Celebrate the season with Eleanor Burns as she hosts her new festive holiday Quilt in a Day® series, "Bringing the Holidays Home." Filled with a collection of colorful projects, each program is designed to warm the hearts and homes of viewers. Following Eleanor's step-by-step and entertaining instructions, folks of all ages can create a wonderful array of gifts and decorations. Patchwork stockings, lacy angels, and whimsical snowmen are just a taste of the delightful projects. In seven project filled programs, Eleanor Burns inspires home crafters to prepare their homes and hearts for holiday cheer.
#1301 Holiday Friends
Eleanor Burns sets the season in motion by making a variety of stuffed and sewn familiar personalities, all perfect to fill your home with giggles. A delightful wallquilt of snowmen decorating Christmas trees is warm and inviting.
#1302 Patchwork Throughout the House, Part 1
Quick quilt piecing is a must with Eleanor Burns, especially during the holidays! Wallhangings based on traditional patterns like Jacob's Ladder and Friendship Star become beautiful decorations and gifts. A patchwork Bachelor's Puzzle block is turned into a clever pillow.
#1303 Patchwork Throughout the House, Part 2
Eleanor burns demonstrates that traditional patchwork and applique take on a festive air when planned around seasonal colors and plants. Holly leaves decorate a patchwork plllow while the poinsettia is rendered in applique. The old Bow Tie pattern takes on a new look when it becomes a striking wallquilt.
#1304 Festive Wearables
Whether for gift giving or wearing, cheerful garments bring smiles to everyone. Eleanor Burns presents easy-to-make and delightful-to-wear items, including an appliqued Star Catcher Angel, patchwork decorations, and yo yo embellishments.
#1305 Mantel Decorations
In keeping with the holiday spirit, Eleanor Burns makes several festive stockings-- patchwork as well as applique-- to hang on the fireplace. A cinnamon broom doll adds a spicy scent. Among other projects, she uses a special applique method for a wreath and bells wallquilt that has all the reality of a stained glass window.
#1306 Decorating the Tree
O Tannenbaum! Eleanor Burns proves that memories are hand crafted items made with love, displayed with appreciation, and saved forever. Learn about the German custom of making and decorating a small wooden tree. Other decorations include snowmen, angels and a scalloped treeskirt.
#1307 Holiday Table
Eleanor Burns shows how to present a festive table by making items special for the occasion. She shows a quilt piecing method to make attractive candle placemats and pine tree table runner. The finishing touch is making silk ribbon rose napkin rings.