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ice star

The Conversion Project – ICE STAR (With free downloadable pattern!)

Okay I seem to have moved beyond traditional pattern conversion into pattern design. *shrug* What can I say, I love it! This pattern is a modification of the Fusion Star pattern I shared earlier this week. I just added another couple of chevrons and Bob’s your uncle! I did originally have more complicated corner pieces, […]

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waterfront park

Convert the Traditional “Memory” Block for Paper Piecing

Hello all! Here’s my video tutorial for converting the Memory quilt block for paper piecing using Quilt Assistant. If you have questions just post a comment here or contact me via email. Just to jog your memory (hahahaaa) here’s what the block looks like. And if you really REALLY want to just skip to the […]

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fireworks

Update on converting traditional patterns to paper piecing – FIREWORKS

A couple of weeks ago I posted my video tutorial on converting traditionally pieced patterns to paper pieced patterns. I also mentioned on that post that it would work well with Thimble Blossom’s Fireworks quilt, and of course with the Marcelle Medallion quilt pattern. Well, this weekend I actually converted the Fireworks block, and in […]

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Tutorial: Convert standard piecing templates into paper-piecing templates

Recently it was suggested that I write a tutorial on how to convert a traditional standard piecing template for a quilt block into a paper-pieced template. You might want to do this if the quilt block in question has lots of weird shapes or Y-seams (aka set-in seams). The block we’re going to work with […]

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