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English Paper Piecing (otherwise known as EPP): The technique of folding fabric over paper templates and hand sewing together. The paper template makes sure that the blocks are accurate and makes it easier for angled pieces to fit together. This is not to be confused with Foundation Paper Piecing. Foundation Paper Piecing:This is where the…

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I don’t know about you, but I am completely ‘Easter-ed’ out so I thought I would do something a little bit different for April’s blog/pattern. Our household was very lucky to have received a number of beautiful spring themed Easter cards, which prompted me to think about a fabric postcard. I belong to the UKQU…

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English paper piecing (also known as mosaic piecing or just “EPP”) is becoming really popular at the moment. This is a very old technique which was used to make the wonderful 1718 coverlet, which you may have seen recently at the Festival of Quilts. From the Collection of the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles;…

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Yep, that was football and hexagons in the same sentence! If you have been really bored, you may have found out that a typical football consists of 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons. I say ‘typical’ football, as the older ones were made up of rectangular-ish shapes and the latest one used for the World Cup…

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Are you looking for a lovely long-term project to get stuck into over 2018, maybe something you can do in front of the TV or on a long journey? Have you heard of curved English paper-piecing? Let me introduce you to Sewmotion’s Curve Motion Medallion Quilt. Having made one too many hexagons, I started to…