Tag Archives: English paper piecing

Scraps Quilt 2

This is Scraps Quilt 2, which will be a gift and should be finished by the end of the year. This one will be very slightly different from Scraps Quilt 1: This time it’s 7″ blocks. I didn’t like the … Continue reading

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It’s finally happened…

The ‘I’m going slightly mad’ block: Totally, completely mad. Bonkers. But I like it.

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65 blocks

The pile is growing. Many of these are made with lovely gifts from Serena. I’m calling this one the Serena block, since it features the block (the very, actual one!) made for her piecing tutorial here: And I really like … Continue reading

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more blocks

More scraps blocks complete; I don’t know how many I have now, but still nowhere near enough. There are another 20 or so prepared for this week’s evenings. It’s very satisfying to complete each part of this jigsaw. I’m calling … Continue reading

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on the starting blocks

Progress on the olympian patchwork event is surprising even me. You’ll remember that this is one of my strategies for reducing the scraps pile: 8″ square blocks, English paper piecing. I thought I’d made about 15, and when I counted … Continue reading

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A Winter Moon

I think that’s what I’m calling this quilted landscape piece. In between the lines on the landscape beneath, I’m working a little on the moon up above: This is a circle (about 15″ or so in diameter) I pieced a … Continue reading

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the scrap heap

This is the year I really must Do Something with the Scraps. A lot of my fabric collection exists in only very tiny pieces, which is why I end up doing so much patchwork. I keep tiny scraps in clear … Continue reading

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Patchwork puzzle

Of course, it all went together perfectly well in the end: But next time I really must remember to write a plan of what goes where. If you’re piecing anything complicated, it’s always a good idea to make two versions … Continue reading

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English paper piecing

Just thought I might write a little today about the process of English paper piecing, following a couple of enquiries last week. This is my favourite kind of patchwork, although it does take longer than piecing without paper. It requires … Continue reading

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