Eleanor reminisces as she journeys from 1978, with the publication of her first book, Make a Quilt in a Day – Log Cabin, through her 25 years of strip quilting. Stroll down memory lane with photos and stories of good time, good friends, and beautiful quilts. The patterns in the series are based on the 2 1/2" fabric strip which has become Eleanor’s trademark. All quilts from this series can be found in the book Still Stripping After 25 Years.
#2501 Quarter Log Cabin Quilt
Step back in time to 1978 and join Eleanor as she reminisces with photos and glimpses of her past. Commemorate 25 years of the Log Cabin pattern and create a whole new look with 2 ½"strips for the Quarter Log Cabin Quilt.
#2502 Love the Log Cabin Quilt
Eleanor continues her walk down memory lane as she discusses her beginnings as the Queen of Strip Quilting with memorabilia from the early days. Celebrate with Eleanor as she embellishes the Quarter Log Cabin with appliqued half circles to create a heart out of the Quarter Log Cabin square.
#2503 Four Sisters Quilt
As one of four sisters, Eleanor celebrates her love of family with childhood photographs and memories. Join Eleanor as she slices 2 ½" fabric strips and sews them back together to create the Four Sisters Quilt, in honor of her sisters Kathy, Patty and Judy.
#2504 Nine Patch Party Quilt
When Eleanor moved Quilt in a Day from her garage to its present location, the party began! Sit back, relax, and watch as Eleanor makes positive and negative Nine-Patch blocks and sets them together with appliqued flowers and a scalloped border.
#2505 Nine Patch and Stripe Quilt
Quilt in a Day becomes a family affair with Grant and Orion pitching in to help with the business. In honor of her two sons, Eleanor makes two quilts at one time with Nine-Patches and stripes.
#2506 Road to Stardom Quilt
Join Eleanor as she reminisces about her first television programs and shares her outtakes for comic relief. Follow along as she demonstrates the methods in constructing chain blocks and stars with the Triangle in a Square Ruler.
#2507 Stars and Four-Patch Quilt
Your eyes will deceive you as you view "Stars and Four Patch"! Eleanor dedicates this variation to the "stars" in her life. The grand finish is a Seminole border from 2 1/2" strips.
#2508 Gad About Quilt
Eleanor travels extensively all over the country teaching her simplified methods, sometimes she doesn’t know if she is coming or going. Keep pace with her as she goes on a "Gad About" in this lovely new design that’s just 2 ½" strips and squares.
#2509 Cornerstones of my Life Quilt
Eleanor has been fortunate in being surrounded by a patchwork of many lives. To them she dedicates this easy quilt design from four fabrics and 2 1/2" strips.
#2510 Early Firecracker Quilt
Celebrate the American spirit with Eleanor’s fun methods that explode with colors of red, white and blue!
#2511 Fabric Gal Quilt
Eleanor shares her love of fabric as she demonstrates her technique to make two blocks at one time. Get the inside scoop from Eleanor on fabric manufacturing, from concept to design and completion.
#2512 Crossing Pathways Quilt
Through the stitches of Eleanor’s life she has crossed many pathways. Stay on Eleanor’s "light" path and visit friends along the way.
#2513 Don’t Fence Me In Quilt
Get up close and personal as Eleanor shares her hobbies and pastimes at her log home in Julian, California. Learn a simple quilt based on the Rail Fence pattern in eight fabrics cut into 2 ½" strips.