Today we're focusing on paper piecing, also known as foundation piecing . How did this technique get these names? Because you literally piece the block onto a foundation layer of paper or fabric. With paper pieced quilt patterns, you remove the paper once the block is complete. One paper-pieced block...
I have tried handwork of all kinds. Anything to do with needles and thread has been on my radar or in my project basket at one time or another. But every so often I discover something new. Scrappy Patchwork Pillow with English paper piecing by Joanna Wilczynska, from Modern Patchwork 2013. Several years...
When it comes to quilting and sewing a quilt, you have a lot of options. You can choose to use a free-motion motif, add straight lines for a modern appeal, or even use a digitized pattern if your machine has the option. Likewise, there are many options for piecing a quilt. I usually piece my quilts by...
16 Jan 2013
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