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.
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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.