New English Paper Piecing
Sue Daley –– Go beyond the hexagon • Introducing new techniques for English paper piecing that give this time-honored quiltmaking method a modern twist • Blend in appliqué elements for a fresh look...
A process guide to foundation paper piecing and pattern design
Turn your interest in foundation paper-piecing into a full-blown love affair. Learn about every stage of the process—from piecing technique to pattern design—in this comprehensive guide. Start with the basics of sewing on paper, then explore the author’s open-ended design exercises to create your own patterns or follow along with the author’s take to sew her graphic interpretations of the prompts. With an annotated overview of the author’s favorite FPP methods, countless tips, and over thirty paper-pieced quilt blocks plus seven design exercises to put your skills to the test, you’ll have the tools you need to thrive when confronted with any paper-piecing challenge!
• Build your piecing skills with over thirty graphic paper-pieced blocks inspired by everything from house plants to typography to surface pattern design techniques
• Learn how to translate your own reference images or sketches into FPP patterns
• Sharpen your pattern-design skills with choose-your-own-adventure style exercises
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