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Thread: My First Paper Piecing Piece !!

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    at first I was really intimidated, but then it started to click. was kind of fun, except I didn't remove all of the paper from the back. :oops: Left it to provide some 'stability'. :D

    and i forgot to put the hanging sleeve on the back. i was so anxious to get it done. it needs to be in new zealand for Christmas!


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    Congratulations! Its beautiful!!!

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    Thats lovely, cant believe its your first paper piece, I tend to use stitch and tear instead of paper and leave that in for stability. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAXIES2
    Thats lovely, cant believe its your first paper piece, I tend to use stitch and tear instead of paper and leave that in for stability. :)
    thanks ladies!

    actually, i used something called 'fundation'. it looks like webbing, but the smaller pieces still didn't want to tear out without pulling stitches.

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    How beautiful! You really mastered paper piecing. And believe me, I know how hard it is! LOL!

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    Yaaay! Fun, isn't it? I found that Christmas tree pattern too, and if it wasn't so big I would have made a lot of them this year. So I've got next years' projects lined up already :lol:


    I love your color choices. Great job!

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    You'll soon be addicted! I love your choice of xmas fabrics. Great job!
    :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    That really is cute. It really looks like you did an excellent job on your first effort at paper piecing. I think I'm going to have to give pp a try, I've seen so many wonderful things on here that are done with that method.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bj
    That really is cute. It really looks like you did an excellent job on your first effort at paper piecing. I think I'm going to have to give pp a try, I've seen so many wonderful things on here that are done with that method.
    i rented the carol doak paper piecing dvd from the local library. really helped give me a kik-start!

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    Very pretty, I've never done any pp before but will have to give it a try (after christmas)

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