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Quick and simple quiltmaking with a easy-to-understand teaching style.
Turkey Tracks #2703
Eleanor pays tribute to the boom in turkey farming in the late 1930s with a traditional template pattern; a visit with Tom and Drumstick, rescued from Thanksgiving; and her mother's collection of vintage aprons.
- KET2 Friday, August 22 at 10:00 am EDT
Half-square triangles in shades of red, pink, and yellow create a garden of quilted roses. A beautiful quilt from the Depression era, designed by Ruth Finley and given to Eleanor Roosevelt, prompts a history lesson on FDR's New Deal.
- KET2 Friday, August 29 at 10:00 am EDT
Old Maid's Puzzle and Double Ax Head #2705
Eleanor uses her fusible interfacing technique to adapt two traditional appliqué patterns from the 1930s. In that era's "Waste not—want not" spirit, she also shares some clever ways in which quilters used up every bit of their fabric.
- KET2 Friday, September 5 at 10:00 am EDT
Dresden Plate #2706
Eleanor shares the history of a pattern from her German heritage, then demonstrates its versatility by varying colors to create two looks: a holiday wreath and a scrappy sunflower quilt.
- KET2 Friday, September 12 at 10:00 am EDT
Double Wedding Ring #2707
Quick and easy techniques for piecing this most popular of patterns, plus variations on the design by creative quilters.
- KET2 Friday, September 19 at 10:00 am EDT
Rocky Road to Kansas #2708
Eleanor creates quilts in the spirit of the quilters of the 1930s, who were not only thrifty but also creative in using every scrap of fabric.
- KET2 Friday, September 26 at 10:00 am EDT
In her garden, Eleanor "grows" an elegant peony wall hanging pieced with flying geese patches and easy appliqué.
- KET2 Friday, October 3 at 10:00 am EDT
Friendship and Christian Cross #2710
Eleanor revs up her sewing machine for assembly-line sewing techniques.
- KET2 Friday, October 10 at 10:00 am EDT
Garden Walk #2711
A pieced block sometimes known as "54-40 or Fight."
- KET2 Friday, October 17 at 10:00 am EDT
Finishing Sampler One #2712
Eleanor stitches together 12" blocks and frames them with lattice and cornerstones to cover a queen-size bed.
- KET2 Friday, October 24 at 10:00 am EDT
Finishing Sampler Two #2713
A sampler quilt with many different sizes of blocks, inspired by 1930s newspaper patterns and adorned with a scalloped border.
- KET2 Friday, October 31 at 10:00 am EST
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