Lone Star Quilts in EQ8

With Nancy Roelfsema


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Class Overview

This class is no longer being offered at EQ Academy 2024. 

Lone Stars are an iconic traditional quilt design that have a special meaning for several cultures. These quilts look complex, but when you know the right steps, they’re quite easy to design in EQ! In this half-day class, Nancy will guide you through the design process for these stunning quilts.

Learn how to use designs from the Layout Library and experiment with different blocks for beautiful results. Explore setting triangle options and coloring effects that can take your quilt from ho-hum to WOW. Add borders to complete your designs and then review the printing options for your quilts. You’ll leave class ready to go home and sew!

Course Topics

  • Use quilts from the Layout Library
  • Find blocks in the Block Library perfect for Lone Stars
  • Draw blocks from scratch to use in your quilt layouts
  • Explore setting triangle options for best results
  • Experiment with borders to finish your design
  • Review printing options: foundation patterns, template, rotary cutting charts, and yardage estimates

Who Should Take this Course

  • Confident beginner- to intermediate-level students with basic EQ8 knowledge.
  • Students interested in Lone Star-style blocks and quilts

Course Includes

  • Handouts covering lesson material
  • Classroom assistance from EQ staff

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