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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, April 25
    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, April 27
    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, May 2
    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, May 4
    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, May 9
    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, May 11
    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, May 16
    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, May 18
    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, May 23
    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, May 25
    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, May 30
    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, June 1
    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, June 6
    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, June 8
    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, June 13
    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, June 15
    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, June 20
    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, June 22
    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, June 27
    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, June 29
    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, April 20
    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.
  • Moon Hopper
    Friday, April 19
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    The patchwork V-block is amazingly adaptable. Even though it's made with straight lines, it gives the illusion of circles! Sara Gallegos and guest Angela Huffman show you how the quilt block creates all kinds of secondary designs, and how it adds some dressed-up sophistication to this country-charmer of a quilt.
  • Moon Hopper
    Friday, April 19
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    The patchwork V-block is amazingly adaptable. Even though it's made with straight lines, it gives the illusion of circles! Sara Gallegos and guest Angela Huffman show you how the quilt block creates all kinds of secondary designs, and how it adds some dressed-up sophistication to this country-charmer of a quilt.
  • Patchworthy
    Thursday, April 18
    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, April 13
    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.
  • Lightning in a Bottle
    Friday, April 12
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Learn to make jar-shaped blocks for this wall hanging, perfect for novelty prints featuring vegetables or, in this case, butterflies and lightning bugs! Maria McKenzie joins host Sara Gallegos to show you who to make the quilt blocks, and to embellish with fusible applique and hot-fix crystals for a little extra twinkle!
  • Lightning in a Bottle
    Friday, April 12
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Learn to make jar-shaped blocks for this wall hanging, perfect for novelty prints featuring vegetables or, in this case, butterflies and lightning bugs! Maria McKenzie joins host Sara Gallegos to show you who to make the quilt blocks, and to embellish with fusible applique and hot-fix crystals for a little extra twinkle!
  • Getting Gussied Up
    Thursday, April 11
    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, April 6
    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.
  • A House and a Home
    Friday, April 5
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Celebrate everyone's different creative styles by building a patchwork neighborhood-row by row-with your quilting friends. Sara Gaellgos is joined by Angela Huffman to teach patchwork house blocks, both traditional and improvisational, as well as how to re-size blocks using a simple technique.
  • A House and a Home
    Friday, April 5
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Celebrate everyone's different creative styles by building a patchwork neighborhood-row by row-with your quilting friends. Sara Gaellgos is joined by Angela Huffman to teach patchwork house blocks, both traditional and improvisational, as well as how to re-size blocks using a simple technique.
  • Reverse Applique
    Thursday, April 4
    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.
  • 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!
  • Darling
    Friday, March 29
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Marianne Fons plays with value in the Shoofly blocks, alternating her Triangle-Square placement to create dark-side-in or light-side-in quilt blocks. Marianne joins Sara Gallegos to teach you how to work with those Triangle-Squares, as well as how to easily create continuous bias binding for the sweet, three-sided, scalloped border.
  • Darling
    Friday, March 29
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Marianne Fons plays with value in the Shoofly blocks, alternating her Triangle-Square placement to create dark-side-in or light-side-in quilt blocks. Marianne joins Sara Gallegos to teach you how to work with those Triangle-Squares, as well as how to easily create continuous bias binding for the sweet, three-sided, scalloped border.
  • 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!
  • 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
    Friday, March 22
    10:00 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!
  • Kiddos & Bobbins
    Friday, March 22
    4:00 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!
  • 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.
  • 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
    Friday, March 15
    10:00 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.
  • Simple Crazy Piecing
    Friday, March 15
    4:00 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.
  • 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!
  • 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
    Friday, March 8
    10:00 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!
  • Mademoiselle Jackie
    Friday, March 8
    4:00 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!
  • 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!
  • 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
    Friday, March 1
    10:00 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!
  • Berry Blue
    Friday, March 1
    4:00 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!