Eleanor Burns

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Birthday
3, 1945
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Known for hosting the Quilt in a Day television program and co-designing the Eleanor’s Anniversary Florals fabric collection, she also published more than a hundred books on the topic of quilting.

Before Fame

She published her debut quilting manual, Make a Quilt in a Day: Log Cabin Pattern, in the late 1970s.

Trivia

She became the spokesperson for the Baby Lock sewing machine brand.

Family Life

A native of Zelienople, Pennsylvania, she eventually opened quilting stores in San Marcos, California and Paducah, Kentucky. She raised two children.

Associated With

She and Marie Webster were both prominent American quilters and crafts writers.