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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  
  • Chain Link Pillow
    Thursday, January 24
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    The elongated Chain Link pattern is a traditional charmer. Try out curved piecing and the scrappy little patches on a smaller scale! On this episode, host Sara Gallegos and special guest Angela Huffman coach you through the patchwork block, and incorporate it into an absolutely adorable pillow sham, perfect for the little girl in your life.
  • Chain Link Pillow
    Saturday, January 26
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    The elongated Chain Link pattern is a traditional charmer. Try out curved piecing and the scrappy little patches on a smaller scale! On this episode, host Sara Gallegos and special guest Angela Huffman coach you through the patchwork block, and incorporate it into an absolutely adorable pillow sham, perfect for the little girl in your life.
  • A Way with Applique
    Thursday, January 31
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Every longarmer will encounter applique quilts at some point during their quilting journey. What's the best way to handle them? Special guest Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to talk through the strategies that make it fun!
  • A Way with Applique
    Saturday, February 2
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Every longarmer will encounter applique quilts at some point during their quilting journey. What's the best way to handle them? Special guest Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to talk through the strategies that make it fun!
  • Patriot
    Thursday, February 7
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Pieced in the aftermath of 9-11, the quilt top for Angela Huffman's Patriot waited for the right time to be completed. A traditional design, but with unusual cornerstones and wide borders, the quilting had to be a perfect match. This episode explores foundation piecing, self-sashing patchwork, and the trapunto technique!
  • Patriot
    Saturday, February 9
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Pieced in the aftermath of 9-11, the quilt top for Angela Huffman's Patriot waited for the right time to be completed. A traditional design, but with unusual cornerstones and wide borders, the quilting had to be a perfect match. This episode explores foundation piecing, self-sashing patchwork, and the trapunto technique!
  • 7047 Miles
    Thursday, February 14
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Designed as a wedding gift for two family friends, the quilt taught on this episode by Marianne and Mary Fons celebrates the joining of two families - separated by 7,047 miles! The quilt design itself is a modern-day adaptation of a 19th century patchwork block.
  • 7047 Miles
    Saturday, February 16
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Designed as a wedding gift for two family friends, the quilt taught on this episode by Marianne and Mary Fons celebrates the joining of two families - separated by 7,047 miles! The quilt design itself is a modern-day adaptation of a 19th century patchwork block.
  • Primary Lessons
    Thursday, February 21
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This applique wall hanging is as easy as ABC, 123! Using your sewing machine's embroidery functions, you can create adorable decor for a child's bedroom quickly and easily. Host Sara Gallegos is joined by Karla Herrin to teach you 'Primary Lessons'!
  • Primary Lessons
    Saturday, February 23
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This applique wall hanging is as easy as ABC, 123! Using your sewing machine's embroidery functions, you can create adorable decor for a child's bedroom quickly and easily. Host Sara Gallegos is joined by Karla Herrin to teach you 'Primary Lessons'!
  • Starry Surprise
    Thursday, February 28
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Come visit with Marianne and Mary Fons as they join us for a few episodes, this time with an update on a Liz Porter design. Mary says, "If it's scrappy, I'm happy," but even with scraps, deliberate placement affects the design. And in this case, the end result is an "I-Spy" quilt!
  • Starry Surprise
    Saturday, March 2
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Come visit with Marianne and Mary Fons as they join us for a few episodes, this time with an update on a Liz Porter design. Mary says, "If it's scrappy, I'm happy," but even with scraps, deliberate placement affects the design. And in this case, the end result is an "I-Spy" quilt!
  • Berry Blue
    Thursday, March 7
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Marsha McCloskey's design combines two quilt blocks, the Ohio Star and the lesser known Ohio Circle. The quilt plays with patchwork in a way that works for traditional hues or fun prints or just about anything else! Join host Sara Gallegos and special guest Angela Huffman for a patchwork party!
