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”

Paper and Paper Piecing

I started a new quilt yesterday. Well I sort of started the quilt yesterday, I think that you could really say that I started it over a week ago. Yesterday is the day that I did my first cut and stitch.

I really enjoy paper piecing. It’s sort of like a coloring book that you do with sewing. You just sew by number.

The preparation of the paper can be no fun, but I think that I found a way to make it simpler and less time consuming. Continue reading “Paper and Paper Piecing”