Looking to challenge yourself with a new quilting technique this autumn? Ever wanted to learn how to piece a Feathered Star block, but might have been too intimidated to attempt it? Look no further, as Marsha McCloskey, ‘Feathered Star Aficionado’ and Clothworks designer, has teamed up with the online learning site, Craft U, to teach a class on her expert techniques in piecing the gorgeously complex Feathered Star block.
If you’re not familiar with the Craft U website, it’s a site where you can sign up and attend online courses and web seminars taught by expert instructors in various craft fields: quilting, sewing, needlework, and knitting, are just some to name a few. Craft U fits in perfectly for folks with hectic schedules, as upon sign-up & payment of your course, you can have access to your class at anytime via computer, tablet, or smartphone, and learn at your own pace!
In Marsha’s Feathered Star Quilting Techniques on Craft U, she’ll share her valuable quilting knowledge, as well as the following:
- Learn how to accomplish the intricate piecing of the Feathered Star quilt block
- Learn how to draft your own patterns, and how to make size & design adjustments to them
- Learn precision and accuracy with your piecing and cutting
- Learn how to perfect your machine piecing
And if you’re looking for Marsha’s fabric, head to Clothworks to stock up on current and future releases by her. Marsha’s fabric designs offer a traditional approach well suited for her ornate Feathered Star block designs. Be sure to stock up on her Everything Blue II, the encore collection to the extremely popular & out-of-print Everything Blue, before it disappears!
Keep update on all of the Feathered Star news at Marsha’s website , too!