Sew a spectacularly scrappy Lone Star quilt: tutorial (video) 🌟📹🌟

Ah, the Lone Star quilt—it’s a design that many quilters have made, want to make, or wish they could make but might be afraid to try.

Sherbet Stars Lone Star quilt
Sherbet Stars by Lissa Alexander from
Oh, Scrap!

Well, whether you have made, want to make, or wish you could make a Lone Star quilt, Oh, Scrap! author Lissa Alexander is here to cheer you on! Her exquisite Sherbet Stars quilt (above) is a fan favorite—you can see why 😍—and she recently shared with us the piecing and pinning tricks she used to sew her star-studded design.

Sherbet Stars Lone Star quilt

Learn how with Lissa in the video below—including her secret for making Lone Star blocks extra scrappy:

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Love that scrappy strip-piecing trick. Pure genius.

If you’re going gaga over Sherbet Stars, we know you’re going to adore Lissa’s other quilts from Oh, Scrap! too:

Plus Marks the Spot quilt
Plus Marks the Spot—see Martingale content director Karen’s version

Firecrackers quilt

Splendid Scraps quilt
Splendid Scraps

Surrounded quilt

See seven more quilts from Oh, Scrap! here.

Lissa packed up the surplus of scraps she had left over after writing her best-selling book and sent them to us—so we could send them to TWO of YOU!

These scrappy bags are full of snippets of fabric from Lissa’s awe-inspiring quilt, Awesome Land:

Awesome Land quilt

Two of you will have the chance to make Awesome Land too, with Lissa’s scraps to get you started and a copy of Oh, Scrap!

Oh, Scrap!To enter the drawing, tell us:

What kind of scraps make up more of your stash:

  • Strips and squares.
  • Triangles and rectangles.
  • I have no idea what most of the shapes I have are called!

Share your answer in the comments to be automatically entered into the drawing. We’ll choose two random winners one week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good luck! And if you’re ready to start your own Lone Star quilt or any quilt from Lissa’s book, purchase Oh, Scrap! at our website and you can instantly download the eBook for free.


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