Online Class

Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks


Take your piecing skills sky high as you create six star blocks. Demystify sewing partial and inset seams, skinny and half-square triangles, diamonds and much more!

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What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Beth Ferrier
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Beth Ferrier shows you how to sew a star quilt block that truly shines, with techniques for making your piecing faster, more precise and more fun! You'll use the included patterns to create marvelous projects: a table runner, pillow and a sampler quilt. During class, put half-square triangles and clever pressing tips to use on the Friendship Star block. Master quarter-square triangles, bias and intersections as you assemble the Ohio Star. Simplify partial seams to make a perfect Pinwheel Star. Create soaring movement in an Evening Star with Flying Geese units. Piece a 54-40 or Fight block with superb skinny points. Plus, sew a dazzling, eight-point Lemoyne Star with diamonds and inset seams.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started
Meet your instructor, Beth Ferrier, and learn time-saving measuring and cutting tips that you'll use throughout the class.
2. The Friendship Star
3. Assembly-Line Sewing
4. The Ohio Star
5. The Pinwheel Star
6. The Evening Star
7. The Fifty-Four Forty or Fight Star
8. The LeMoyne Star
9. Preparing Quilt Tops

Taught by

Beth Ferrier
Beth Ferrier
Beth likes to say that needlework is sewn into the fiber of her being. After learning to embroider at the age of four, she was smitten with all things needle and thread. By age 12, she was sewing her own clothes. Today, Beth has been quilting and teaching for decades. She's written several books on quilting, and been featured on Simply Quilts, Kaye’s Quilting Friends, and The Quilt Show with Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson. Beth also has her own pattern publishing company called Applewood Farm.
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