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Episode 1401:Star of Bethlehem — Part 1
Fons & Porter share how they choose fabric for a lone star and how to plan fabric placement for a lone star block. Star of Bethlehem quilt instructions featured in Love of Quilting January/February 2009. Download a star layout for selecting colors. Download a star segment diagram.
Episode 1402:Star of Bethlehem — Part 2
Fons & Porter show you how to measure for the inset squares and triangles to finish a lone star block. Star of Bethlehem quilt instructions featured in Love of Quilting January/February 2009. Download a star layout for selecting colors. Download a star segment diagram.
Episode 1403:Baby Needs a Quilt
Marianne and Mary share their ideas for choosing a pattern for a baby quilt. They also demonstrate how to prepare a quilt for quilting and how to add a fabric flange.
Episode 1404:Curved Paper Piecing
Sewing educator Jodie Davis demonstrates her unique way to do curved paper piecing easily.
Episode 1406: Travel ‘n Style
Sewing educator and embroidery designer Vicki Tracy shows Marianne how to make a tote bag for carrying supplies to quilting classes.
Episode 1407:Daisy Doodle
Marianne and Liz share a fast and fun way to make a Drunkard’s Path block with no curved seam sewing. Daisy Doodle quilt instructions featured Love of Quilting May/June 2009.
Episode 1408:Cinnamon Stars
Jo Morton, fabric designer, demonstrates to Liz her technique for making no-waste Flying Geese units from squares. Quilt featured in Jo Morton’s book Vintage Journey.
Episode 1409:Dimples and Duckies
Jodie Davis, sewing educator, shares with Marianne her quilt made using Fons & Porter’s specialty rulers. Jodie also tells how she designed her duck fabric and had it printed. Dimples and Duckies quilt instructions featured in Baby Quilts 2009.
Episode 1410:Time For Teddie
Fons & Porter use their Half and Quarter Ruler to cut triangles for their Churn Dash block and for their Pinwheel block in this quilt. Quilt instructions featured in Easy Quilts Spring 2009 and Baby Quilts 2009.
Quilting artist, Heidi Kaisand, joins Marianne to show the difference between a Pantograph quilting design and a freehand quilting design. Heidi demonstrates a pantograph using Lenni, a long arm quilting machine from APQS.
Episode 1412:In a Clutch
Vicki Tracy, sewing educator and embroidery designer, shares with Liz how to make quilted purses created “in the hoop” of an embroidery machine.
Marianne and Mary share the formula for making right triangles and how to use a special ruler to make them without knowing the formulas.