • Tulip Festival
    Saturday, September 17
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Let your applique skills bloom! In this episode, Sara Gallegos shares her wall hanging inspired by the tulips of Holland, Michigan. You'll learn to create a center medallion with fusible, raw-edge applique, how to use decorative stitching to secure applique without puckers, and how to combine pieced and mitered borders to frame your floral center.
  • Flock Together
    Thursday, September 22
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos is joined by guest Nadine Knecht on this episode to show quilters how you can expand your creative options through machine embroidery. Nadine takes a traditional pattern, Flock Together by Daphne Grieg, and makes it playground for stitching techniques, including basic applique in the hoop, creating a traditional hand-stitched look by machine, and adding dimensional silk flowers.
  • Flock Together
    Saturday, September 24
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos is joined by guest Nadine Knecht on this episode to show quilters how you can expand your creative options through machine embroidery. Nadine takes a traditional pattern, Flock Together by Daphne Grieg, and makes it playground for stitching techniques, including basic applique in the hoop, creating a traditional hand-stitched look by machine, and adding dimensional silk flowers.
  • Feather Love I
    Thursday, September 29
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode-part one of a two-part series-Angela Huffman teaches you how to create a column-style quilt inspired by feathers called Feather Love, by Ramona Sorensen. In addition to the construction techniques, she explores changing to adapting the color palette, free-motion quilting on a home sewing machine, and how to work with an unusual, heat-resistant batting.
  • Feather Love I
    Saturday, October 1
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode-part one of a two-part series-Angela Huffman teaches you how to create a column-style quilt inspired by feathers called Feather Love, by Ramona Sorensen. In addition to the construction techniques, she explores changing to adapting the color palette, free-motion quilting on a home sewing machine, and how to work with an unusual, heat-resistant batting.
  • Feather Love II
    Thursday, October 6
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    In part two of this two-part series, Angela re-visits the Feather Love quilt on a frame quilting machine to really dig into one of most enduringly popular quilting motifs: feathers. Whether you're using digitized quilting or rulers or free-motion to make them, these feather designs will be a feather in your quilting cap!
  • Feather Love II
    Saturday, October 8
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In part two of this two-part series, Angela re-visits the Feather Love quilt on a frame quilting machine to really dig into one of most enduringly popular quilting motifs: feathers. Whether you're using digitized quilting or rulers or free-motion to make them, these feather designs will be a feather in your quilting cap!
  • Remembered
    Thursday, October 13
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos chose to teach this Quilt of Valor by Sahron Westeney because it was both classic and unexpected. The Alamo quilt blocks rely in strip sets and triangles for a bold, directional look, and the quilt is lengthened by a row stars and stripes at the top.
  • Remembered
    Saturday, October 15
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos chose to teach this Quilt of Valor by Sahron Westeney because it was both classic and unexpected. The Alamo quilt blocks rely in strip sets and triangles for a bold, directional look, and the quilt is lengthened by a row stars and stripes at the top.
  • Scoops by the Seaside
    Thursday, October 20
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Inspired by ice cream cones on seaside boardwalk, Angela Huffman created a table runner perfect for any birthday celebration! Using batik pre-cut packs, this design captures every flavor of ice cream, and transforms prairie points into two-toned "party points!" Learn a handy facing technique and how to incorporate custom embroidery.
  • Scoops by the Seaside
    Saturday, October 22
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Inspired by ice cream cones on seaside boardwalk, Angela Huffman created a table runner perfect for any birthday celebration! Using batik pre-cut packs, this design captures every flavor of ice cream, and transforms prairie points into two-toned "party points!" Learn a handy facing technique and how to incorporate custom embroidery.
  • Paradise Garden
    Thursday, October 27
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Create your own custom panel using all the fun functions on your embroidery machine! Guest Nadine Knecht joins Sara Gallegos to showcase creating embellished backgrounds with lettering and specialty stitches, and how to place designs in a quilt block so they wrap around corners.
  • Paradise Garden
    Saturday, October 29
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Create your own custom panel using all the fun functions on your embroidery machine! Guest Nadine Knecht joins Sara Gallegos to showcase creating embellished backgrounds with lettering and specialty stitches, and how to place designs in a quilt block so they wrap around corners.
  • Cabin at Bear Lake
    Thursday, November 3
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos designed this cozy, flannel quilt to use at her family's lakeside cottage. Incorporating a Bear Paw block (for Bear Lake) and a Log Cabin block (for their log cabin cottage), this quilt also uses an interesting sashing technique. A classic worth cherishing, this quilt has a traditional appeal.
