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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  
  • Firework Flowers
    Thursday, June 24
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Veteran quilt instructor Kate Colleran shows you how to unleash your creative potential. For this episode, she takes Firework Flowers by Reed Johnson, and transforms the pattern into something completely different by altering value choices, playing with color and placement, and re-sizing paper-pieced blocks. Learn how to hone YOUR quilt style on this episode of "Love of Quilting."
  • Firework Flowers
    Saturday, June 26
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Veteran quilt instructor Kate Colleran shows you how to unleash your creative potential. For this episode, she takes Firework Flowers by Reed Johnson, and transforms the pattern into something completely different by altering value choices, playing with color and placement, and re-sizing paper-pieced blocks. Learn how to hone YOUR quilt style on this episode of "Love of Quilting."
  • Around We Go
    Thursday, July 1
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Every quilter has a notebook where they capture their creative ideas, so why not create a lovely patchwork cover? On this episode of "Love of Quilting," Sara Gallegos shares a linen-style journal cover, embellished with couched yarns and circular stitches. Treat yourself or a loved one to some pretty stitches!
  • Around We Go
    Saturday, July 3
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Every quilter has a notebook where they capture their creative ideas, so why not create a lovely patchwork cover? On this episode of "Love of Quilting," Sara Gallegos shares a linen-style journal cover, embellished with couched yarns and circular stitches. Treat yourself or a loved one to some pretty stitches!
  • The Clamshell Motif
    Thursday, July 8
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Whether you're finishing your quilt on a domestic machine or a longarm, you can optimize your skills with classic, versatile quilting motifs. On this episode, we'll explore the ever-useful clamshell motif, which works in blocks, borders, and sashing. If you're looking for a little finishing finesse, make sure you tune in to this must-see episode of Love of Quilting.
  • The Clamshell Motif
    Saturday, July 10
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Whether you're finishing your quilt on a domestic machine or a longarm, you can optimize your skills with classic, versatile quilting motifs. On this episode, we'll explore the ever-useful clamshell motif, which works in blocks, borders, and sashing. If you're looking for a little finishing finesse, make sure you tune in to this must-see episode of Love of Quilting.
  • English Wreaths
    Thursday, July 15
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Debi Keunnen-Baker knows her way around a sewing machine. In this episode, she takes inspiration from an elegant table runner (English Wreaths, by Kristen Clay), creating a dazzlingly different project! Find out how bold colors and flat seams/quilt as you go, radiant stitches, and floating stitches can take something lovely, and turn it into something exquisite!
  • English Wreaths
    Saturday, July 17
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Debi Keunnen-Baker knows her way around a sewing machine. In this episode, she takes inspiration from an elegant table runner (English Wreaths, by Kristen Clay), creating a dazzlingly different project! Find out how bold colors and flat seams/quilt as you go, radiant stitches, and floating stitches can take something lovely, and turn it into something exquisite!
  • Summer Saturday
    Thursday, July 22
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    There's more than one way to fly a goose! On this episode, Angela Huffman shares two ways to make the main quilt block, both with different effects. The patchwork border blooms with summer flowers that are constructed with flippy corners, and includes one extended block for some fun asymmetry. Join us for a quilt that's as sweet and bright as a Summer Saturday.
  • Summer Saturday
    Saturday, July 24
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    There's more than one way to fly a goose! On this episode, Angela Huffman shares two ways to make the main quilt block, both with different effects. The patchwork border blooms with summer flowers that are constructed with flippy corners, and includes one extended block for some fun asymmetry. Join us for a quilt that's as sweet and bright as a Summer Saturday.
  • A Quilt for Chris
    Thursday, July 29
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos presents a quick-piecing quilt that's easy to adapt to different color palettes which is spectacular when you need a fast quilt to give as a gift. Techniques featured on this episode include no-waste flying geese, quick-cut strip sets, and self-sashed blocks.
  • A Quilt for Chris
    Saturday, July 31
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos presents a quick-piecing quilt that's easy to adapt to different color palettes which is spectacular when you need a fast quilt to give as a gift. Techniques featured on this episode include no-waste flying geese, quick-cut strip sets, and self-sashed blocks.
  • Snowy Stars
    Thursday, August 5
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Snowy Stars, designed by Jo Moury, is a spectacular quilt with some challenging techniques. Veteran instructor Kate Colleran joins us in this episode to walk you through some of these techniques, including 45-degree diamonds and a fabulous ribbon border, as well as showing an alternate color palette.
  • Snowy Stars
    Saturday, August 7
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Snowy Stars, designed by Jo Moury, is a spectacular quilt with some challenging techniques. Veteran instructor Kate Colleran joins us in this episode to walk you through some of these techniques, including 45-degree diamonds and a fabulous ribbon border, as well as showing an alternate color palette.
  • Windy Blooms
    Thursday, August 12
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Windy Blooms is a summery throw quilt, the perfect project if you're wanting something quick and fun! The colorful quilt blocks are set in motion with partial seams. The unique border design, which looks complex, is actually a breeze! Angela and Sara also explore freemotion echo quilting on your domestic machine.
