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Lone Star Sparkler- Helen Frost

  • Thursday, March 24, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Delta Marriott Hotel, 200 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201
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  • This is offered as a membership benefit for the 2021/2022 year
  • A daily membership to allow someone who is a non-AQG member to participate in event
  • Teacher and moderator slot to receive emails but not pay for class.

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Lone Star Sparkler with Helen Frost


An AQG 2022 Quilt Show Education Event. 

Quilters love the Lone Star! Come join us to make your own diamond dazzler with this great strip-pieced method. Learn precision cutting, pinning, sewing and pressing. You’ll receive a bonus “treat bag” of tools and aids that will help make the steps easier and more accurate. We’ll work on the star points in class followed by demonstrations for painless set-in seams and perfect mitered borders that will help you finish the quilt at home.

Thursday, March 24, 2022 

9:00 am - 3:00 pm (AZ)

Class: $45

Supply List: Lone Star Supply_AQG.docx.

  • Helen Frost's Bio:

Helen Frost considers herself a traditional quilt maker, preferring to explore the patterns of the past instead of inventing new ones. Her favorites are the Nine Patch, Sunshine & Shadow, and, of course, the Lone Star. These designs are traditional but the construction methods are anything but! She and her mother, Blanche Young, developed ground-breaking strip-piecing techniques for these patterns and more.
Helen is the co-author of several quilt books, including three  based on the Lone Star design. She is proudest of her contributions to the book Grand Endeavors: Vintage Arizona Quilts and Their Makers, the state quilt project book for Arizona. She teaches at quilt guilds and conferences across the country. Helen and her husband live in Tucson, AZ, and are the parents of four children. They were delighted to welcome their first grandson and granddaughter in 2020.

Class Limit: 20 registrants

Registration available until 3/22/2022

If you need more information email: Education@aqgmail.org

Log into your AQG account to register for this event  - cost $45!
Public can join as Member for a Day - cost $55

 Cancellation Policy:  The student must cancel on-line 5 days before the scheduled event to receive a credit to their account.  Refunds are not offered.  This credit can be used for future AQG events.  If you do not cancel prior to the 5 days, you will lose the payment for the event. Emails requesting cancellation are not acceptable.

Event is offered as part of your 2021/2022 Membership Benefit

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