  • Cabin at Bear Lake
    Saturday, November 5
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos designed this cozy, flannel quilt to use at her family's lakeside cottage. Incorporating a Bear Paw block (for Bear Lake) and a Log Cabin block (for their log cabin cottage), this quilt also uses an interesting sashing technique. A classic worth cherishing, this quilt has a traditional appeal.
  • Bluegrass Jamboree
    Thursday, November 10
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Reminiscent of fireworks at the local festival, Angela Huffman's striking quilt uses simple techniques combined with economy of scale for a dazzling design. In addition to the stitch-and-flip approach to yields extra "sparklers" for t border, Angela teaches a strip-piecing technique for what would typically be a foundation-pieced block.
  • Bluegrass Jamboree
    Saturday, November 12
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Reminiscent of fireworks at the local festival, Angela Huffman's striking quilt uses simple techniques combined with economy of scale for a dazzling design. In addition to the stitch-and-flip approach to yields extra "sparklers" for t border, Angela teaches a strip-piecing technique for what would typically be a foundation-pieced block.
  • Enchanted Garden
    Thursday, November 17
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos is joined by guest Nadine Knecht, who teaches you how to take a simple hexagon design and really have a blast! You'll explore motif placement, using clip art and sewing stitches in an embroidery hoop, hand-coloring your own fabric, and even how to create a custom, laceedge flange.
  • Enchanted Garden
    Saturday, November 19
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos is joined by guest Nadine Knecht, who teaches you how to take a simple hexagon design and really have a blast! You'll explore motif placement, using clip art and sewing stitches in an embroidery hoop, hand-coloring your own fabric, and even how to create a custom, laceedge flange.
  • For The Love of Pie
    Thursday, November 24
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Who doesn't love pie? Sara Gallegos teaches a table runner pattern from Natalie Cunnyngham featuring a delightful pie block! The patchwork can easily be adapted the pie of your choice, and Sara also shows you some options for customizing with machine embroidery.
  • For The Love of Pie
    Saturday, November 26
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Who doesn't love pie? Sara Gallegos teaches a table runner pattern from Natalie Cunnyngham featuring a delightful pie block! The patchwork can easily be adapted the pie of your choice, and Sara also shows you some options for customizing with machine embroidery.

 

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  • Partners In Patchwork III
    Saturday, August 6
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In the third part of our three-part series, Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman focus on two essential star blocks: Farmer's Daughter and Texas Star. You'll learn some tricks and hacks, as well as getting grounding in why certain things are pieced a certain way. Piecing has come a long way since the early days of Love of Quilting, so learn new techniques and re-visit the old in this episode of Love of Quilting.
  • Partners In Patchwork I
    Saturday, August 6
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    To celebrate the 500th episode of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting, Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman re-create the Patchwork Pleasure row quilt. The original quilt, featured on three episodes of the 2700 series of Love of Quilting, was designed as a block swap between Love of Quilting's founders, Marianne Fons and Liz Porter. Sara and Angela show how the traditions of quilting remain true, even as the techniques adapt with time.
  • Partners In Patchwork III
    Thursday, August 4
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    In the third part of our three-part series, Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman focus on two essential star blocks: Farmer's Daughter and Texas Star. You'll learn some tricks and hacks, as well as getting grounding in why certain things are pieced a certain way. Piecing has come a long way since the early days of Love of Quilting, so learn new techniques and re-visit the old in this episode of Love of Quilting.
  • Partners In Patchwork II
    Saturday, July 30
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this second episode of a three-part series, Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman dig into more blocks from the Patchwork Pleasure row quilt. Originally designed by Love of Quilting founders, Marianne Fons and Liz Porter, this quilt is a wonderful example of how different tools and techniques can work to the same end. It's our mission to teach and inspire, so join us to learn about some fresh, exciting techniques for the Dutchman's Puzzle block and the Sunrays block!
  • Wholecloth Mandala Quilting
    Saturday, July 30
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode, Angela demonstrates the mandala-style of quilting using wool batting to add a sculptural quality. Often used in show quilts or quilts intended to be heirlooms, wool batting can provide lightweight loft that adds dimension to your quilting. Using her techniques, you can create a wholecloth quilt with a traditional look, but with a lot fewer rulers and a lot less heartache!
  • Partners In Patchwork II
    Thursday, July 28
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this second episode of a three-part series, Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman dig into more blocks from the Patchwork Pleasure row quilt. Originally designed by Love of Quilting founders, Marianne Fons and Liz Porter, this quilt is a wonderful example of how different tools and techniques can work to the same end. It's our mission to teach and inspire, so join us to learn about some fresh, exciting techniques for the Dutchman's Puzzle block and the Sunrays block!
