In this follow-up to her best-selling book English Paper Piecing, Vicki Bellino presents a collection of enticing new designs for quilters of all ages and skill levels. Expand your repertoire with a variety of shapes and add English paper piecing to quilts, table runners, and more Choose from 11 eye-catching items ranging from a tote and sewing-machine cover to wall and lap quilts Create relatively simple projects as well as more challenging designs
Vicki Bellino, author of the popular Bloom Creek Quilts, presents a delightful selection of English paper-piecing quilt patterns. Using gorgeous pieced elements as appliques, Vicki eliminates the tedium and opens up exciting new design options. Twelve inspiring quilt patterns, from a small quilt suitable for framing to larger wall hangings and bed quilts Beautiful English paper-piecing designs categorized by shape: hexagons, diamonds, pentagons, and Dresden wedges Shapes to make whole quilts, block elements, or appliques--great for scraps
Exploring the Fussy-Cut World of Precision Patchwork
Author: Florence Knapp
Publisher: Fons & Porter Books
In a sea of quilting project books, Flossie Teacakes' Guide to English Paper Piecing stands alone. Drawing together many disparate strands, this comprehensive guide offers up a deeper exploration of this precision patchwork craft, providing everything quilters need to know on a practical level to begin navigating fussy cutting and English paper-piecing (EPP). The most comprehensive guide to English paper piecing on the market today, including history of the craft, artist profiles, and more! Patterns for original rosettes on which to learn the practicalities of EPP are shown step-by-step, covering everything from templates, paper choice, magic mirrors, how to mock up layouts, glue/thread basting, and more. Finished examples exemplifying mastery of the skills learned in the book & unique secondary designs within the quilts that demonstrate the fussy cut and rosette piecing techniques. Flossie Teacakes' Guide to English Paper Piecing is not just a how-to text on English paper piecing. While any book on English paper piecing must cover the instructional aspects, Flossie Teacakes offers a softer, warmer approach, exploring the craft on a more tactile paper-and-fabric level and including stories and inspirations this wonderful craft. Author Florence Knapp explores of the craft over a series of interviews and a journey back in time. She captures the elements that make it so much more than a simple technique guide, giving meaning to the act of English paper piecing for those who are intrigued as well as to quilters who are already hooked. As if that isn't enough, there's icing on the teacakes in the form of original paper-pieced rosettes and show stopping quilt patterns included to practice and show off your EPP skills.
You’ll love these ten soft and pretty designs made with traditional hexagons, as well as squares, circles, pentagons, and other shapes. Learn the fundamentals of English paper piecing and needleturned appliqué to add to your repertoire of quiltmaking skills. Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced quilter, Sue’s teaching style will help you rediscover the joy of handwork.
English Paper Piecing beyond the Hexagon for Quilts & Small Projects
Author: Diane Gilleland
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
The key to perfect patchwork is getting all of the points to match up — which is no easy feat! Set yourself up for success with the rediscovered technique of English paper piecing. Using paper templates to guide your pattern, you can expertly fit your quilting shapes together before you even start sewing. All Points Patchwork takes you far beyond traditional hexagons and accommodates triangles, diamonds, octagons, and even curved shapes. Simple instructions for decorating clothing, bedding, and home decor open up astounding possibilities for quilters of all levels.
English paper piecing is a very common hand-piecing technique that uses paper shapes as foundations to accurately prepare patchwork pieces for joining. Each trimmed paper shape is basted, pinned or attached with fabric glue stick to the wrong side of a larger patch. Seam allowances are folded to the back at the paper edge and basted in place. The prepared, finished size shapes are then joined using a whipstitch through fabric folded edges. This book teaches how to do this beautiful but time consuming technique by machine. It greatly facilitates the procedure, allowing you to create beautiful paper pieced quilts in a fraction of the time!
Fat Quarterly Magazine co-founder Tacha Bruecher takes a fresh look at an old favorite—English paper-pieced hexagons—with current fabrics and settings for quilts, table toppers, and more. Modern and traditional designs are both featured, including rosettes, stars, and free form. Learn how to combine settings and how to creatively quilt hexagons. Projects are varied for any skill level or time commitment – make a few hexagons, make a few more, or make few hundred. Making the individual hexagons are perfect for modern quilters on the go; they are terrific stash busters (and stress busters) that take your priceless handwork from repetitive to remarkable!
The mother-daughter duo Linda Chaney and Laura Gerth make English paper piecing 3-D and ready for gift giving. Create structurally sturdy fabric containers using English paper-piecing methods. This mixed-technique and pattern book appeals to quilters, sewers, and crafters. Make elegant candleholders, vases, and heart- and star-shaped containers for your home or for gifts.
This book will guide crafters through all the steps of English Paper Piecing, starting with the basics. Readers will work their way through the humble hexagon, stars, curves, and more. The author shares her tips, techniques, and her preferred products to help quilters achieve great results and identify what to look for when choosing fabrics to fussy cut. The book has a range of patterns from simple smaller projects through to baby and full-sized quilts, offering something for all levels of experience.
A wonderful book for English Paper Piecing patterns. Discover hand piecing techniques and the various foundation materials that can be used. Eleven projects with great illustrated instructions for piecing hexagons, diamonds and jewel shapes. Soft cover, 130 pages.