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Eleanor Burns

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Known for  Quilt in a Day
Spouse  Bill Burns (m. 1967)
Name  Eleanor Burns

Children  2
Television  RFDTV [1]
Home town  Zelienople
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Born  July 3, 1945Pennsylvania, USA
Occupation  Quilter / Teacher / Author
Awards  Inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame, 2012
Siblings  Judith l. Knoechel, Mary Rankin, Patricia Knoechel, Burce Knoechel
Books  Quilt in a Day, Sunbonnet Sue Visits Quilt in a, A Flying Geese Quilt in a, Birds' in the Air: Quilt in a Day, Underground Railroad Sampler

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Eleanor Burns (born on July 3, 1945 in Pennsylvania) is an expert quilter who starred in the TV show "Quilt in a Day," which aired on PBS.


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Burns first started stitching on her Aunt Edna's feed sacks. Her first book, Make a Quilt in a Day: Log Cabin Pattern was self-published in 1978. The book has been credited with starting a quilt-making revolution as people learned Burns's style of stitching a quilt.

She has since written more than 100 books on the subject of quilting. In addition, Burns has written many patterns and developed a series of specialty rulers for quilting..The Quilt in a Day TV series, which first aired in 1990, was based on Burns' book Make a Quilt in a Day.


In 2012, Burns was inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame.

List of Publications

All Star Quilts
Amish Quilt
Applique in a Day
Bears in the Woods
Birds in the Air
Boston Common Quilt
Christmas Quilts and Crafts
Cross Stitch Quilts
Day & Night Quilt Book
Delectable Mountains
Double Pinwheel Quilt
Dutch Windmills
Easy Strip Tulip
Fans & Flutterbys Quilts
Flying Geese Quilt in a Day
Garden Lattic
GO! Qube - Mix and Match Blocks and Quilts Book
Go! Sampler Book
Grandmother's Garden Quilt
Hearts Delight-Nine Patch Variations
Irish Chain in a Day
It's 'El'ementary
Jewel Box Quilt
Last Minute Gifts
Lover's Knot Placemats
Lover's Knot Quilt
Machine Quilting Primer
Magic Vine Quilt
Make a Quilt in a Day: Log Cabin Pattern (1978)
May Basket
Nana's Garden
Northern Star
Orion's Star Quilt
Pineapple Quilt
Quick Trip Quilts
Quilt Blocks on American Barns
Quilter's Almanac Block Party Three
Quilts From El's Attic
Quilts from El's Kitchen
Quilts Through the Seasons
Recycled Treasures from Grandma's Attic
Radiant Stars Quilts
Schoolhouse Wallhanging
Scrap Quilt
Snowball Quilt Simplified
Spools and Tools Wallhanging
A Star For All Seasons
Star Log Cabin
Star Spangled Favorites
Stars Across America Block Party Series Seven
Still Stripping - After 25 Years
Stockings and Small Quilts
Sunbonnet Sue Visits Quilt in a Day
Tales of First Ladies and Their Quilt Blocks
Tennessee Waltz Quilt
Trio of Treasured Quilts
Triple Irish Chain
Underground Railroad Sampler
Victory Quilts
Wild Goose Chase Quilts

Personal life

Burns maintains a quilting studio at her Bear's Paw Ranch in Julian, California, a mountain town in San Diego County.


Eleanor Burns Wikipedia

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