How to Tilt Quilt Blocks with Simple Cutting

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting | 1600 Series | Episode 1613

Marianne and Mary Fons demonstrate how to fussy cut large-scale focal fabric, tilt quilt blocks with simple cutting and make a flying geese quilt border. The quilt, Spring Poppies, is featured in Easy Quilts Summer 2010.

For more useful quilting tips and techniques check out Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting the magazine or watch Love of Quilting at or on DVD!



  1. Where do you get that plastic template for Spring Poppies and Fall Foliage – Episode 1613.

    Kathy Lund, 3 years ago Reply

    • You may contact customer service at Fons and Porter at 866-729-9601 and they will be glad to place an order for you for the templates.

      tbond, 3 years ago Reply

  2. Please,what size is the center block and the side strips?
    I would love to have them,I want to try make them.

    Georgie, 3 years ago Reply

    • Georgie, That pattern was featured in our Easy Quilts Summer 2010 issue. You can contact customer service to order the back issue. 866-729-9601 Thank you, Customer Service.

      tbond, 3 years ago Reply

  3. size of block and each strips on the sides

    Georgie, 3 years ago Reply

  4. I bought the magazine- I followed the directions – 6 1/2 center 2 3/4 sides and my template center is smaller that my quilt block center – I do not know what I am doing wrong – please help!! I even emailed Pam Mostek.
    Thank -You – Susan

    susan, 3 years ago Reply

  5. Did it again – here’s the thing – the center of my block is bigger than the center of my template – is that right?? Susan

    susan, 3 years ago Reply

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