Saturday, December 7, 2013
Deck The Halls Table Runner
Mary Fons is joined by sewing specialist Diane Aholt. Diane shares how to use state-of-the-art technology for easy and accurate applique. Diane demonstrates how to make a seasonal table runner with strip piecing and perfectly stitched applique.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Machine Quilting Styles
Quilting Educator Dawn Cavanaugh shares with Marianne how to select thread and batting for a traditional, contemporary, or modern quilt. Dawn demonstrates how the style of quilting that you choose affects the overall look of your quilt. Dawn will also demonstrate how to use simple shapes to quilt your projects.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
If you want to organize the making of a memory quilt, this episode will guide you through the process. Two quilts are featured-one for an anniversary, and one featuring a memories of a child's kindergarten year. Marianne Fons and Mary Fons share how to collect photos, signatures, and artwork and transfer them to fabric. They also show how to assemble the quilt, and float blocks for a unique pieced border.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Marianne and Mary show how to construct a memory star block and how to use diagonal seams to make flying gees units. They will also demonstrate how to make dinnerware to match a table runner.
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Emily's Wedding Quilt
The quilt in this episode features two easy blocks that are combined to create a secondary design. Mary Fons and guest Liz Porter demonstrate how to construct the blocks and then finish off the quilt with a rainbow border.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
National Sewing Educator Pam Mahshie demonstrates to Mary how to stitch long accurate seams, with different techniques, how to add dimension to your project, and how to successfully stitch on heavy or uneven fabric surfaces.
Saturday, December 28, 2013
What Do I Quilt On My Quilt? Angela Huffman
Quilters are often confused when deciding what quilting designs to use on their quilts. Mary's guest Angela Huffman will share five things that will help you decide on the perfect motifs for your quilt. She'll also share some simple freehand designs for background quilting.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Marianne and Mary share how to make square in a square units that will be used to construct a rolling stone block. They will also show how to construct the rolling stone block. Marianne and Mary will demonstrate how to use a special ruler to cut setting pieces for a diagonal set.