Paper Piecing

Learn how quilters use paper when piecing certain quilt patterns.

Basic Information About Paper Piecing (1 Video)

Learn about the difference between Foundation Paper Piecing (often referred to as Paper Piecing) and English Paper Piecing (often used for shapes requiring Y-seams).

paper piecing basic information

Foundation Paper Piecing

Intro (1 video)

paper piecing

 

Advantages vs. Disadvantages (1 video)

advantages and disadvantages

 

Paper Piecing Basics for Rectangles (4 videos)

 Supplies

Find out what supplies you will need if you want to follow along and make your own paper pieced blocks.

paper piecing supplies

 

Basic Positioning

Learn how to position your fabric on the paper pattern.

paper piecing positioning

 

Sewing #1 to #2

Now you are ready to sew!  Learn how to machine piece Fabric #1 and Fabric #2.

paper piecing sewing

 

Sewing #3 to #1

Learn how to complete your paper piecing pattern.

sewing

 

Paper Piecing Triangles (1 video)

Learn how to paper piece this Flying Geese block with triangles.

paper piecing triangles

 

Paper Piecing from the Center Out (1 video)

Learn how to piece a simple log cabin block from the center out.

paper piecing from the center out

 

Paper Piecing Long Thin Pieces (1 video)

Learn how to use paper piecing to improve your accuracy and get sharp points every time.

paper piecing long thin pieces

 

English Paper Piecing

Do you enjoy hand sewing?  English paper Piecing is a quilting skill that is easy to learn. It’s also a very mobile project that you can take with you to the doctor’s office, on plane rides, or ….

Hexagons (Coming Soon)

Learn how to paper piece the hexagon shape and then make a flower (Grandmother’s Flower Garden).

 

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