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Make a Quilt in a Day Log Cabin Pattern (Quilt in a Day)by Eleanor Burns
Synopses & Reviews
Celebrate 20 years of Quilt in a Day with the 20th Anniversary Edition of Eleanor's first book that brought the tradition of quilt making to so many. Sewers of all ages can make a Log Cabin quilt in 10 to 16 hours with this book's easy step-by-step directions and clear illustrations. Yardage charts, color combinations, and a choice of pattern settings are given for a variety of sizes. This anniversary edition features color illustrations and photos throughout, as well as six new pages of layouts, new finishing techniques, and of course, new quilts!Layouts include: Dark with light, Navajo, Mountains, Fields and Furrows, Peaks and Valleys, Stained Glass, Arrow, Windmill, Cross Hatch, All Sevens, Postitive/Negative, Four Square, Light with Dark, Zig Zag, Whirligig, Barn Raising, Sundburst and Starlight!
The Log Cabin design dates back to the time of the pioneers and is one of the most popular quilting patterns today with its traditional red center representing the heart or the hearth of the home and the stripes around the center representing the logs of the cabin.
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 inst!ructors 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 on QNN and Quilters TV.
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