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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

November/December 2021
Magazine

Packed with patterns and designs, Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting puts great quilting tips and patterns with easy-to-follow instructions, diagrams, photos, and full-size patterns right at quilters' thimble-wearing fingertips! Master quilters Marianne Fons and Liz Porter guide you to quilting success with insider secrets and tips, fabulous quilting projects with step-by-step instructions, and lots of big, beautiful photos to inspire you.

FROM THE STAFF

Love of Quilting

SHOP • HOP • Look for these products at your local quilt shop!

SEW MANY TIPS

Amaryllis Star • Treat yourself with a quilt that is as fresh as the new fallen snow!

Finishing Touch

ANGELA HUFFMAN • LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

Tannenbaum Tumble • Turn your holiday prints into a festive forest!

PEGGY GELBRICH • YAMHILL, OREGON

My Lucky Stars • The handy chain block is used to pull a big assortment of prints together.

NANCY SCOTT • GENEVA, ILLINOIS

Shining Bright • Celebrate the festival of lights with traditional blue and white colors.

SEW SMART™ TIP

LAURA STRICKLAND • EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS

SEW SMART™: PRECUT SQUARES

Spirited Daughter • Sew up some sparkling stars with a selection of scraps.

DIFFERENT METHODS: NOTES FROM TV

BARBARA EIKMEIER • LANSING, KANSAS

BLOCK-BY-BLOCK: Sky Rocket • In her video series, Block-by-Block, Barb explores our quilting history, one quilt block at a time.

Tangerine Trellis • A sweet treat of a quilt—without the seeds!

SEW SMART™ TIP: FABRIC SHADOWING

JUST GIVE ME A LITTLE Space

Stars of Wonder • Liz’s inspiration came from a nineteenth century antique quilt.

LIZ PORTER • BEE CAVE, TEXAS

Warmth of our Stars Part Six

ABOUT THIS SERIES QUILT

CHARMED BY PRECUTS TRUNK SHOW with CHERYL BRICKEY • South Carolina quilter Cheryl Brickey finds precut fabrics offer a palette for creating quilts of all kinds, from traditional to modern. Just add ingenuity and a bit of contrast.

Gobble, Gobble • Give thanks for quick, easy, and fun projects!

DIFFERENT METHODS: NOTES FROM TV

SARA GALLEGOS • FENTON, MICHIGAN

Spangled • Clever color placement gives these stars some twinkle!

JENNIFER THOMAS • HENDERSON, NORTH CAROLINA

BOUNTIFUL BOXES • With pre-cuts in 3 sizes, and minimal cutting, you can have this fabulous bed quilt wrapped up in no time.

JOLLY HOLLY DAYS • Any meal is more festive with a table runner and 4 coordinating placemats. Simple foundation piecing with 5" charm squares won't eat into your holiday party time.

Snowlady • Bring the winter fun indoors with crayon tinting and disappearing Four-Patch blocks!

TIPS FROM KAREN FOR CRAYON TINTING

KAREN BIALIK • LETHBRIDGE, AB CANADA

Let it

Binding with Faux Piping • Add a pop of color to your binding with faux piping.

Cutting 60° Triangles • This method for cutting 60° triangles allows you to cut this shape efficiently from strips, with little waste.

Fusible Appliqué • Fusible appliqué is a simple and reliable method for adding appliqué to your quilt project.

Making Bands • Strips are frequently sewn together to create a band, which you can cut into smaller segments.

Mitering Corners • Follow these instructions to make perfect mitered corners.

Paper Foundation Piecing • Piecing on foundation paper allows you to create complex or unusual designs with precision and ease.

Quick-Pieced Flying Geese Units • Try this method to make four perfect Flying Geese units at the same time.

Quick-Pieced Hourglass Units • Try our quick...


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 108 Publisher: Peak Media Properties, LLC Edition: November/December 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: September 21, 2021

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English

Packed with patterns and designs, Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting puts great quilting tips and patterns with easy-to-follow instructions, diagrams, photos, and full-size patterns right at quilters' thimble-wearing fingertips! Master quilters Marianne Fons and Liz Porter guide you to quilting success with insider secrets and tips, fabulous quilting projects with step-by-step instructions, and lots of big, beautiful photos to inspire you.

FROM THE STAFF

Love of Quilting

SHOP • HOP • Look for these products at your local quilt shop!

SEW MANY TIPS

Amaryllis Star • Treat yourself with a quilt that is as fresh as the new fallen snow!

Finishing Touch

ANGELA HUFFMAN • LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

Tannenbaum Tumble • Turn your holiday prints into a festive forest!

PEGGY GELBRICH • YAMHILL, OREGON

My Lucky Stars • The handy chain block is used to pull a big assortment of prints together.

NANCY SCOTT • GENEVA, ILLINOIS

Shining Bright • Celebrate the festival of lights with traditional blue and white colors.

SEW SMART™ TIP

LAURA STRICKLAND • EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS

SEW SMART™: PRECUT SQUARES

Spirited Daughter • Sew up some sparkling stars with a selection of scraps.

DIFFERENT METHODS: NOTES FROM TV

BARBARA EIKMEIER • LANSING, KANSAS

BLOCK-BY-BLOCK: Sky Rocket • In her video series, Block-by-Block, Barb explores our quilting history, one quilt block at a time.

Tangerine Trellis • A sweet treat of a quilt—without the seeds!

SEW SMART™ TIP: FABRIC SHADOWING

JUST GIVE ME A LITTLE Space

Stars of Wonder • Liz’s inspiration came from a nineteenth century antique quilt.

LIZ PORTER • BEE CAVE, TEXAS

Warmth of our Stars Part Six

ABOUT THIS SERIES QUILT

CHARMED BY PRECUTS TRUNK SHOW with CHERYL BRICKEY • South Carolina quilter Cheryl Brickey finds precut fabrics offer a palette for creating quilts of all kinds, from traditional to modern. Just add ingenuity and a bit of contrast.

Gobble, Gobble • Give thanks for quick, easy, and fun projects!

DIFFERENT METHODS: NOTES FROM TV

SARA GALLEGOS • FENTON, MICHIGAN

Spangled • Clever color placement gives these stars some twinkle!

JENNIFER THOMAS • HENDERSON, NORTH CAROLINA

BOUNTIFUL BOXES • With pre-cuts in 3 sizes, and minimal cutting, you can have this fabulous bed quilt wrapped up in no time.

JOLLY HOLLY DAYS • Any meal is more festive with a table runner and 4 coordinating placemats. Simple foundation piecing with 5" charm squares won't eat into your holiday party time.

Snowlady • Bring the winter fun indoors with crayon tinting and disappearing Four-Patch blocks!

TIPS FROM KAREN FOR CRAYON TINTING

KAREN BIALIK • LETHBRIDGE, AB CANADA

Let it

Binding with Faux Piping • Add a pop of color to your binding with faux piping.

Cutting 60° Triangles • This method for cutting 60° triangles allows you to cut this shape efficiently from strips, with little waste.

Fusible Appliqué • Fusible appliqué is a simple and reliable method for adding appliqué to your quilt project.

Making Bands • Strips are frequently sewn together to create a band, which you can cut into smaller segments.

Mitering Corners • Follow these instructions to make perfect mitered corners.

Paper Foundation Piecing • Piecing on foundation paper allows you to create complex or unusual designs with precision and ease.

Quick-Pieced Flying Geese Units • Try this method to make four perfect Flying Geese units at the same time.

Quick-Pieced Hourglass Units • Try our quick...


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