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Old 10-12-2016, 11:23 AM
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Funny, it says void but my mind read it as good. Oh well, my question is - what kind of paper piecing? My first thought was English Paper Piecing, but suppose you wanted the one you use the papers to sew on. Good luck - there are a lot on nice ones out there.
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Old 10-12-2016, 01:12 PM
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That should say 'good' paytern.
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Old 10-12-2016, 01:13 PM
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Good pattern.
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Old 10-12-2016, 03:24 PM
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I had never done paper piecing - and then someone on this board started a group to do Carol Doak's 50 stars. Probably not the best beginner project, but I learned a lot doing Carol's method. Though I quickly switched to taking the paper off before sewing sections together, and that is how I do all my paper piecing now.

The nice thing about Carol's book, she gives sizes to cut the pieces, so you don't have to try to figure that out yourself.
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Old 10-12-2016, 05:03 PM
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Ah, yes. Gotta love auto correct.
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Old 10-13-2016, 03:15 AM
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As my granddaughter would say "is that a real thing?" Spell check is quite confusing. Thinks it's soo smart.
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Old 10-13-2016, 03:53 AM
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I love paper piecing and Carol Doak has a really good one in her book - "Teach me to Paper Piece". You might see if her online store has the book because she's closing it and everything is discounted. The pattern she teaches you is a very cute heart miniature quilt. That was one of the first quilts I did. It's fun and you end up with a cute little wall hanging.
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Old 10-13-2016, 05:17 AM
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if you are just starting PP get one of Carol Doak's book, as some one else said she is the queen and gives very good instuctions. I was fortunate enough to atten one of her classes yrs ago
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I signed up for a paper piecing class with Craftsy and I love it. I have paper pieced before but I always ended up wasting so much fabric because I didn't allow enough fabric to cover the 1/4" seam allowances.
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I love love paper piecing. It is a great way to get perfect points every time. Carol Doak is awesome. I did one of her 50 paper pieced stars as my first ever quilt. I had sewn for years. I made 48 of her stars in my first quilt. My avatar is her 50 stars quilt. I did it several years ago with the group on here. I am hooked. I am eyeing a Jacqueline De Jonge quilt right now. She has a new one out on November 2 called Infinity.
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