Tag Archive: paper piecing

Nov 28

Books on Monday – The Quilter’s Paper-Piecing Workbook

W elcome to the fourth Friday in November edition of Books on Monday. Today we are looking at Elizabeth Dackson’s book, The Quilter’s Paper-Piecing Workbook: Paper Piece with Confidence to Create 18 Gorgeous Quilted Projects.  The first link below is for the paperback version. The second link is the Kindle version. And, of course, both …

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Aug 08

Books on Monday – Learn to Paper Piece

Happy Second Monday in August! This week we are looking at a book I wish I’d had when I was first trying to learn to paper piece. I had such a hard time figuring it out, even watching videos and reading countless tutorials had me flustered. I managed to complete that first paper pieced project, …

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Sep 28

Books on Monday – 300 Paper-Pieced Quilt Blocks

Yes, I am just barely making it on Monday here in the Eastern time zone! It’s been a busy day. Plus, I had to look at some of my older books because apparently I have no new quilt books to review. Sigh. Okay, let’s get to it. Today’s book is 300 Paper-Pieced Quilt Blocks by …

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Jan 05

Books on Monday – A Paper-Pieced Garden

Books on Monday is back! For our first book of the new year, we are looking at A Paper-Pieced Garden: 27 Mix-and-Match Blocks Plus Unique Quilts by Maaike Bakker and Francoise Maarse. We all know that I have been avoiding appliqué for years! Well, some of the paper-pieced flowers in this book can protect me …

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Aug 29

Looking Forward to the Weekend

Well, Labor Day weekend looms close by and I have some exciting plans for said weekend. First, lovely eldest daughter will be back in town to visit (mostly because her best friend since 3rd grade will be in town from England and they haven’t seen each other in person in over a year) and to …

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Aug 07

Bits and Paper Pieces

I made a rehearsal block for a big project I’m thinking of doing. It kind of looks like this: Once I put a small border on it, it should be about an 18″ (finished) medallion. And, no, these are not the colors at all. I was just playing with some scraps. I doubled the size …

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Jul 29

Books on Monday – Carol Doak’s Creative Combinations

Today we are looking at Carol Doak’s Creative Combinations: Stunning Blocks & Borders from a Single Unit by (not surprisingly) Carol Doak. Although you don’t see anything in the title (other than Carol Doak’s name) to alert you to the fact, this is definitely a paper piecing book. It also has a huge bonus – …

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Jul 22

Books on Monday – Paper Piecing Perfect Points

Today’s Books on Monday Feature is Paper Piecing Perfect Points: 13 Fabulous Quilt Patterns by Debby Kratovil. (Yes, the following link is an Amazon Affiliate link.) (And, yes, we did have a wedding this past weekend, but I’m scheduling this four weeks in advance so I don’t miss a Monday. You’ll have to wait for …

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Jul 11

Slow Quilting Reflections

Sandy at Quilting for the Rest of Us did a series of Monday posts called “Slow Quilting Monday” for a few months. I think I was a bit confused about the need for such a series of posts and confused about why I was confused! Then it struck me just recently that most of my …

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Jul 03

Quick Question

Am I very terrible if I take today to get the next hand quilting project of my own (FQS 2009 Designer Mystery BOM) pressed, layered and on the frame instead of working on the church top? (Look at me avoiding the church top!) I really would like to have something of my own available so …

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