Quilters' Almanac: Quilt Block Party Series Three
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Far more than an almanac, this Quilt in a Day® series is a tribute to and tells the story of 60 creative quilters who met for a year under the experienced guidance of Eleanor Burns. Each block, born of individual creativity, is joined together to form a stunning sampler quilt. Join Eleanor and create your own special story and glorious quilt.
With each program, learn the easy way to make a traditional block from the charming Almanac quilt. True to the almanac style, the programs are chock full of helpful quilting tips.
#701 Wandering Star
Eleanor introduces viewers to the attractive Almanac quilt, taking them step by step through color selection and construction of the beginner block, the bright Wandering Star.
#702 Road to the White House
Steeped in our country's tradition, Road to the White House is sewn together with triangles and squares in a completely untraditional way!
#703 Irish Chain
No blarney about it! Lucky viewers are dazzled with the uncomplicated Irish Chain, and see the first row sewn together.
#704 Farmer's Daughter
Eleanor digs through pieced triangle techniques for the Farmer's Daughter. Armed with the right tools, viewers learn how to calcutate and design their own blocks from pieced triangles.
#705 Young Man's Fancy
As certain as a young man's fancy, viewers will love the easy sewing methods on the newest block. Complicated nine-patches are a breeze with strip sewing.
#706 Wedding Ring
Transform simple squares and pieced triangles into this bell ringer! Eleanor sets four blocks together into one graphic quilt with a secondary pattern!
#707 Independence Square
Strike up the band with this strip pieced patriotic beauty. Eleanor shows how to "square" pieces so they fit together perfectly.
Full of motion, techniques for the Tumbleweed are certain to excite viewers. Eleanor shows how to "multiply" one block into a quilt with the assistance of mirrors.
#709 To Market, To Market
"Fussy cuts" turn To Market, To Market into a spectacular design. The Almanac quilt continues to grow as Eleanor adds the third row.
#710 Pigs In A Blanket
With this block Eleanor's slick method of piecing triangles makes a silk purse out of a sow's ear! As a variation, she goes on to make the block sparkle in holiday colors, perfect for a Poinsettia Pillow.
Simple squares and rectangles emerge in this Spools folk art design, a delight for every sewer. Eleanor shows a colorful Spools quilt made from scraps, perfect for recycling fabrics.
#712 Christmas Star
Viewers discover sewing techniques as bright as the Christmas Star when it comes to piecing. In a twinkling, tiny pieces fall into place.
#713 Finish Your Almanac Quilt
Watch as Eleanor adds the last row, and finishes off this treasured keepsake with a Quick Turn and Tie or Machine Quilting and Binding.