  • Berry Blue
    Saturday, March 9
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Marsha McCloskey's design combines two quilt blocks, the Ohio Star and the lesser known Ohio Circle. The quilt plays with patchwork in a way that works for traditional hues or fun prints or just about anything else! Join host Sara Gallegos and special guest Angela Huffman for a patchwork party!
  • Mademoiselle Jackie
    Thursday, March 14
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos is joined by two guests, Sue Harvey and Sandy Boobar, to teach their darling throw quilt. The spectacular Bargello effect is achieved without the cumbersome techniques-and the design even incorporates large print fabrics!
  • Mademoiselle Jackie
    Saturday, March 16
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Sara Gallegos is joined by two guests, Sue Harvey and Sandy Boobar, to teach their darling throw quilt. The spectacular Bargello effect is achieved without the cumbersome techniques-and the design even incorporates large print fabrics!
  • Simple Crazy Piecing
    Thursday, March 21
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Crazy piecing is a fun, scrappy patchwork technique, and you can even create your own "fabric". Host Sara Gallegos is joined by special guest Angela Huffman to teach this technique that lets you play with color and shape in your blocks.
  • Simple Crazy Piecing
    Saturday, March 23
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Crazy piecing is a fun, scrappy patchwork technique, and you can even create your own "fabric". Host Sara Gallegos is joined by special guest Angela Huffman to teach this technique that lets you play with color and shape in your blocks.
  • Kiddos & Bobbins
    Thursday, March 28
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilts serve as mementos in many ways, from Album quilts to T-shirt quilts, but here's a technique that may be new to you! Sara Gallegos and special guest Angela Huffman show how you can use bobbin work to stitch children's drawings onto quilt blocks. The cleverly pieced hanging mantle scarf is a fabulous way to show them off!
  • Kiddos & Bobbins
    Saturday, March 30
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Quilts serve as mementos in many ways, from Album quilts to T-shirt quilts, but here's a technique that may be new to you! Sara Gallegos and special guest Angela Huffman show how you can use bobbin work to stitch children's drawings onto quilt blocks. The cleverly pieced hanging mantle scarf is a fabulous way to show them off!

 

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  • Patchworthy
    Saturday, January 19
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Returning to "Love of Quilting" for a few special episodes, Marianne and Mary Fons get scrappy with a "classic Fons & Porter" quilt. Patchworthy plays with nine-patches sourced from a block exchange with Liz Porter and her Texas-based quilt pals.
  • Chain Link Pillow
    Friday, January 18
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    The elongated Chain Link pattern is a traditional charmer. Try out curved piecing and the scrappy little patches on a smaller scale! On this episode, host Sara Gallegos and special guest Angela Huffman coach you through the patchwork block, and incorporate it into an absolutely adorable pillow sham, perfect for the little girl in your life.
  • Chain Link Pillow
    Friday, January 18
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    The elongated Chain Link pattern is a traditional charmer. Try out curved piecing and the scrappy little patches on a smaller scale! On this episode, host Sara Gallegos and special guest Angela Huffman coach you through the patchwork block, and incorporate it into an absolutely adorable pillow sham, perfect for the little girl in your life.
  • Patchworthy
    Thursday, January 17
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Returning to "Love of Quilting" for a few special episodes, Marianne and Mary Fons get scrappy with a "classic Fons & Porter" quilt. Patchworthy plays with nine-patches sourced from a block exchange with Liz Porter and her Texas-based quilt pals.
  • Getting Gussied Up
    Saturday, January 12
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Special guest Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to teach the easy and artistic fusible collage technique. Angela's collaged penguin has quilters playing with fabric in completely different ways, from fusing applique to playing with border prints.
  • Patchworthy
    Friday, January 11
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Returning to "Love of Quilting" for a few special episodes, Marianne and Mary Fons get scrappy with a "classic Fons & Porter" quilt. Patchworthy plays with nine-patches sourced from a block exchange with Liz Porter and her Texas-based quilt pals.
