To celebrate her 30th anniversary and the marriage of her oldest son, Eleanor perfected the Lover's Knot pattern using her signature 2 1/2 strips. Add a touch of romance to any room with this lovely quilt. The elegant pattern uses two strips intertwined to makea knot. The graceful, flow of the quilt is made with two basic, strip pieced blocks. By using color and value in your fabrics, the Lovers Knots stand out to show unity. The blocks are set a point a for a dramatic effect and corners can either be squared or diagonal. Eleanor offers step by step illustrations and instructions to direct the quilter to a successful finish. There are yardage and cutting charts for all 5 quilt sizes and border options for a personalized quilt. Included with the Lovers Knot quilt pattern, Eleanor gives directions for making a matching dust ruffle with tips on measuring and sewing the ruffle. A miniature wallhanging and long and short table runners are bonus projects in the book. They are pieced with narrow 1 1/2 strips for a charming petite finish.
|Publisher:||Quilt in a Day|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Twenty-nine years ago Eleanor Burns introduced her first Quilt in a Day book, cultivating a quiltmaking revolution. She presented her unique style, a diverse combination of cutting and sewing applications, creating new techniques altogether. Her concise step by step directions are easy to grasp, allowing the possibility for anyone to be successful at making a quilt. Eleanor Burns gave quiltmakers techniques that compacted months into merely a day, a quilt in a day, spreading her vibrant enthusiasm within everyone. She has motivated thousands of want-to-be quilters with needed confidence and assurance. Altogether, the impact of her influences opened the door to a renewal. Her efforts sowed the seeds that have grown into many techniques that are commonly used today. Since 1978 when she self-published her first book Make a Quilt in a Day: Log Cabin Pattern, she has authored over seventy-five additional books. Throughout the world today, there are thousands of instructors teaching her quiltmaking methods. Her first Quilt in a Day TV series began airing on PBS in 1990 and is still broadcast nationwide and abroad and now her shows can be seen on the world wide Web.