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  • Re: paper piecing books

    I enjoy paper piecing now that I have the hang of it. I've done a couple of kids quilts and a small wallhanging. I have Jodie Davis' Backyard Birds paper piecing book and am looking forward to making a quilt from her patterns. One of the things I like about p.p. is being able to use up all those...
    Posted to Off Topic (Forum) by Sandy H. on Thu, Mar 3 2011
  • Re: Paper Piecing

    Joy I have used printer paper but don't like it. It is harder to tear away in my opinion. If you want to do paper piecing I highly recommend getting a package of Carol Doak's paper piecing paper. It tears away very easily and goes thru the printer just like printer paper. I think you will be...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Wed, Jan 12 2011
  • Re: Paper Piecing

    I didn't care for the stickiness of freezer paper while paper piecing. I just used plain old copy paper. I shortened my stitch length and didn't have any problems. When I get home I will take a pic of what I made it had LOTS of TINY pieces in it!!! I used copy paper because I used my printer...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Rhonda Laws on Wed, Jan 12 2011
  • Re: Paper Piecing

    Yes...they do! They have some you can leave in your project...stays soft or some that will wash is a link to I don't recommend this website it is just the first place I found them both in the same location just an FYI for y'all (of course this might be a great website too...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Rhonda Laws on Tue, Jan 11 2011
  • Re: Paper Piecing

    Robin The primary school writing paper is a perfect tip to use for paper piecing. I have tried several brands and my favorite is the Carol Doak's paper. And it is basically the primary writing paper. When I have used all of the package that I have I will definitely be looking for the writing paper...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Mon, Jan 10 2011
  • Paper Piecing

    Watching Fons & Porter last night prompted me to write this post. Jodie Davis guess stared with Liz - Jodie made paper piecing look so easy. Is it? I have never tried, but now I have the itch to learn. Suggestions? Thoughts? Ideas? Thanks everyone!
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Joy on Mon, Jan 10 2011
  • Eagle Foundation Pattern: Instructions right or wrong?

    Hello quilters! I'm making a Quilt of Valor, and I need a little help with an eagle! In the book "Go Wild with Quilts Fourteen North American Birds and Animals", the piecing order instructions on page 81 are as follows: I printed out the major sections on 3 separate pieces of paper. The...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by funnybroad on Mon, Nov 15 2010
  • Re: QCA Members: We need your help!

    Blocks: Log Cabin, 9 patch, crazy, rail fence, bear paw, paper pieced, pinwheels, hst's, friendship star, flying geese, sawtooth star, ohio star, scrappy, snail's trail, applique of almost kind. Fabric: Cotton,cotton/poly blend, batiks, floral, stripes, solids, dots, almost any pretty design...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Edna on Tue, Sep 21 2010
  • Re: Paper Piecing

    Nancy Where did you order your paper from....It seemed like the website was wholesale only. Just wanted to make sure before I try ordering.
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Sat, Feb 27 2010
  • Re: Paper Piecing

    Priscilla I like the Schmetz brand sewing machine needles. I usually use the 90/14 for my piecing but someone mentioned trying using the needle made for jeans which is larger and of course makes a bigger hole in the paper. Well I didn't have any of the Jeans needles but I have a whole pack of the...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Fri, Feb 26 2010
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