  • Windy Blooms
    Saturday, August 14
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Windy Blooms is a summery throw quilt, the perfect project if you're wanting something quick and fun! The colorful quilt blocks are set in motion with partial seams. The unique border design, which looks complex, is actually a breeze! Angela and Sara also explore freemotion echo quilting on your domestic machine.
  • A Mark of Honor
    Thursday, August 19
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    As our Quilt of Valor for the series, A Mark of Honor is a special quilt. The two blocks, which use batik fabrics, create a circular design when they come together. This episode features paper piecing, and creating a flange in the binding for a pop of color.
  • A Mark of Honor
    Saturday, August 21
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    As our Quilt of Valor for the series, A Mark of Honor is a special quilt. The two blocks, which use batik fabrics, create a circular design when they come together. This episode features paper piecing, and creating a flange in the binding for a pop of color.
  • Hula
    Thursday, August 26
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Debi Kuennen-Baker has a knack for taking attractive patchwork to whole new dimension! On this episode, she took a Hawaiian-inspired quilt made by Natalie Crabtree, and went wild! Translating the design to a pillow, she broke some wonderful machine stitches to embellish, couch, and quilt. It's those custom embellishments that take your quilting to the next level!
  • Hula
    Saturday, August 28
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Debi Kuennen-Baker has a knack for taking attractive patchwork to whole new dimension! On this episode, she took a Hawaiian-inspired quilt made by Natalie Crabtree, and went wild! Translating the design to a pillow, she broke some wonderful machine stitches to embellish, couch, and quilt. It's those custom embellishments that take your quilting to the next level!
  • Dash for Scraps
    Thursday, September 2
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    On this episode, we get to see what Angela Huffman did with a scrappy challenge! A friend sent her an assortment of scraps, and it was her job to come up with a design. Dash for Scraps features two sizes of Churn Dash blocks cut from one fat eighth, as well as a tiny paperpieced alternate block. If you're intimidated by scraps, check out this episode to ease into a whole new world of patchwork!
  • Dash for Scraps
    Saturday, September 4
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    On this episode, we get to see what Angela Huffman did with a scrappy challenge! A friend sent her an assortment of scraps, and it was her job to come up with a design. Dash for Scraps features two sizes of Churn Dash blocks cut from one fat eighth, as well as a tiny paperpieced alternate block. If you're intimidated by scraps, check out this episode to ease into a whole new world of patchwork!

 

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  • All The Buzz
    Saturday, June 19
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Get busy as a bee with patchwork techniques that make the focal fabric the queen. Instead of constructing this block in quadrants, learn to build it like a hive! Non-mirrored combo units and the right pressing strategy help the quilt go together as smooth as honey. It's a one-block quilt that's abuzz with inspiration!
  • Home to Kentucky
    Saturday, June 19
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Home to Kentucky features two traditional quilt blocks, the Log Cabin and the Ohio Star. Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman teach the tried-and-true methods for constructing these blocks. The result is a traditional, tone-on-tone quilt that will always feel like home!
  • All The Buzz
    Thursday, June 17
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Get busy as a bee with patchwork techniques that make the focal fabric the queen. Instead of constructing this block in quadrants, learn to build it like a hive! Non-mirrored combo units and the right pressing strategy help the quilt go together as smooth as honey. It's a one-block quilt that's abuzz with inspiration!
  • Peony Patchwork
    Saturday, June 12
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    There's nothing as cheerful as a bright pink peony on a gray spring day. With the right color values and some forgiving flippy corners, this quilt block just blooms. The sashing introduces the simplest of partial seams, easing you into a useful technique. Let Peony Patchwork inspire some sweet, spring stitching!
  • Using Scallop Templates
    Saturday, June 12
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    On this season's longarming episode, Angela Huffman coaches us through the oh-so-versatile scallop shape. The gentle curve produces many different designs, and is an excellent place to start exploring ruler work for beginning longarmers. From planning to positioning to stitching, this episode shows you how to get the most from any scallop longarm template.
  • Peony Patchwork
    Thursday, June 10
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    There's nothing as cheerful as a bright pink peony on a gray spring day. With the right color values and some forgiving flippy corners, this quilt block just blooms. The sashing introduces the simplest of partial seams, easing you into a useful technique. Let Peony Patchwork inspire some sweet, spring stitching!
  • Dash for Scraps
    Saturday, June 5
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    On this episode, we get to see what Angela Huffman did with a scrappy challenge! A friend sent her an assortment of scraps, and it was her job to come up with a design. Dash for Scraps features two sizes of Churn Dash blocks cut from one fat eighth, as well as a tiny paperpieced alternate block. If you're intimidated by scraps, check out this episode to ease into a whole new world of patchwork!
