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Paper Piecing Paradise

  • Briefly: Learn the fundamentals of paper piecing with a variety of blocks (10 included) then piece them together as shown in the sample or rearrange them for a completely different scene Read more
  • Type: E-books
  • ISBN: 978-0-473-63161-1
  • Author: Daphne Greig
  • Skill Level: beginners
  • Techniques: Paper Piecing
  • Tags: Ebook, foundation piecing, paper piecing

  • Regular price $19.99 USD
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    paper pieced paradise quilt made by Daphne GreigPaper piecing, foundation piecing, sew and flip, or whatever you call this method, using it will give you perfect blocks and no more chopped-off points! Within this ebook, Daphne will show you how to create your foundations, select and prepare your fabrics and how to sew perfect blocks every time.

    Did you know that even traditional blocks can be pieced this way; it is not just for small blocks or unusual blocks with sharp points. You can make the layout as shown in the sample or rearrange the blocks to create a sampler or a completely different scene.

    Includes 10 different templates. Along with this ebook comes an EQ7 file that includes all the blocks. You can download this from our website after purchase.

    This is a paper piecing starter ebook, suitable for beginners with basic quiltmaking skills.

    OUTLINE

    Part One

    • introduction
    • outline
    • supplies
    • choose a foundation material 
    • print out your foundation piecing designs 
    • set up your machine for foundation piecing 
    • foundation piece a cabin block, two flower blocks and a spiky greenery block 
    • use Add-a-Quarter™ rulers when foundation piecing

    Part Two

    • make multiples of a foundation 
    • speed up foundation piecing with pre-cutting 
    • foundation piece Uneven Log Cabin blocks 
    • chain sew when foundation piecing (and why you would want to)

    Part Three

    • you will learn how to foundation piece
      • crazy pieced tree blocks
      • blocks made up of two or more units

    Part Four

    • a design wall can help you decide on a layout for your quilt
    • to sew the blocks into rows
    • to sew the rows together
    • to sew a Flying Geese border
    • to add an inner border
    • to finish your wall hanging

    Fabric 

    100% cotton fabric, prewash, dry and iron before you begin. The picture will give you ideas on fabric choices.

    • Cabin Parts (these amounts are for one cabin): 
      • Roof: 7" x 4" 
      • Cabin: 6" x 4" 
      • Door: 2" x 4"
    • Sky (5 different non-directional fabrics): 1/4 yard of EACH fabric
    • Water (3 different watery fabrics): 1/8 yard of EACH fabric
    • Trees (4 leafy fabrics): 1/4 yard of EACH fabric
    • Grass (3 grassy fabrics): 1/4 yard of EACH fabric
    • Background (select a green that is lighter than all your tree fabrics): 1/2 yard
    • Tree trunks - brown wood-like fabric: 1/8 yard
    • Stars (2 gold fabrics): 1/8 yard of EACH fabric
    • Flowers (2 red or pink fabrics): 1/8 yard of EACH fabric 
    • Binding: 1/2 yard 
    • Backing: 1 yard

    Other Supplies 

    • cotton or cotton/poly batting, 32" x 34" 
    • 1 1/2 yards of foundation material or 1 package of EQ Foundation Sheets
    • neutral cotton piecing thread - I recommend a medium shade of gray
    • rotary cutter, mat, and 24" rotary ruler 

    Optional 

    Add-a-Quarter Ruler - 6" or 12" long 

    Question: Where do I find the download I purchased?
    As soon as you make a purchase, you are directed to a Thank You page which will have a link to download your pattern.
    We also email you the 'Thank You' to your email inbox which includes the link to download your pattern. Please check your spam/junk box if you do not receive this.
    Question: I'm having trouble downloading the pattern, is there anything I should do?
    Yes, the most important thing to do is turn off any popup blocker. Popup blockers prevent the download window from being seen by you, yet we will not know about it so each time you try, it will appear to us that you have attempted to download the pattern.
    Here is a full list of things to try:
    • Ensure that no pop up blockers are enabled
    • Ensure you are using a stable connection - wifi is better than phone data
    • Clear your cache and cookies
    • Try a different web browser, as well as private windows to rule out any browser issues
    • Ensure the web browser is up to date and that the latest device software is up to date
    • Try another device, like another computer, tablet, or mobile phone
    Question: What if I exceed my download tries?
    Don't fear, we will always make sure you receive your purchased pattern. If your download link expires, simply email us and we will send you a new link.