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Fons and Porter

    Aunt Grace Quilt Completed

    Posted by on May 09 2014

    My first quilt finish of 2014!  This was one of the UFO quilts I finished over the Christmas break.  The quilt pattern is Aunt Grace’s Garden from Fons and Porter.  Their version had a wide, appliqued border but I didn’t want to make a double sized quilt, so I left off the border and went […]

    A Quick Vintage-Style Quilt

    Posted by on Jan 22 2014

    So, my sewing goal for 2014 is to eliminate all of my UFOs. No.  Really.  Stop laughing.  I’m serious! I am hereby announcing that I intend to finish all of the UFOs currently lurking in my stash and in my sewing room before the end of 2014. I already finished up Shiny Brite. Now here’s […]

    The Quick Quilt Project that Wasn’t

    Posted by on Jul 18 2013

    This is the “Power of Four” from the Fon’s and Porter’s May/June 2013 Love of Quilting.  The designer is Tony Jacobson. When I saw it in the magazine, I was immediately drawn to the muted palette and strong, modern lines.  It would make a perfect gift for my brother. No fuss, no muss. Or so I […]