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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting is the No. 1 quilting show on PBS, reaching 82 percent of American households. Also with Liz, Marianne is owner/editor of Love of Quilting magazine, a bi-monthly publication with a circulation of 250,000. Among other responsibilities, Marianne serves as Advertising Director for LOQ, and is involved with the styled photography that appears in the magazine along with many other editorial aspects. Website


APQS is a Sponsors of Hey Quilty

Hosting the "Hey Quilty" show is self-proclaimed "junior varsity" quilter Mary Fons, daughter of celebrity quilt educator/author Marianne Fons, and new co-host of PBS's nationally-aired hit quilting show "Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting." Mary previously appeared as a guest on "Love of Quilting," and quilters responded that seeing a fresh face was a plus for the show - and for the industry at large. When Liz Porter retired in 2010, Mary joined her mother as co-host, offering a "newbie" quilter's perspective alongside her expert quilter mom.  Website

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