Quilting How-To Tutorial: English Paper Piecing [EPP]

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    If you like to hand piece or would like a small project to see if you like it, English Paper Piecing [EPP] might just be for you. This method of piecing allows you to piece together odd shapes with 100% accuracy. It’s also the perfect on-the-go project that you can pick up whenever you have a spare second. You, most likely, already have many of the items in your stash that you will need to start a new EPP project. We’ll go through the basics with you here..

      QUILTING BLOG CONTENTS [click to view]


      [1:25 minutes] Creating hexagon pieces
      [4:40 minutes] Best pins to use when paper piecing
      [6:04 minutes] Prepping your pieces
      [6:40 minutes] Tools for paper piecing – our recommendations
      [7:26 minutes] Traditional way of paper piecing – pros and cons
      [9:05 minutes] Another way of paper piecing – how to stitch around the corners
      [11:15 minutes] Advantages of the alternate concept of paper piecing
      [11:37 minutes] Paper piecing squares and diamonds – including tips for the corners
      [12:15 minutes] Putting your pieces together
      [12:19 minutes] Why we prefer silk thread
      [13:00 minutes] Why it’s best to leave paper pieces in the outside rows
      [13:40 minutes] Putting the paper pieces together – a step-by-step tutorial
      [14:33 minutes] Straight stitch vs diagonal / angled stitch [How to stitch a straight stitch so you will not see the stitches]
      [16:23 minutes] How to manage pieces that don’t line up
      [18:19 minutes] Another way to stitch pieces together
      [20:30 minutes] Using patterns to create your paper pieces [pattern by Missy Carpenter]
      [21:30 minutes] How-To: Other shapes to paper piece [diamonds and squares]


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