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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

July/August 2021

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.

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Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Peak Media Properties, LLC
Frequency:
Bimonthly
$9.40
$26.84
6 Issues

in this issue

1 min
quick-pieced flying geese units

1. On wrong side of each of four small squares, mark diagonal line corner to corner. This will be your cutting line. Mark sewing lines ¼" away from each side of cutting line. 2. Place two small squares on opposite corners of one large square, right sides facing. Corners will overlap slightly at center. Sew along marked sewing lines. 3. Cut along marked cutting lines. Press seams toward small triangles. 4. Place remaining small squares on unit corners. Sew along marked sewing lines. 5. Cut along marked cutting lines. 6. Press seams toward small triangles to complete four Flying Geese units. Products used: Havel’s Self-Healing Cutting Mat, Havel’s 6" x 24" Fabric Ruler, and Havel’s 45mm Rotary Cutter. Fabric from Garden Glory collection by Maja Ronnback and Abstract Collage collection by Ampersand, both for Paintbrush Studio…

3 min
edelweiss

FINISHED SIZE: 30" x 30" FINISHED BLOCKS: 1 (18") block MATERIALS Fabric yardage assumes 40" usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. ► 1 fat quarter* dark teal floral #1 for block ► ⅝ yard cream print #1 for block, border 1, and border 3 ► 1 fat quarter* cream print #2 for appliqué ► 1 fat eighth** medium teal print for appliqué ► ⅞ yard dark teal floral #2 for appliqué, border 2, and binding ► Fusible web ► Template material ► 1⅛ yards backing fabric ► 36" x 36" batting *fat quarter = 18" x 20" **fat eighth = 9" x 20" Fabric: The Winterbourne Collection by Liberty Fabrics and distributed by Riley Blake Designs CUTTING Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. Patterns for templates are included. Follow manufacturer’s instructions for using fusible web. FROM DARK TEAL FLORAL #1, CUT: • 6 A FROM CREAM PRINT #1, CUT: •…

1 min
warmth of our stars, part four

A sampler quilt—presented in six parts—with stellar results! DESIGNED AND MADE BY: SCOTT FLANAGAN SKILL LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE FINISHED SIZE: 88" x 88" BLOCK IN PART FOUR AND FINISHED SIZE: 12 (12") Log Cabin Blocks LOG CABIN AND SIDE UNIT ASSEMBLY Use an accurate ¼ " seam allowance throughout to ensure all elements of the quilt fit together well. To achieve Scott’s scrappy look, randomly select assorted color patches. BLOCK X ASSEMBLY 1. Referring to Diagram XIV, lay out 1 each white A, assorted color A, white B, assorted color B, white C, assorted color C, white F, assorted color F, white G, assorted color G, plus 1 assorted color H as shown. 2. Join white A and assorted color A. Continue to add patches alphabetically in a clockwise direction to complete block X. Make 12 total. Set 4 block…

3 min
jade serenade

FINISHED SIZE: 85" x 85" FINISHED BLOCKS: 36 (12") blocks MATERIALS Fabric yardage assumes 40" usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. ► 2⅛ yards brown print for blocks, border 1, and binding ► 3 yards cream print for blocks ► ¾ yard medium green print for blocks ► 1⅛ yards green stripe for blocks ► 1⅞ yards dark green print for blocks and border 2 ► ½ yard light green print for blocks ► 8¼ yards backing fabric ► 93" x 93" batting Fabric: Harlow by Deborah Edwards for Northcott Studio CUTTING Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. Cutting instructions assume striped prints run parallel to selvage. = cut in half once diagonally FROM BROWN PRINT, CUT: • 21 strips 2½"-wide for bands and binding • 8 strips 2"-wide for border 1 FROM CREAM PRINT, CUT: • 3 strips 4⅞ "-wide, subcut: • 12 squares 4⅞ " (A) • 12 squares…

3 min
shark bait pt. 2

CHALLENGING 3600 TV SERIES EPISODE 3606 FINISHED SIZE: 20" x 20" x 19" SHARK SIDES ASSEMBLY 1. Referring to Applique Placement Diagram, arrange black solid H–J gills, plus white solid K and black solid L for eyes as shown; fuse in place. Repeat using black H–J reversed gills, plus white K reversed and black L reversed eyes on mirrored side. 2. Machine appliqué using matching thread and a narrow blanket stitch. LINING ASSEMBLY 1. Using second set of foam G’s, fuse 1 light blue G to each. 2. Trim a 3" wedge from 1 foam/ light blue G in the same manner used for shark side as shown in Diagram IV-C (shown in Part 1). 3. To help the lining fit well, trim an additional ½ " from each straight edge to complete 1 lining. 4. Repeat to make…

1 min
3-color hourglass units

1. Cut one set of matching squares and one set of non-matching squares, 1¼" larger than desired finished size of hourglass unit. 2. On wrong side of one matching square, mark diagonal line from corner to corner. This will be your cutting line. Mark sewing lines ¼" away from each side of cutting line. Place marked square on square from non-matching set, right sides facing. 3. Sew along marked sewing lines, then cut along marked cutting line. Press seam allowance toward darker fabric. Repeat to make second set of triangle-squares. 4. On wrong side of one triangle-square, draw diagonal line perpendicular to seam. This will be your cutting line. Mark sewing lines ¼" away from each side of cutting line. 5. Place marked triangle-square on one triangle-square from second set, right sides facing and…