  • Partners In Patchwork I
    Saturday, July 23
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    To celebrate the 500th episode of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting, Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman re-create the Patchwork Pleasure row quilt. The original quilt, featured on three episodes of the 2700 series of Love of Quilting, was designed as a block swap between Love of Quilting's founders, Marianne Fons and Liz Porter. Sara and Angela show how the traditions of quilting remain true, even as the techniques adapt with time.
  • Shimmer & Shine
    Saturday, July 23
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Move on from the essentials of paper piecing to more in-depth knowledge. Paper piecing, or foundation piecing, is the best way to achieve unusual shapes, especially those involving bias edges. With Shimmer & Shine, Sara Gallegos explores the machine feet, the needle types, and the variety of tools to help you achieve those beautiful, unusual shapes that result in a stunning quilt. You'll also see a unique stitch that adds the right amount of dazzle!
  • Partners In Patchwork I
    Thursday, July 21
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    To celebrate the 500th episode of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting, Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman re-create the Patchwork Pleasure row quilt. The original quilt, featured on three episodes of the 2700 series of Love of Quilting, was designed as a block swap between Love of Quilting's founders, Marianne Fons and Liz Porter. Sara and Angela show how the traditions of quilting remain true, even as the techniques adapt with time.
  • Wholecloth Mandala Quilting
    Saturday, July 16
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode, Angela demonstrates the mandala-style of quilting using wool batting to add a sculptural quality. Often used in show quilts or quilts intended to be heirlooms, wool batting can provide lightweight loft that adds dimension to your quilting. Using her techniques, you can create a wholecloth quilt with a traditional look, but with a lot fewer rulers and a lot less heartache!
  • Amaryllis Star
    Saturday, July 16
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Did you think that the stitch-and-flip technique was basic, possibly even... uninteresting? Think again! With Amaryllis Star, Angela Huffman powers up this core technique to create exciting, unique quilt blocks, as well as a classic-looking pieced border! This episode also features the Make It Mine segment, where Angela Huffman and Sara Gallegos explore how fabric choices can really personalize a design.
  • Wholecloth Mandala Quilting
    Thursday, July 14
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode, Angela demonstrates the mandala-style of quilting using wool batting to add a sculptural quality. Often used in show quilts or quilts intended to be heirlooms, wool batting can provide lightweight loft that adds dimension to your quilting. Using her techniques, you can create a wholecloth quilt with a traditional look, but with a lot fewer rulers and a lot less heartache!
  • Shimmer & Shine
    Saturday, July 9
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Move on from the essentials of paper piecing to more in-depth knowledge. Paper piecing, or foundation piecing, is the best way to achieve unusual shapes, especially those involving bias edges. With Shimmer & Shine, Sara Gallegos explores the machine feet, the needle types, and the variety of tools to help you achieve those beautiful, unusual shapes that result in a stunning quilt. You'll also see a unique stitch that adds the right amount of dazzle!
  • Stand-Out Stockings
    Saturday, July 9
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Holiday projects give you the opportunity to be creative. Sara Gallegos designed this holiday stocking, as a gift, but also as an excuse to play with different decorative stitches and embroidery!
  • Shimmer & Shine
    Thursday, July 7
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Move on from the essentials of paper piecing to more in-depth knowledge. Paper piecing, or foundation piecing, is the best way to achieve unusual shapes, especially those involving bias edges. With Shimmer & Shine, Sara Gallegos explores the machine feet, the needle types, and the variety of tools to help you achieve those beautiful, unusual shapes that result in a stunning quilt. You'll also see a unique stitch that adds the right amount of dazzle!
  • Amaryllis Star
    Saturday, July 2
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Did you think that the stitch-and-flip technique was basic, possibly even... uninteresting? Think again! With Amaryllis Star, Angela Huffman powers up this core technique to create exciting, unique quilt blocks, as well as a classic-looking pieced border! This episode also features the Make It Mine segment, where Angela Huffman and Sara Gallegos explore how fabric choices can really personalize a design.
  • Dancing Leaves
    Saturday, July 2
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode, Angela Huffman showcases a fabulous pattern from Shannon Arnstein, called Dancing Leaves. The delicate patchwork-a play on the Pineapple block-is made easier with foundation piecing, so prepare to dig into the essentials of that powerful technique! Angela also walks you through the extraordinary changes that occur when you change up a quilt block's orientation.