Saturday, October 4, 2014
Scallop Edge Baby Quilt
A baby quilt is often the first project a quilter will tackle, and we think every baby should have a quilt. Marianne and Mary will show how to make string pieced patchwork for a darling baby quilt. They will also demonstrate techniques for a scalloped border and binding the curved edge.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Tackle cutting like a pro when you learn to cut 60-degree diamonds from simple strips. Learn tips for joining rows and adding borders with ease to create this stunning quilt.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Quilt of Valor
Quilters all over the country are making Quilts of Valor. Love of Quilting is dedicated to providing great patterns that meet the Quilts of Valor guidelines for quilts made for combat veterans. Marianne Fons and Tony Jacobson demo using a special wedge template to make two sizes of blocks. They will also show how to prepare a Quilt of Valor for presentation.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Vintage quilts can be a great source of inspiration for a quilter. Marianne took on the challenge to re-create a 1940s Victory Quilt design using more modern methods of cutting and piecing.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Serge Ahead Table Runner
A serger isn't just for finishing seams! Mary Fons is joined by guest Ellen March, who will demonstrate how to use a serger to make a quilt-as-you-go table runner. She will also Share how to use a bias binder attachment on the serger.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Simple construction of these "cubbyhole" blocks makes a great study of lights and darks. Mary and Marianne stress cutting accuracy and a consistent quarter inch seam for the success of creating this pattern.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Quilters love scrap quilts, and the one in this episode is sure to be a hit. Mary Fons and guest Liz Porter demonstrate how to paper piece block units and join them to make a Hunter's Star block. They'll also share tips on pressing seams to make your blocks line up perfectly.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Random Acts of Happy
This modern version of an antique "crazy quilt" is sure to inspire. Update the color palette and fall in love with the simplicity and freedom of crazy quilting.