  • Hometown Blooms
    Saturday, June 5
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Fabric choice, color placement, and size adjustment allow any quilt design to bloom in new ways! Angela Huffman presents her adaptation of a favorite quilt pattern, showing how triangle-squares split by sashing creates a secondary design, how alternating fabric can result in a 'shadowed' effect, and how re-sizing elements can yield big design changes.
  • Dash for Scraps
    Thursday, June 3
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    On this episode, we get to see what Angela Huffman did with a scrappy challenge! A friend sent her an assortment of scraps, and it was her job to come up with a design. Dash for Scraps features two sizes of Churn Dash blocks cut from one fat eighth, as well as a tiny paperpieced alternate block. If you're intimidated by scraps, check out this episode to ease into a whole new world of patchwork!
  • Hula
    Saturday, May 29
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Debi Kuennen-Baker has a knack for taking attractive patchwork to whole new dimension! On this episode, she took a Hawaiian-inspired quilt made by Natalie Crabtree, and went wild! Translating the design to a pillow, she broke some wonderful machine stitches to embellish, couch, and quilt. It's those custom embellishments that take your quilting to the next level!
  • Creating Memories
    Saturday, May 29
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilts can preserve memories, but they can also create them. Sara Gallegos presents a marvelous quilt project that incorporates fabric that can be custom-colored (by the special person in your life), as well as photo transfer fabric.
  • Hula
    Thursday, May 27
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Guest Debi Kuennen-Baker has a knack for taking attractive patchwork to whole new dimension! On this episode, she took a Hawaiian-inspired quilt made by Natalie Crabtree, and went wild! Translating the design to a pillow, she broke some wonderful machine stitches to embellish, couch, and quilt. It's those custom embellishments that take your quilting to the next level!
  • A Mark of Honor
    Saturday, May 22
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    As our Quilt of Valor for the series, A Mark of Honor is a special quilt. The two blocks, which use batik fabrics, create a circular design when they come together. This episode features paper piecing, and creating a flange in the binding for a pop of color.
  • Bliss and Blossoms
    Saturday, May 22
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Bliss and Blossoms is a phenomenal quilt, with a dynamic design made from simple patchwork. Sara Gallegos and Angela Huffman show how sashing can create floating stars, and play with shadowed diamond rectangles and non-mirrored half-rectangle units for a dramatic quilt.
  • A Mark of Honor
    Thursday, May 20
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    As our Quilt of Valor for the series, A Mark of Honor is a special quilt. The two blocks, which use batik fabrics, create a circular design when they come together. This episode features paper piecing, and creating a flange in the binding for a pop of color.
  • Windy Blooms
    Saturday, May 15
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Windy Blooms is a summery throw quilt, the perfect project if you're wanting something quick and fun! The colorful quilt blocks are set in motion with partial seams. The unique border design, which looks complex, is actually a breeze! Angela and Sara also explore freemotion echo quilting on your domestic machine.
  • Cottage Teatime
    Saturday, May 15
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Once you've pieced your patchwork, it's time to quilt! Your home sewing machine is capable of fabulous quilting. Kothy Hafersat joins host Sara Gallegos to share a few special quilting techniques. Using 10" pre-cut squares, she crafts a table runner that is the perfect base for learning ruler work and freemotion on your home sewing machine!
  • Windy Blooms
    Thursday, May 13
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Windy Blooms is a summery throw quilt, the perfect project if you're wanting something quick and fun! The colorful quilt blocks are set in motion with partial seams. The unique border design, which looks complex, is actually a breeze! Angela and Sara also explore freemotion echo quilting on your domestic machine.
  • Snowy Stars
    Saturday, May 8
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Snowy Stars, designed by Jo Moury, is a spectacular quilt with some challenging techniques. Veteran instructor Kate Colleran joins us in this episode to walk you through some of these techniques, including 45-degree diamonds and a fabulous ribbon border, as well as showing an alternate color palette.
  • Refracted Fire
    Saturday, May 8
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Light up your quilting with this stunning quilt! Built from gradated strips, this quilt design transitions from a riot of color to calm serenity. You'll learn strategies dealing with strip-pieced sections, and how simple tools and scrappy solids are all you need to create fiery, gorgeous quilt!
  • Snowy Stars
    Thursday, May 6
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Snowy Stars, designed by Jo Moury, is a spectacular quilt with some challenging techniques. Veteran instructor Kate Colleran joins us in this episode to walk you through some of these techniques, including 45-degree diamonds and a fabulous ribbon border, as well as showing an alternate color palette.
  • A Quilt for Chris
    Saturday, May 1
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos presents a quick-piecing quilt that's easy to adapt to different color palettes which is spectacular when you need a fast quilt to give as a gift. Techniques featured on this episode include no-waste flying geese, quick-cut strip sets, and self-sashed blocks.
  • Mayday Festival
    Saturday, May 1
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilt blocks flourish in the right setting, and on this episode, Sara Gallegos showcases a ribbon-like lattice that has these quilt blocks blooming! Celebrate your lovely, floral fabrics with this quilt design, which requires just a little organization and a few clever tips.