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Tutorial: How to Paper Piece (the lazy way)

I’ve been meaning to write this paper-piecing tutorial for aaaaaages. I love to paper piece (or foundation piece, depending on your side of the pond). No, not little paper hexies sewn painstakingly by hand, but rather sewing fabric to paper to achieve a level of accuracy very difficult to achieve in traditional piecing. Most often I […]

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Conversion Project: Castle Wall Pattern PDF Now Available!

Man, I’m really cranking out the patterns in 2014! My goal is to make 12 total conversion patterns, and this one is #6, technically. (I don’t count fire star, it’s just a variation of ice star.) So a few weeks ago on Sew, Mama, Sew Amy from Badskirt shared how to make some glorious Castle Wall […]

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Conversion Project: Caesar’s Crown PDF Pattern Now Available!

I LOVE THIS PATTERN. That is all. I did my mockup with Catnap, obviously because one must. Mom made the tester for me, and she used a bit of Indian Summer and Les Amis. They turned out to go really well together! The original Caesar’s Crown pattern is technically curved around the star in the […]

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And here's my original mock up from EQ7. Pretty spot on!

Bethlehem Star/Dutch Rose PDF Pattern available!

Just a quick but fun-fulled update this morning. I’ve been doing some research, and I feel that I can safely release my Bethlehem Star/Dutch Rose paper pieced conversion pattern for you all to download. 😀 This is a traditional pattern that was first published in the 1930’s, recently made popular again under another name. Here’s […]

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