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Forty Fabulous Years with Eleanor Burns Part 5

We're up to our elbows in our sampler blocks now!  We'll continue to expand our block building skills with Quilt In A Day ease.  To Market, To Market and the Kentucky Chain blocks will be our focus for May.

This block resembles a gift package doesn't it?  What better reason to go To Market, To Market than to get a gift?  Especially if that gift is a new quilt pattern or fabric?

Eleanor Burns included the Kentucky Chain block in honor of her career involvement here in Kentucky.  She not only has two retail locations in Paducah, she also educates and entertains quilting students each year.

Please bring to class:

  • Your Forty Fabulous Years textbook
  • Your selected fabrics for your blocks, already cut for your preferences as referred to in the text.  Remember to use the coloring sheets and fabric cutting labels given to you in class if you wish.
  • Your sewing machine - remember your power cord, foot petal, and 1/4" foot
  • Your small cutting mat and rotary cutter (large ones will be available in the classroom for your use)
  • Your basic machine sewing tools and supplies including thread, bobbins, seam ripper (you know, just in case someone else needs to borrow one), thread snips, etc.
  • 6" x 12", 4" x 14" or similar sized acrylic ruler that use can easily maneuver to mark and cut your smaller fabric pieces
  • 4 ½” fussy cut or square up ruler and/or a 6" square up ruler (if you’re doing 6” finished blocks, substitute a 2 ½” fussy cut or square up ruler for the 4 ½” ruler).
  • Your lunch

Please note:
Laurie will have a sample of each of the rulers mentioned available for your classroom use - realize this may require sharing with others.  Also available in the classroom for your use are ironing boards, irons, large cutting mats and rotary cutters.

Instructor: Laurie Lou Hood, Certified Quilt In A Day® Teacher


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