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English Paper Piecing Group


English Paper Piecing Group

This age old technique is making a huge comeback. It’s addictive and beautiful!

Members: 416
Latest Activity: yesterday

Join this group to help each other along with this fun and creative art form. Here is Vicki Bellino’s free tutorial to get you started. No purchase is required, but here is one of Vicki’s kits that feature paper piecing.

1. Timeframe: this is an ongoing group with no defined end time.
2. If you are not a member of our Quilt with Us Community yet, click the "Signup and Join" box in the upper-right corner. Once you're a member, you will see a green plus sign and a link to "Join English Paper Piecing Group" in the upper-right of the group page. Clicking on the link will allow you to join this Quilt Along.
4. Post questions, project feedback, and pictures of your progress.
5. Cheer on your fellow quilters as you go!

Discussion Forum

GFG updates

Started by Sobana Sundar. Last reply by Jody Davis-Wood on Thursday. 86 Replies

half inch hexies

Started by leah anderson. Last reply by leah anderson on Thursday. 6 Replies

Piecing my first log cabin block...

Started by Yanic A./Quebec Canada Jan 13. 0 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by Rosarita(Vilma) yesterday

So far, I have re-cut my hexies to 1", a total of 529 hexies. Now it is time to punch a hole on them.  I have cut some Asian print fabrics into 2.5 squares. 

Comment by DJ Street on Thursday

Darlene, I love your red/white quilt.   I just may 'steal' that idea and do something similar.  I would might get it done before my 100th birthday if I do something more like that.  Rather than trying to do a whole quilt with hexies. 8-)

Comment by Janis B / OH on Thursday

Rosarita, I too punch a hole in the middle when I cut my own hexis. It makes it so much easier to get them out and I don't stitch through the paper. Just baste the fabric.

Comment by Rosarita(Vilma) on Thursday

Darlene, I love the way you did the border on this red and white quilt.  

I am re-cutting the paper templates I bought from Paper Pieces and have been saving the magazine inserts for future use.  GF use file folders from dollar stores and she put a punch hole in the middle of the paper, so she can easily pop it out with a crochet hook.  So I am putting a hole on mine too.  

Comment by Sobana Sundar on Thursday

Oh so beautiful Darlene

Comment by Jody Davis-Wood on Thursday

I have the accu quilt die cutter and they just came out with a die for 1-1/2 inch hexies it cuts the papers on one half and the fabric on the other half and you can actually use old business cards for the paper pieces. So when you run the die through the machine it cuts both the fabric and papers. I have not tried it yet but the video sure made it look nice so I picked one up at the wholesale house. The reply cards would also work.

Comment by Darlene Bass/Northern Alberta on Thursday

Thanks, Leah.  The picture shows one of the larger hexagon flowers as being quite light but really it is not .  Must be the way the light hit it.  I did not notice it in the original picture. 

Comment by leah anderson on Thursday

Darlene your quilt is very pretty.

Comment by Darlene Bass/Northern Alberta on Thursday

Several months ago I shared that I was making red and white hexagons to make this quilt top.  I finally have the top finished.

Comment by leah anderson on Thursday

I also use the post cards that come in magazines. They seem to work great for me. I also found that the paper rolls in wrapping paper works well too.


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