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February 6, 2013
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Welcome Message

Welcome to! We have a lot of exciting new things going on this week.

Join us at Quilt Con 2013!

Mary Fons will be giving a lecture and quilting demo’s along with many other industry leaders. For more information, visit the QuiltCon web site: We are looking forward to it and hope to see you there!

Marmalade Quilt by Elizabeth Hartman
Marmalade Quilt by Elizabeth Hartman

Quilt It! The Longarm Quilting Show

Quilt It! The Longarm Quilting Show LogoOn Quilt It! The Longarm Quilting Show, Mary Covey and Jodie Davis show us how to have Longarm Quilting Freedom with Free Motion

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Quilt Out Loud!

Quilt Out Loud! LogoQuilt out Loud is all new this week! Check it out.

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paper pieced Airplane BlockLearn how to make a paper pieced Airplane Block with Marianne Fons

Learn how to make this insanely popular – and easy – paper-pieced quilt block with Mary and Marianne. “Amelia” will be your new favorite quilt block, guaranteed. This fun Airplane Quilt Block is featured in the January/February issue of Quilty magazine.

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Quilter's Newsletter TV: The Quilters Community

Sulky of America national director of education Ellen OstenLearn tips for the techniques used in this woodland landscape wall hanging, including raw-edge foundation piecing, raw-edge appliqué, fussy cutting, auditioning fabrics, free-motion stitching, fused appliqué and quilting, all presented by Sulky of America national director of education Ellen Osten.

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Love of Quilting

Interlocking StarsMarianne Fons and Mary Fons begin the video by showing examples of the Interlocking Stars quilt. Then they team up to demonstrate how to use a special tool, triangle timmers, to make a perfect square in a square unit. They also demonstrate how to make a unique patchwork unit with diagonal seams.

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Quilting Videos Marked Down to $4.99
Several of the informative quilting videos at have been reduced in price. Click here to start browsing for how-to quilting videos at a discounted price and learn from the experts.

Free "Beautiful Batik Quilts" eBook

Download Your Free "Beautiful Batik Quilts" eBook from Fons & Porter Today!

For quilters, using beautiful batik fabrics can make any quilt pattern pop right off of the quilt. Stunning batik fabrics like multicolors or even semisolids are perfect for numerous different quilting patterns – from Civil War quilt patterns to floral quilts.

This free eBook from Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting includes the information needed to create the four different batik fabric quilts, including:

  • The "Blue Lagoon" batik quilting pattern, featuring easy-to-make quilt diamonds and pyramids.
  • The "Piña Colada" batik quilting pattern, featuring big blocks and tropical colors.
  • The "Spinning Rails" batik quilting pattern, highlighting a variation of the traditional rail fence pattern quilt.
  • The "Painted Desert" batik quilting pattern, combining accurate cutting and piecing to produce a stunning miniature quilt.

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Quilters Club of America - Community Update

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