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Fons & Porter: Fun Quilts for Kids

Overview

This fun collection of quilts that kids will love compiles 27 of the best quilts from Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting magazine. Designs feature themes on space, cowboys, penguins, charming flowers, fairies, vibrant geometrics, and more. Each quilt is shown in full color, accompanied by an assembly diagram, a complete materials list, and step-by-step instructions. There are projects for all skill levels, as well as styles from soft and sweet to bold and bright. Fons & Porter's popular Sew Easy lessons, ...

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Overview

This fun collection of quilts that kids will love compiles 27 of the best quilts from Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting magazine. Designs feature themes on space, cowboys, penguins, charming flowers, fairies, vibrant geometrics, and more. Each quilt is shown in full color, accompanied by an assembly diagram, a complete materials list, and step-by-step instructions. There are projects for all skill levels, as well as styles from soft and sweet to bold and bright. Fons & Porter's popular Sew Easy lessons, which include step-by-step photography or diagrams, are included with some patterns to provide a little extra help with special techniques.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609003777
  • Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/21/2012
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Marianne Fons and Liz Porter have been working together for more than 30 years. From teaching quilting classes in the 1970s and 80s, they went on to host the No. 1 quilting show on public television and establish the popular magazine, Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting. They also operate a quilt shop in Winterset, Iowa, and a web site, fonsandporter.com.

Marianne Fons and Liz Porter have been working together for more than 30 years. From teaching quilting classes in the 1970s and 80s, they went on to host the No. 1 quilting show on public television and establish the popular magazine, Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting. They also operate a quilt shop in Winterset, Iowa, and a web site, fonsandporter.com.

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Table of Contents

Bibbidy Bop 6

Sassy Stars 10

Tilt-A-Whirl 14

Spin Cycle 20

Summer Flip-Flops 24

Something Fishy 30

Rainbow Jamboree 34

Kids Go Green Tote 38

Uneven Nine Patch 40

Rachel's Sunset 44

Tiny Treasures 51

Anna Lena 58

Fairies 62

Ocean Breeze 65

Anna's Album 68

Flowers for Hannah 74

Black Cats Prowling 80

Chillin' 86

Early Frost 90

Crowboys 94

Space Ranger 100

Space Ranger Pillowcase 104

Speedy 106

Penguin Party 112

Ziggity Zaggity 118

Diamonds in the Blue 124

Magic Castle 130

Techniques

Sew Easy Nine-Blade Fan Units 19

Sew Easy Cutting Kaleidoscope Pieces 23

Sew Easy Interfacing Appliqué 57

Sew Easy Quick Hourglass Units 61

Sew Easy Blanket Stitch 77

Sew Easy Binding with Piping 85

Sew Easy Cutting Half-Square Triangles 105

Sew Easy Using Curved Seam Templates 110

Sew Easy Sewing Curved Seams 111

Sew Easy Cutting Parallelograms 123

General Instructions 132

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