English Paper Piecing has certainly made a comeback and quilters everywhere have taken to this long-time favorite technique with incredible passion. Hexagons continue to be the favorite shape to work with and traditional Grandmother's Flower Garden quilts abound. read more »
I confess: I'm an EPP junkie. If you're not one yourself, you might ask what EPP stands for. English Paper Piecing. And that's what these little beauties are all about. If you're hesitant about starting a large hand-pieced project, try your hand at this technique with one, two, or all these little coasters. read more »
Here's another fun project for all you EPP lovers! For this one dig through all your COC fabric scraps and start making little piles of hexagons. Then choose the color scheme you would like to use for the trees - scrappy is great! As all EPP projects, this is a great one to work on because of it's portability! read more »
Need ideas to use up scraps left over from all those lovely Christmas projects? Think English Paper Piecing! Collect hexagons in your favorite color scheme and work on this project whenever you have time. Before you know it, you'll have this fun tablerunner ready to use! read more »
Sometimes it's fun to add a little twist to a traditional design. In this little ornament, alternate fabrics and add beads for a fun effect! read more »
Have some fun with the most common shape used in English Paper Piecing: the hexagon! read more »
Believe it or not, this little beauty measures about 1.5." True, you could make it bigger, but it's charm lies precisely in its size. And in the use of only two fabrics. read more »
Are you addicted to English Paper Piecing? How about trying out a broader variety of shapes - no hexagons in this project! Additionally, who says Christmas has to be red and green? Dare to be different and go wild with purple! read more »
English Paper Piecing is not just about hexagons! Try your hand with squares and triangles in this cute, country-style mat and take your EPP to another level!
Delicate and simple. Use soft creams or tans as the backdrop for this elegant candle mat. Add some lovely handquilting in contrasting thread and you qill have a winner!