  • Patchworthy
    Friday, January 11
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Returning to "Love of Quilting" for a few special episodes, Marianne and Mary Fons get scrappy with a "classic Fons & Porter" quilt. Patchworthy plays with nine-patches sourced from a block exchange with Liz Porter and her Texas-based quilt pals.
  • Getting Gussied Up
    Thursday, January 10
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Special guest Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to teach the easy and artistic fusible collage technique. Angela's collaged penguin has quilters playing with fabric in completely different ways, from fusing applique to playing with border prints.
  • Reverse Applique
    Saturday, January 5
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This applique wall hanging is built entirely in the hoop. Use those decorative stitches with batik fabrics for a dramatic project... That's dramatically easy to make! Host Sara Gallegos is joined by Karla Herrin to show you how.
  • Getting Gussied Up
    Friday, January 4
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Special guest Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to teach the easy and artistic fusible collage technique. Angela's collaged penguin has quilters playing with fabric in completely different ways, from fusing applique to playing with border prints.
  • Getting Gussied Up
    Friday, January 4
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Special guest Angela Huffman joins host Sara Gallegos to teach the easy and artistic fusible collage technique. Angela's collaged penguin has quilters playing with fabric in completely different ways, from fusing applique to playing with border prints.
  • Reverse Applique
    Thursday, January 3
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This applique wall hanging is built entirely in the hoop. Use those decorative stitches with batik fabrics for a dramatic project... That's dramatically easy to make! Host Sara Gallegos is joined by Karla Herrin to show you how.
  • 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!
  • Reverse Applique
    Friday, December 28
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This applique wall hanging is built entirely in the hoop. Use those decorative stitches with batik fabrics for a dramatic project... That's dramatically easy to make! Host Sara Gallegos is joined by Karla Herrin to show you how.
  • Reverse Applique
    Friday, December 28
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This applique wall hanging is built entirely in the hoop. Use those decorative stitches with batik fabrics for a dramatic project... That's dramatically easy to make! Host Sara Gallegos is joined by Karla Herrin to show you how.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • American Pie
    Friday, December 21
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    A scrap quilt masterpiece inspired by an antique, Waste Not, Want Not is a strip-pieced design by guest Marianne Fons. The triangle units are placed to create a bull's-eye effect that will stop you in your tracks. Join Marianne and host Sara Gallegos to learn more about this quilt's history and techniques.
  • American Pie
    Friday, December 21
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    A scrap quilt masterpiece inspired by an antique, Waste Not, Want Not is a strip-pieced design by guest Marianne Fons. The triangle units are placed to create a bull's-eye effect that will stop you in your tracks. Join Marianne and host Sara Gallegos to learn more about this quilt's history and techniques.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Dublin Town
    Friday, December 14
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    The Double Irish Chain is a quintessential quilt pattern, and on this episode, we color it Irish! Debra Finan joins host Sara Gallegos to teach this classic pattern, and adds in a four-leaf clover quilt block for some extra patchwork luck.
  • Dublin Town
    Friday, December 14
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    The Double Irish Chain is a quintessential quilt pattern, and on this episode, we color it Irish! Debra Finan joins host Sara Gallegos to teach this classic pattern, and adds in a four-leaf clover quilt block for some extra patchwork luck.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • Luminous
    Friday, December 7
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    An incredibly fun quilting technique, mirror-imaging helps isolate motifs within fabric to fussy-cut into spectacular, kaleidoscopic designs. Love of Quilting's sewing specialist Colleen Tauke and host Sara Gallegos use the diamond shapes of this wall quilt to test out this unique method.
  • Luminous
    Friday, December 7
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    An incredibly fun quilting technique, mirror-imaging helps isolate motifs within fabric to fussy-cut into spectacular, kaleidoscopic designs. Love of Quilting's sewing specialist Colleen Tauke and host Sara Gallegos use the diamond shapes of this wall quilt to test out this unique method.
  • 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!
  • 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!