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Paper Piecing Phanatics

This is a group for people who love to paper piece as well as for those who would like to learn how.

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Sites for obtaining paper pieced patterns

Started by Janet/MO. Last reply by Janet/MO Sep 5, 2014. 11 Replies

Here is a place where we can all list the names & websites of designers who make great paper pieced patterns.  1.  Carol Doak                                       …Continue

Newbie here

Started by Rebecca Sundberg. Last reply by Kay G. Aug 18, 2014. 6 Replies

Hi - I'm Rebecca and I love paper piecing.  I just discovered this group - is there room for one more member?  Will likely lurk a lot, and only contribute occasionally, but look forward to reading…Continue

papers you can use for paper piecing

Started by Janet/MO. Last reply by Patricia Jessop Feb 14, 2014. 26 Replies

I thought it would be a good idea to start listing the various types of paper that people use when they are paper piecing.  Personally I prefer newsprint over anything else.  I bought a case from…Continue

Carolyn Friedlander

Started by donalma shoust. Last reply by donalma shoust Feb 7, 2014. 5 Replies

Has anyone done the Carolyn Friedlander pattern for the wall hanging that has several large trees on a solid background?I haven't paper pieced in a while.Any suggestions or hints?

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Comment by Janet/MO on June 21, 2015 at 4:01pm

Sobana, I looked today and apparently the only way I could send you anything from EQ7 is if you also had the program.  Of course, if that was the case you would just print them yourself.  You might be able to just go in to a search engine and type in "pineapple quilt block" and find a pattern for them that way.

Comment by Janet/MO on June 20, 2015 at 7:55pm

Thanks Connie (I promise I won't say a word about the mug rug), Sobana & Debbi.  Sobana, I printed these off my own computer using EQ7.   

Comment by Debbi Lamb/AZ on June 20, 2015 at 1:40am

Janet - I love the pineapple blocks! They are so fun to make! And, paper piecing them ... so easy! 

Comment by Sobana Sundar on June 19, 2015 at 10:07pm

Janet do you have a link for the pineapple block - paper pieced of course. Looks great and I have never made one.

Comment by Connie/KS on June 19, 2015 at 11:17am

I paper pieced leaves for the mug rug swap I'm participating in. It was fun to do it again and didn't take me as long to catch on this time. Ssh.... Amanda and Janet....don't tell the others!

Comment by Janet/MO on June 19, 2015 at 8:25am

Thanks Amanda & Ally.  Years ago I bought a pineapple ruler that was supposed to make these blocks so easy to do. Most confusing thing I have ever tried to use so I was so happy when I became comfortable with doing paper piecing.  Each block took less than 30 minutes to make.  One of these days I'm going to make a bed sized quilt from pineapple blocks using only scraps.  Just won't promise when.  LOL

Comment by Ally Bryant on June 19, 2015 at 7:29am
Janet love the pineapple blocks, pp is my favourite. Have a pattern for a scrappy pp table runner, must get into my scraps they are beginning to take over.
Comment by Amanda Best on June 19, 2015 at 3:11am

Very pretty pineapples, Janet!

I haven't paper pieced since I made those first two Harry Potter blocks, way back in the beginning of the year, two blocks done out of 36, not very good results! Who knows if I will ever get back to that. 

Comment by Janet/MO on June 18, 2015 at 8:43pm

Gosh, this group has gotten so quiet again.  I just paper pieced 4 pineapple blocks for a row robin I'm in.  That is such an easy way to make that block.  Here is a pic of it:

Comment by Janet/MO on May 8, 2015 at 12:46pm

I keep telling myself to stop working on so many things at the same time, but then something grabs my attention & away I go.  I signed up for a needleturn applique' workshop through my guild for next Tues & haven't even started to gather up my supplies yet.  It is on a way to transfer the design to the background fabric w/out marking so it should be an interesting class.  

 

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