Series Information

Web site:


Marianne Fons & Liz Porter continue their quilting series full of fun, in-depth demonstrations on the art and craft of creating beautiful quilts.

TV Schedule

Milky Way #2003 [TV-G]
Mary and her guest Liz Porter will show how fabric selections impact your quilt's style. They also demonstrate cutting squares and triangles from the same strip.

  • KET2 Monday, June 29 at 11:30 am EDT

Marking Your Quilt Top #2506 [TV-G]
Guest Angela Huffman shows how simple quilting designs can finish a quilt with style and ease.

  • KET Saturday, July 4 at 11:30 am EDT

McKenna Ryan #2004 [TV-G]
McKenna Ryan, owner of Pine Needle Designs, Inc., demonstrates her techniques to Mary for making beautiful appliqued scenes using batiks.

  • KET2 Monday, July 6 at 11:30 am EDT

Cabins at the Lake #2507 [TV-G]
The Cabins at the Lake quilt uses simple piecing techniques and introduces foundation paper piecing.

  • KET Saturday, July 11 at 11:30 am EDT

Gallery Walk #2005 [TV-G]
Marianne and Mary show how to make a tilted block with offset centers by using strip sets. They also demonstrate how to make uneven flying geese units.

  • KET2 Monday, July 13 at 11:30 am EDT

Stippled Owl Pillow #2508 [TV-G]
The wonders of the technology that makes embroidery and stippling quick and easy are highlighted.

  • KET Saturday, July 18 at 11:30 am EDT

Pinwheels Plus #2006 [TV-G]
Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to make two half-square triangle units at once using a special ruler. They also demonstrate how to get secondary designs by rotating the blocks.

  • KET2 Monday, July 20 at 11:30 am EDT

Twisted Triangles #2509 [TV-G]
Learn how to use a special triangle template to create hexagons with a little twist.

  • KET Saturday, July 25 at 11:30 am EDT

Spring Garden Delight #2007 [TV-G]
Marianne and Mary show how to use a placement guide to keep applique elements symmetrical. They also show how to make two hourglass blocks at a time.

  • KET2 Monday, July 27 at 11:30 am EDT

Terrific Table Topper #2510 [TV-G]
The basics of preparing fabrics for applique and how best to finish the outer edge are discussed.

  • KET Saturday, August 1 at 11:30 am EDT

Churn Dash #2008 [TV-G]
How to make half-square triangle units with a special too and how to achieve a personal, scrappy style in your quilts.

  • KET2 Monday, August 3 at 11:30 am EDT

Thread Embellished Coasters #2511 [TV-G]
Unique gifts and one of-a-kind creations will inspire you to try your hand at thread embellishment.

  • KET Saturday, August 8 at 11:30 am EDT

Labeling Techniques #2009 [TV-G]
Sewing educator Linda Rainwater shares with Marianne a unique way to label a quilt and why it's so important for a quilt to have a label.

  • KET2 Monday, August 10 at 11:30 am EDT

Moonlight Bay #2512 [TV-G]
This quilt has a two-block design that creates a rippling similar to moonlight reflected on water.

  • KET Saturday, August 15 at 11:30 am EDT

Perky Pinwheels #2010 [TV-G]
How to make double prairie points and three-dimensional pinwheels using the prairie points.

  • KET2 Monday, August 17 at 11:30 am EDT

Prairie Sunrise #2513 [TV-G]
The techniques and the Tri-Recs templates used to create this earthy inspired design are presented.

  • KET Saturday, August 22 at 11:30 am EDT

Quilting Tips & Tricks #2011 [TV-G]
Quilter Heidi Kaisand shares several tips and tricks for successful machine quilting.

  • KET2 Monday, August 24 at 11:30 am EDT

Remembered Friends #2601 [TV-G]
Learn how to use tools to cut and piece with accuracy to create this beautiful tribute quilt.

  • KET Saturday, August 29 at 11:30 am EDT

Tie The Knot #2012 [TV-G]
Marianne and Mary share how to utilize a collection of neckties in a quilt. They demonstrate how to stabilize silk and silk-like fabrics and also how to make a string block from ties.

  • KET2 Monday, August 31 at 11:30 am EDT

Country Fair #2602 [TV-G]
The tools and techniques you can use to make the Country Fair quilt are presented.

  • KET Saturday, September 5 at 11:30 am EDT

Puppy Pals #2013 [TV-G]
Marianne and Mary share how to draw design inspiration from a novelty fabric and how to tilt blocks for a whimsical look.

  • KET2 Monday, September 7 at 11:30 am EDT

Pixie Wings #2603 [TV-G]
Pixie Wings is a quilt that dazzles the eye with curves that flow from block to block.

  • KET Saturday, September 12 at 11:30 am EDT

Liz's Lemoyne Star #2604 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, September 19 at 11:30 am EDT

Quilted Scallop Pillow #2605 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, September 26 at 11:30 am EDT

Shortcuts for Free-Motion Quilting Feathers #2606 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, October 3 at 11:30 am EDT

Boughs & Berries #2607 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 11:30 am EDT

Quilting Traditions #2608 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 11:30 am EDT

Hero's Tribute #2609 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 11:30 am EDT

Chilly Willy #2610 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 11:30 am EST

Fond Memories #2611 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 11:30 am EST

Cottage Home Mini-Quilt #2612 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 11:30 am EST

Prussian Blue #2613 [TV-G]

  • KET Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:30 am EST
List all episodes


Official web site:


   Price available upon request.
   Various books available.
   Fons & Porter
   (515) 462-1020
   P.O. Box 171
   Winterset, IA 50273

   Price available upon request.
   Various quilt kits available.
   Fons & Porter
   (515) 462-1020
   P.O. Box 171
   Winterset, IA 50273

   Price available upon request.
   Home videos not available.

   Price available upon request.
   Fons & Porter
   (515) 462-1020
   P.O. Box 171
   Winterset, IA 50273

More Like This

Close this window