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Episode 601: Off the Beaten Path
Fons & Porter share a unique and speedy method for cutting the curved pieces for a beautiful antique reproduction quilt. Project instructions are in the Mar/April 05 issue of Love of Quilting magazine.
Episode 602: Diagonally Set Quilts
In this episode, learn how to determine sizes for diagonal setting pieces. Included are standard diagonal set, diagonal set with sashing, zigzag, and strippy layouts.
Episode 603: Bodacious Bloomers
Fons & Porter share a fantastic fusing technique for making quick little wall quilts. Included are fabric preparation, design, cutting with special rotary cutters, and fusing tips. Project instructions are in the May/June 05 issue of Love of Quilting magazine.
Episode 604: Needle Punch Embellishment
Guest Faith Reynolds shows how to use a special machine attachment for needle punch techniques. She shares items made using this fun technique, including needle punch wool.
Episode 605: Baby Room Accessories
Liz and Marianne demonstrate making special items for a nursery. Included are a coordinated quilt, crib sheet, bumper pads, and dust ruffle. Project instructions are in the July/Aug 05 issue of Love of Quilting magazine.
Episode 606: Machine Quilting Methods
Learn tips and tricks for quilting your quilts on your home sewing machine. Included are preparation, machine set up, types of designs, and special machine features.
Episode 607: Gone Fishin’ Panel Quilt
Make an easy block that features sections from a fishing-themed panel fabric at block center. Learn to adjust a block element so that various size panels can be used. Project instructions are in the May/June 05 issue of Love of Quilting magazine.
Episode 608: Embroidery Stitch Recipes
Guest Faith Reynolds shows how to use decorative machine stitches as well as machine embroidery software to make a “stitch recipe” wallhanging.
Episode 609: State Fair Blue Ribbon Quilts
Fons & Porter visit the quilt judging at the Iowa State Fair. They interview judges and volunteers, and discuss ways to prepare your quilt, and yourself, for show judging. Project instructions are in the July/Aug 05 issue of Love of Quilting magazine.
Episode 610: Cute Chenille Appliqué
Liz and Marianne demonstrate how to make and apply both pre-purchased and homemade chenille strips. They show designer projects featuring these techniques. Project instructions are in the July/Aug 05 issue of Love of Quilting magazine.
Episode 611: Longarm Quilting 101
Guest Marilyn Badger instructs beginning longarmers Marianne and Liz on the basics of longarm quilting. She discusses available designs and techniques.
Episode 612: Pre-Quilted Backpack
Liz and Marianne show how to make your own trendy, quilted backpack from pre-quilted fabric. Project instructions are in the Mar/April 05 issue of Love of Quilting magazine.
Episode 613: Basic Borders
Marianne and Liz demonstrate methods for adding borders to quilts and handling corners. Included are single borders, multiple borders, corner squares, and mitering.