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Braid In A Day

Make an Eleanor Burns Signature Quilt using her "famous fast quilting" method. Join us as Debbie Gendusa, a Quilt In A Day certified instructor,  teaches us how to make the Braid in a Day Quilt! The finished quilt size is approximately 53 x 72. NOTE: Fabric should be cut and ready to begin sewing the day of class.

Fabric and cutting instructions:
 1 jelly roll (or 14 2 1/2" strips of variety of prints)
 1/2 yard medium-dark or dark fabric cut into nine 1 1/2" strips for the braid frame
 1 1/8 yards light or light-medium fabric cut into eight 4 1/2" strips for lattice
 1 1/4 yards of border print cut into six 6 1/2" strips
 1/2 yard cut into 2 1/2" strips for binding or 5/8 yard cut into 3" strips if you want your binding larger
 3 1/4 fabric for backing
 61 x 80 batting

Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details: Confident beginner through expert.
Requirements: Sewing machine and notions. Fabric should be cut and ready to begin sewing the day of class. See description for fabric and cutting requirements.
Instructor: Debbie Gendusa
Instructor Bio: Debbie Gendusa, a certified Quilt In A Day teacher, received her certification from Eleanor Burns in the mid-1980s. For several years, she taught Quilt In A Day classes at all Cloth World (now JoAnns) locations in the New Orleans area and exclusively at the Quilting Bee Quilt Shop in Metairie, LA. Debbie and her husband, Charles, moved to Las Vegas in 1989 where she completed both her Bachelors and Masters degrees in education at UNLV. She also taught quilt classes in Las Vegas and continued teaching in Metairie during her Christmas and summer breaks. In 2005-2007, Hurricane Katrina and the death of her husband interrupted her quilting career. Debbie is now living in Independence, LA, just outside of New Orleans, next door to her oldest daughter Christy and husband, John, and their three children. She frequently visits her youngest daughter, Michele and her husband, Greg, in Idaho. Debbie currently teaches Quilt In A Day classes at two Hobby Lobby locations in the North Shore of Lake Ponchatrain. In her spare time, she designs her own quilt patterns, is a longarm quilter, and enjoys membership at Going To Pieces Quilt Guild.

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