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Fons & Porter by Vanessa Lyman - 8M ago

The news came today that Nancy Zieman, one of the best, brightest lights in the sewing industry, has passed away. The founder of Nancy’s Notions, creative spokesperson for Tacony and Baby Lock, esteemed book author with Krause Publications and Martingale, and host of PBS’ “Sewing With Nancy,” Nancy Zieman was a visionary. Nancy Zieman has…

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Enjoy these two bonus projects as our free gift to you! Home Tweet Home is a wintery tabletopper, fun to make with holiday focal fabrics, and Season’s Cheer is the quick gift bag, the perfect presentation for a hostess gift! Download each by clicking on the images below.

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We apologize! We inadvertently omitted the following five Tried & True test blocks from our November/December issue of Love of Quilting. Check them out to see how a different choice of fabric or colorway completely changes a block. Salsa Waddington Road by Barbara Eikmeier for Paintbrush Studio The Waddington Road collection by Barbara Eikmeier takes…

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I started quilting when I was pregnant with my oldest daughter, in 1998. I made a Christmas tree skirt that year (which I never finished — that’s another story), as well as a Jewel Box baby quilt that I finished shortly before she was born. This fall, that baby left for college! Of course I…

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Here’s a riddle – can you turn a log cabin in to a courthouse? Put down the hammers and saws – the solution is all about block design! In this BLOCK Friday post we’re taking a closer look at a special kind of Log Cabin – the Courthouse Steps variation. Are you interested in other…

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Fons & Porter by Fons & Porter Editors - 10M ago

We’re excited to offer Scrap Quilts Fall 2017, filled with great scrap quilts! Take a look through the pages here to find lots of fresh ways to use up your stash of fabrics. A couple batik scrap quilts we love are Diane Tomlinson’s Anemone Flowers, a beauty that’s made of batiks and uses the Fons…

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Fons & Porter by Fons & Porter Editors - 10M ago

The Quilty November/December 2017 issue is here! Come in and take a look around! HAPPY WINTER, QUILTY PALS! ‘Tis the season—for quilting! With snowfall bearing down and the holidays just around the corner, all of us with the quilting bug should be feeling extremely satisfied with our practical-yet-beautiful hobby of choice! After all, it’s hard…

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Fons & Porter by Fons & Porter Editors - 10M ago

The Fons & Porter’s Winter Festival Of Quilts 2017 issue is filled with traditional quilts and reliable instructions. Come in and take a look around! With the holidays right around the corner, why not grab a few free moments to create some cute seasonal décor? This special issue of Winter Festival of Quilts is chock…

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Fons & Porter by Fons & Porter Editors - 10M ago

The Love of Quilting November/December 2017 issue is here! This issue of Love of Quilting, like so many others, is the best source for traditional quilts and reliable instructions. Come in and take a look around! Are homemade quilted projects on your to-do list this holiday season? There’s still time to make those longed-for gifts,…

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Fons & Porter by Fons & Porter Editors - 10M ago

Hey there, Quilty pals! Settle into your favorite comfy chair to thumb through the pages of your brand new Quilty September/October 2017 issue. But I’ll warn you—be prepared to add to your ever-growing list of “must make quilts” before you do! This issue showcases some truly extraordinary modern/traditional crossover quilts that we can’t wait to…

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