#2601 Victorian Tea Time
Join Eleanor at a holiday tea in her log home in Julian, California, and meet some of the designers as they share their projects for "Christmas at Bear's Paw Ranch." Eleanor will teach the techniques for making a Tea Cup Wallhanging and a ribbon art Pansy Pin with Gift Bag.
#2602 Wallhanging-Saint Nicholas Holiday
Stitching stars and trees are quick and easy work as Eleanor demonstrates the techniques for the Saint Nicholas Holiday Wallhanging.
#2603 Bears-Bear's Paw Wallhanging & Teddy Bear
Set straight or on point, Eleanor's Bear's Paw Wallhanging is charming. She illustrates her methods for quick and easy piecing and her tried and true technique for applique. Designer Teresa Varnes joins Eleanor to stitch a cuddly Teddy Bear, just the thing to complete your holiday décor.
#2604 Baskets of Cheer
Sew along with Eleanor and special guest, designer Sue Bouchard, and light up your wall with this lovely wallhanging of baskets filled with holiday cheer. She will guide you through each step of piecing the quilt and making a folded border for the perfect frame. This wallhanging brings the best of the season into your home.
#2605 Mortimer Moose Wallhanging & Cold Hands/Warm Heart Wallhanging
Join Eleanor as she adorns her log home with holiday cheer and stitches these small, whimsical wallhangings. Designer Marie Harper works with Eleanor to create a comical Christmas Moose framed with cheery borders. In cold winter weather, what could be better than snuggly mittens to warm the heart as Eleanor pieces this cute wallhanging, perfect for gift giving.
#2606 Tree Decorations - Yo-Yo Garland, Miniature Star Ornaments, Elf Stocking, Pine Tree Wreath Wallhanging
Christmas Trees have been a holiday tradition for centuries and these festive decorations will enchant your favorite Santa. Eleanor demonstrates her techniques for three projects to make her tree memorable. Her holiday décor would not be complete without a wreath, so she pieces pine trees in a circle with cornerstones and borders for a wintery wallhanging.
#2607 Flying Geese Technique - Reach for the Stars, Flying Geese Tree Skirt
Using the Flying Geese Ruler, Eleanor makes quick work of projects with Flying Geese Patches. Follow along as she sews a joyous star wallhanging and a Christmas Tree Skirt to grace your favorite pine.
#2608 Applique - Irish Holiday Quilt, Jolly Jacket for Fido
No holiday would be complete without a quilt made from strips! Join Eleanor as she stitches strips to form a lovely Irish Holiday Quilt. In the Burns' household, everyone receives a gift, even Eleanor's Grand-Puppies, Tabatha and Peanut. To keep them warm in the cool mountain air, she stitches dog jackets. With her tried and true techniques, Eleanor shows how to embellish her projects with quick and easy applique. Special guest appearance by Peanut Burns, modeling her new jacket.
#2609 Christmas Stockings - Crazy Quilt Stocking, Strip Stocking
Two techniques, two unique Christmas Stockings! Using strips and sewing them directly to the batting, Eleanor forms a quick Holiday Strip Stocking. She demonstrates how fun and easy it is to make crazy quilt blocks and form them into a beautiful embellished stocking.
#2610 Country Table Setting - Any Seasons Tablerunner, Lone Pine Placemats
Work along with Eleanor as she demonstrates piecing techniques for making pinwheels, trees and a bright center star to provide a holiday note to her dining table. The Any Season Tablerunner and Lone Pine Placemats are great for gift giving too.
#2611 Children's Projects - Chains of Christmas, Patchwork Snowballs, Clay Snowman, Clothespin Tree, Rudolph's Four Patch
One of Eleanor's favorite traditions is to have holiday projects for the kids to make. Join her as she teaches her young friends, Seth and Hyla how to make fun and easy decorations for holiday home décor. Children love that famous reindeer, Rudolph. Eleanor uses strips, four-patch blocks and triangles to make Rudolph's Four Patch quilt to "light up" the season.
#2612 Quick Wallhanging - Candy Cane Lane
Time is running short and still so much to do! Eleanor teaches techniques for a quick quilt that will stand the test of time but can be made in a day! For Candy Cane Lane, she sews strips together, forms a tube, and snips a seam! So simple that 10 year old Jackie joins Eleanor to make "kid's work" of this pattern. Great gift, great fun!
Professional quilter, Sandy Thompson, joins Eleanor to teach machine quilting techniques. Sandy discusses the phases of preparing the quilt top for finishing and gives tips on sewing machine maintenance. From "layering" the quilt components to clamping and pining, learn the steps involved in stenciling, free motion and stippling your quilt.