Marianne and Liz are reuniting in the Iowa Public Television studio for a special Fons & Porter's LIVE Reunion!! They retired from co-hosting Love of Quilting nearly a decade ago. They’ll share some new project ideas and quilting tips, and also report on their current life endeavors. Tune in to this live two-hour event on Saturday, 3/10 at 3pm CST on Facebook (event page below), YouTube, or at https://buff.ly/2FsdOAM.
In honor of St. Patrick's Day and National Quilting Day!
Longarm quilting tips from some of our own!
Happy Friday! Here's a lovely free quilt pattern from our friends at McCall's Quilting.
Fun with appliqué! Get an heirloom look using today’s methods: construct set-in quilt blocks specific to corners and edges, approach appliqué-based blocks using tried-and-true techniques, and take raw-edge appliqué to the next level.
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Did you miss Marianne and Liz's reunion? Don't fret! It's all right here on Iowa Public Television's page. Woohoo!
If you've ever wondered, "Why do I need to paper-piece this?" Mary has your answer. Paper piecing is so great for so many projects and it might just become your new favorite quiltmaking method. In part 2 of this video, Mary gives you a great tip on how to make a simple light box. Find Pt. 2 here: https://buff.ly/2ImNSEM
FREE Gumdrops quilt pattern using Simone Bradford’s On Your Mark collection! Make your mark with these modern prints based on Simone’s hand drawings of crosshatching, clamshells, ink splot and text prints. The bright modern palette mixes well with low-volume coordinates. http://bit.ly/2F6yBJw
Paintbrush Studio, a division of Fabri-Quilt, Inc.
What kind of thread should I use? That's a BIG question quilters have about quilting. Here are some answers from quilting guru, Catherine Redford. https://buff.ly/2Gl3Iiw
Full of light and bright projects, this issue sets its gaze on warmer weather and sunny skies. Peruse the projects and watch the Sew Easy lessons to learn more about quilting techniques used regularly in quilts.
Quilt sizes vary depending on the quilt design, designer, and publication. But, you can always rely on standard mattress and batting sizes to hold steadfast. Refer to this handy cheat sheet as needed!
What questions do you want Marianne and Liz to answer during the reunion? Type them in the comments section of Iowa Public Television's Facebook Live event stream and IPTV will pass them along to Marianne and Liz! Today at 3 PM CST! DETAILS HERE:
We’ve been hard at work to give you a better peek inside the March/April issue of Love of Quilting! We’re excited to share a condensed version of the magazine that highlights a handful of great projects from the magazine. Alongside this new feature you’ll find the latest letter from the editor and lists of all the issue’s projects and Sew Easy Lessons!
Are you and your quilt in this blog? Here are some of our favorite quilts from readers like you!