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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 Army Star and Hope of Hartford Eleanor demonstrates the Army Star, honoring the 150,000 that served in World War II. The second block is for Hartford, CT and the hope the Pratt Whitney Aircraft Factory brought to the town. (5 of 13)
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3005 TU 07/08/14 10:00am 00:26:40 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Contrary Wife and Broken Sugar Bowl Once men went off to war, "contrary" married women took over their jobs. It was also their responsibility to make ends meet with shortages, including sugar rationing. A Broken Sugar Bowl is pieced together quickly with half square triangles and four-patches. (6 of 13)
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3006 WE 07/09/14 10:00am 00:26:39 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Summer Porch Quick as a bug, Eleanor sews triangles to strips and squares them to a perfect size. (9 of 13)
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2809 TH 07/10/14 10:00am 00:26:40 (RPT) (CC) × MN
36.1 Airplane Block and Propeller Two traditional blocks are combined to recognize the efforts of the WASP, the Women's Airforce Service Pilots, who flew every mission the male pilots flew except combat. (8 of 13)
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3008 FR 07/11/14 10:00am 00:26:39 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Signal Lights Civil Defense Wardens patrolled neighborhoods during war times, giving the signal all was safe. The challenging Signal Lights block is made easy with the Kaleidoscope Ruler. (9 of 13)
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3009 MO 07/14/14 10:00am 00:26:40 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Victory Block Victory in Europe Day, May 8, 1945, and Victory in Japan, August 15, 1945, was cause for the development of a new block for celebration. Eleanor, with help from the Fussy Cut Ruler, squares up strips and triangles. (10 of 13)
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3010 TU 07/15/14 10:00am 00:26:39 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Liberty Star This traditional star pattern, with set together diamonds with Y seams, is an especially appropriate block to celebrate the end of an era, World War II. (11 of 13)
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3011 WE 07/16/14 10:00am 00:26:40 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Bride's Bouquet and Brave World Just as WW II ended on Sept 2, 1945, the making of the Victory Quilt ends as well by piecing blocks together in a straight or on point settings. A patriotic Swag Border gives the final glorious touch. (12 of 13)
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3012 TH 07/17/14 10:00am 00:26:38 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Finishing with Swag Border Just as WW II ended on Sept 2, 1945, the making of the Victory Quilt ends as well by piecing blocks together in a straight or on point settings. A patriotic Swag Border gives the final glorious touch. (13 of 13)
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3013 FR 07/18/14 10:00am 00:26:40 (RPT) (CC) × ST