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Weekend Makes: English Paper Piecing

Weekend Makes: English Paper Piecing teaches this traditional patchwork & quilting technique with a stylish collection of 25 simple projects for homewares and gift items. English Paper Piecing (EPP) is a hugely popular form of quilt-making that originated in England in the 1700s.  It is a method of hand-piecing using a variety of paper templates to create an accurate mosaic-style pattern with a variety of fabrics.   Beginner quilters will love the opening step-by-step instructions, while advanced sewers will enjoy using their existing skills to learn a new technique and create beautiful patchwork from a variety of interesting shapes including diamonds, triangles & clam shells as well as the traditional hexagon. Complete information on tools & equipment plus reusable templates and modern life-style photography give clear instructions for the construction of each project.   The patterns are ideal for using up left-over fabrics, with a variety of colors and patterns throughout. Projects include: Brooch, small basket, tea cozy, notebook cover, cushion tote bag, tablet storage.