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Thread: I Luv pp now!

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    Super Member grma33's Avatar
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    For years I was a very frustrated ppiecer using reg printer paper, so I though I would give this tissue paper a try, I thought it would ruin my printer, well guess what it works great.
    I can see a big quilt in the future! :wink:
    If you haven`t tried it do!
    Gale

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    Paper Piecing Rocks!!!!!! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    Do we have pictures of what you are working on?

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    I love paper piecing and your hint may just make it more fun for others, too! Thanks for sharing!!

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    I really like it too, haven't tried the tissue paper...I didn't think it would feed through my printer :?

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    How do you run tissue paper through your printer? Is this special tissue that you find at Joann's or Hancock's?

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    The tissue I used was given to me by a teacher it is thin but does not rip.
    As to what I`m working on I just did 2 hearts as a test.
    Gale

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    My LQS is doing a paper pieced medallion quilt for their BOM starting in May. I'm really looking forward to learning this method

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    I love PP too, it takes a time to get into but once you get it your hooked.

    Thanks for the tip on tissue paper, would never have thought of that.

    Elle

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    I used regular printer paper to do a test of a mariner's star block. Then I got the paper piecing paper from Carol Doak and what a difference. It's thin paper, not quite tissue, but it holds up well and goes through the printer just fine. The regular paper one is so thick and bulky by comparison that I think I will do that first test one over on the thin stuff.

    I also got some "paper" that feels and looks more like an interfacing at JoAnn's. I like it much better than the thin stuff, it has a stiffness to it, but it is expensive.

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