Why put quilts only on beds? Quilts and quilted accessories add charm and beauty throughout a home. Eleanor Burns inspires viewers with easy and entertaining ways to expand their quilting efforts while adding elegance to their homes.
Eleanor Burns shows how to make this inexpensive project using strips and a blind hem applique technique that eliminates all hand sewing; plus the Heart Wreath.
#602 Nine-Patch Placemats & Tablecloth
Join Eleanor and her sister, Patricia Knoechel, as they demonstrate how to experiment with a variety of fabrics to make a Nine-Patch Tablecloth and Placemats.
Special Guest, Wendy Gilbert, author of Dresden Plate Quilt Book, joins Eleanor in demonstrating how to use simple cut and sew methods that "take all the pain out of the traditional method."
Finish the beautiful Dresden Plate quilt and bring warmth and color into your home. Add lattice and cornerstones with simple strip-piecing, and finish your quilt with machine quilting and binding. Learn the simple way to construct the lovely Dresden design and watch your work get done in hours instead of days!
Learn to make an old-fashion Scrap Quilt that uses up bits and pieces of material. Make two designs - the "strip" and "spider web."
Finish the colorful Scrap Quilt by assembly-line sewing blocks together. Add a "racing" stripe, backing, borders, and binding. Learn other remarkable projects for using your excess fabric!
The Radiant Star Quilt comes alive as Eleanor shares unique methods for fast piecing a four-color and six-color star. Sew straight strips and then quickly cut "diamonds" to create the star design.
This second episode is a detailed, close-up view offering the most accurate version for completing your Radiant Star Quilt! Learn how to simply sew light triangles and corners into the star design, and how to finish this magnificent eight-pointed star by enhancing it with free-motion quilting.
#609 Blazing Star Tablecloth
If you thought quilt patterns were only for bed and lap quilts - get ready to enjoy the Blazing Star design on your table! Make a Blazing Star Tablecloth that will add a sparkle to your home's decor.
#610 Tulip Quilt, Part 1
Celebrate Spring motifs featured in the delightful Tulip Quilt. Eleanor shows how to quickly piece together triangles for the flower and leaf, and blind hem applique the stem.
#611 Tulip Quilt, Part 2
Finish the delightful Tulip Quilt. Enjoy seeing complicated settings for full size quilts transformed into easy settings.
#612 Tulip Table Runner and Calico Wreath Click here for book
Bring the tulip motif into your dining room with the Tulip Table Runner. This project lets you mix your favorite Spring time colors. In addition, learn how to construct the "no sew" Calico Wreath.
Here is an inexpensive project, perfect for the the sewing room wall. It's a great gift for a friend. Make several colorful spools and finish the wallhanging with embellished sewing tools.