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  • Hand Piecing Project

  • I love to design my own quilt patterns and share them. I am a confessed lover of vintage and reproduction fabrics, my favorite thing to do is applique.
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Hand Piecing Project

Hello I have finally entered the hand piecing realm. I have been quilting for quite a few years now and although I dabbled with English paper piecing in my quilter beginnings, (and gave up I might add ) I have not tried this since. I have done alot of hand applique and quilting, stitchery etc but never hand piecing. I am loving it, there is a hand pieced project in the latest Better Homes and Gardens Patchwork and Quilting Mag. A small quilt with a star pattern and the hand piecing directions, so I thought why not, I love having something to work on at night while my husband surfs the TV channels. ( haha) Its also great to take along to quilting groups. My hand quilting project is still on the go and I must admit I do feel a little guilty about this but I have made a deadline and will try to do some work on this daily. ( Yeah right ) Well all that said here is a picture of the few stars I have pieced so far. [caption id="attachment_115" align="aligncenter" width="300"] My Hand Pieced Stars[/caption] Please excuse the pins in this pic as I set them up on my design wall for the photo. I am having so much fun revisiting my scrap bag. I look forward to your comments. Happy stitching Sharon
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Comments on this post (2)

  • Aug 03, 2016

    Hi Sharon

    Wonderful stars! I love “English Paper Piecing”, well, should I say … I am addicted to “English Paper Piecing”…hehe. I would love to have you join us at “QuiltCampus EPP Workshop” where we have online “English Paper Piecing” workshops all year around. We work with all kinds of shapes and make beginner to advance projects. If interested, you can visit our home page at
    Hope to see ya there. 8o)
    cindy aka MsDesigns

    — cindy

  • Aug 03, 2016

    Hi Cindy
    Thank you for your comment and invitation. Your quiltcampus sounds great, I might take you up on this one day soon.

    — sharon

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