Tag: paper piecing

Chromascope Quilt Block Tutorial

Alexandra Ledgerwood of Teaginny Designs shows you how to make this modern, paper pieced variation of the traditional kaleidoscope block. She has the full PDF Chromascope Quilt Pattern for sale with lots of additional details, but her tutorial provides you with everything you need to make one quilt block (including the paper foundation templates!)…

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#lovewinshearts Quilt Block Pattern + Tutorial

The Supreme Court ruling in June recognized same-sex marriages throughout the United States, and inspired #lovewins happiness throughout social media. We’re still smiling! Amy from Badskirt designed the #lovewinshearts block to celebrate this victory for equality. We have a free pattern and tutorial, and we hope you make a block (or an entire quilt) to celebrate with us!

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How to Make Your Own Paper Pieced Designs

Carley Biblin from Making It Up as I Sew Along is back to show you how to make your own paper pieced designs! Start with a geometric coloring book or look online for easy geometric shapes. All you need are a few simple tools, Carley’s easy how-to and an adventurous, creative spirit!

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Scrappy Flower Coaster Tutorial

Diane Gilleland of CraftyPod has a new book out next week! All Points Patchwork takes you beyond hexies to English paper piecing with diamonds, triangles, octagons, pentagons, curved-edge shapes and more. Download your free PDF excerpt from the book about basic EPP sewing techniques, then have fun with Diane’s Scrappy Flower Coaster Tutorial. You can also comment for a chance to WIN All Points Patchwork

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Icicle Star Paper Pieced Block

To celebrate her new Start Foundation Paper Piecing class and to get you excited about paper piecing Elizabeth designed this Icicle Star, a festive foundation paper pieced block with both 6” and 12” finished block templates. You can download the PDF and use the block for any size project, from table runners and pillows to quilts!…

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Slow Sewing: Hexie Diamond Pillow

We’ve enjoyed every chapter of Diane’s exciting, passionate sewing journey at CraftyPod; right now she’s “deep into plastic canvas and English paper piecing” so we asked her to join our Slow Sewing series with an EPP (English paper piecing) project. Stitch those chilly nights away with Diane’s Hexie Diamond Pillow…

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Sketch Book Cover

This Sketch Book Cover from Charise of Charise Creates features a paper pieced pencil, a little embroidery and a pocket too! Designed to fit a standard Moleskine notebook, these would make lovely gifts…

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Visions of Acoma Paper-Pieced Quilt

Afton Warrick from Quilting Mod has a free paper pieced quilt pattern for you! This Visions of Acoma design includes all of the pattern pieces for you to download, plus step-by-step instructions. Afton lives in the southwest and was influenced by traditional Acoma design.

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Ringo Pie Bee ~ Interview with Ayumi + Penny

We’ve been absolutely blown away by the creative, gorgeous paper piecing in Ringo Pie, a Patchwork Sewing Bee, dreamed up and facilitated by Ayumi of Pink Penguin and Penny from sewtakeahike. Enjoy our interview with Ayumi and Penny as we kick off a week devoted to paper piecing!

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Hand-Piecing by Jennifer of Moving Hands

Have you ever seen a quilt block that looked different, perhaps a bit more complex than usual, or even simple, but with inset seams or curves? Did you wonder how the person made it, or how she had the patience to finish it? Most likely, you were looking at a hand-pieced quilt…

Learn more in this article from Jennifer of Moving Hands. Hand-pieced bright star detail from a show quilt, photo by Jennifer.

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