Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting May/June 2020

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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United States
語言:
English
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Peak Media Properties, LLC
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Bimonthly
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next steps

FINISHED SIZE: 50" x 50" FINISHED BLOCKS: 9 (14") blocks MATERIALS Fabric yardage assumes 42" usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. ► 20 (2½"-wide x WOF) strips of assorted prints in blues and creams for blocks and border ► 7–8 fat quarters* of assorted prints in blues and creams for blocks ► 6 (2½"-wide x WOF) strips in assorted cream prints for sashes ► ⅝ yard blue print for binding ► 3¼ yards backing fabric ► 54" x 54" batting *fat quarter = 18" x 20" Fabric: Chesterfield by Studio RK for Robert Kaufman Fabrics CUTTING Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. Border strips are exact length needed. You may want to cut them longer to allow for piecing variations. FROM 14 STRIPS OF ASSORTED PRINTS, CUT: • 36 rectangles 2½" x 8½" (B) • 36 rectangles 2½" x 4½" (A) • Remaining 6 strips…

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cutting 30° triangles

1. Begin with strip cut to desired height of triangle, plus ⅞" for seam allowance. Place ruler on strip, aligning 30° mark on ruler with one long edge of strip, and trim. 2. Re-position strip and align 30° mark on ruler with bottom edge of strip to create triangle. 3. Cut to make triangle. 4. Align 30° mark on ruler along top edge of strip. 5. Cut to make another triangle. Continue aligning 30° mark as described to cut remaining strip into triangles. Products used: Havel’s Self-Healing Cutting Mat, Havel’s 45mm Rotary Cutter, and Havel’s 6" x 24" Fabric Ruler. Fabric from Abstract Collage collection by Ampersand for Paintbrush Studio Fabrics. Watch this Sew EasyTM Lesson at QuiltingDaily.com/ Sew-Easy-Cutting-30-Degree-Triangles…

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8-at-a-time triangle-squares

1. On wrong side of lighter 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. Repeat for opposite diagonal. 2. Place marked square on top of darker square, right sides facing; sew along marked sewing lines. 3. Cut sewn squares vertically and horizontally to make four equal sections. 4. Cut along marked cutting lines to make eight triangle-squares. 5. Press seam allowances toward darker fabric. 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 Fabrics. TIP: This method works for any size triangle-square unit. Cut squares twice the finished size of triangle-squares plus 1¾". Watch…

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fusible appliqué

1. Trace appliqué motif onto paper side of fusible web, making a separate tracing for each appliqué needed. 2. Roughly cut out drawn appliqué shape and follow manufacturer’s instructions to fuse to wrong side of appliqué fabric. 3. With small, sharp scissors, carefully cut out drawn shape. 4. Peel off paper backing. Position appliqué in place on background fabric, and fuse shape in place. 5. Using coordinating thread and your preferred stitch, machine appliqué outline of shape. 6. A satin stitch will completely cover the edge, but a blanket stitch or zigzag stitch will also work to secure edges. Products used: Havel’s Self-Healing Cutting Mat and Havel’s 6" Serrated-Blade Fabric Scissors. Fabric from Abstract Collage collection by Ampersand for Paintbrush Studio Fabrics. TIP: To keep dark background fabrics from showing through, fuse a white lining fabric to…

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cut goose

FINISHED SIZE: 73½" x 90" FINISHED BLOCKS: 20 (11½") blocks MATERIALS Fabric yardage assumes 42" usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. ► 1⅜ yards each medium pink batik and dark pink batik for Flying Geese ► 3½ yards cream batik for Flying Geese and blocks ► 1 yard dark teal batik for blocks ► ⅜ yard yellow batik for blocks ► 1⅛ yards light tan batik for sashes and pieced border 2 ► ⅞ yard purple batik for cornerstones and border 1 ► 2⅛ yards medium teal batik for border 3 and binding ► 5⅞ yards backing fabric ► 82" x 98" batting Fabric: Patio by Pat Fryer of Villa Rosa Designs for Banyan Batiks from Northcott CUTTING Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. Border 3 strips are exact length needed. You may want to cut them longer to allow for piecing variations. FROM EACH…

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from the staff

Have you ever used your rotary cutter to make a simple block...disappear? Not literally, of course. But with a few alterations, you can create some pretty impressive transformations. Cut Courthouse Steps blocks and shuffle parts for Next Steps. Slice up Flying Geese to make both the blocks and pieced border in Cut Goose. Dissect Triangle-Squares for the amazing Presto! Intrigued? We reveal the secrets for making Four-Patches, Hourglasses, and Pinwheels disappear in our Magic Block Show article on page 62. Plus, Goosin’ Around and Cherries & Cream are perfect designs for helping your stash of fat quarters or scraps disappear! Be mesmerized by our two Pickle Dish-inspired quilts. Pickled Pink, on our cover, is a vibrant, modern version, while Myna’s Mystery displays a more classic look that shows off absolutely stunning quilting. As always, our…