How to Make a Snowball Quilt Block

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Mary gives step-by-step instructions on how to make the snowball quilt block. Change the shape of the snowball quilt block and mix up the color scheme for a drastically different look using this simple and versatile quilt block. Be sure to watch until the end. Mary has a surprise for you!

The quilt in the background is Hitchens by Mary Fons from Quilty Jan/Feb ’14. For more quilting tips and techniques, watch free Quilty episodes on and check out Quilty’s Facebook!


Fons & Porter Rag Scissors           Snowball digital pattern           Mechanical Pencil with Refill – White



  1. Congratulations on your 200th show!

    Karen, 8 months ago Reply

  2. congratulation and nice example of snowball.

    zoraida, 8 months ago Reply

  3. […] learn how to stitch a Snowball block, you can watch either one of two free video tutorials. Learn how to make a Snowball block with Mary Fons and let the staff at McCall’s Quilting teach you how to make the Snowball quilt […]

    BLOCK Friday: Snowball quilt block | Fons & Porter Blog, 1 month ago Reply

  4. First time to see your site, loved it!

    Maureen Garrity, 1 month ago Reply

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