Hot topic! Paper-piecing tips, part 2 (+ sale)

A Paper-Pieced GardenOur short series on paper-pieced quilts continues today with another great tip for you! Knowing how to cut out your fabric pieces to ensure they’ll cover the next piece of a pattern can be challenging—ask me how I know! I love this great tip from Maaike Bakker and Françoise Maarse from their book A Paper-Pieced Garden.

Quick tip--templates for paper piecing

Here’s a visual example of Maaike and Françoise’s tip:

Cutting templates for paper piecing

Quilter's Home: SummerOn sale this week only: Quilter’s Home: Summer by Lois Krushina Fletcher. It doesn’t get much more summery than watermelon, flip-flops, lemonade, beach balls, and picnic baskets! This super-fun paper-pieced design will conjure up summer for you whenever you need it—no matter what the weatherman says.

From Quilters Home: Summer
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How many projects have YOU paper pieced? Tell us in the comments!

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