English Paper Piecing

My machine is in the shop again. I have a back up sewing machine – I just got my daughter’s sewing machine fixed – but I decided that I want to start a project that I can take along with me when I go babysitting my grandson.

English Paper piecing is just that kind of project. I’ve done this type of paper piecing before (not to be confused with foundation paper piecing, which is a totally different monster, and can’t be done without a sewing machine.) So far, I’ve only¬†created some cool appliques to add quilt blocks.¬† Continue reading “English Paper Piecing”

Adding pizzaz with interesting boarders

I make a lot of quilts as presents. I’m in the middle of a quilt for my friends daughter. It’s an engagement present, that I hope to finish by the engagement party next week. I’m getting there.

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