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Thread: Also learning to paper piece.....

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    This is my first one. I made a few errors before I got it right. Guess I was overthinking it.

    Anyway, here it is: (I just grabbed random pieces of fabric, since I was practicing)
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    good job, it is fun too. I have a spinning star quilt started with pp, i only make a few blocks a year tho lol, so in about 5 years i will have it done...maybe :)

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    Great Job :thumbup: PP Is so much fun :lol:

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    Great job Sam!!

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    Good Job. I'm just starting to learn too. I think you did excellent for your first block.

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    Good work! It's not really hard at all once you get the hang of it. You kind of have to learn to think backwards, then it's easy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marjpf
    Good work! It's not really hard at all once you get the hang of it. You kind of have to learn to think backwards, then it's easy!

    I have trouble thinking forward too! :)

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    Awesome, I just learned paper piecing last month and is a blast!

    Have fun and like to see more photos of your cool blocks.

    Craftybear

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    You did fantastic! Keep going, it gets easier with each block you do! :D :D

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    Very nice, I like the pattern, haven't seen that one before.

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    That turned out great. I really need to try PP.

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    Welcome to the dark side. I am just learning to but it becomes addicting.

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    :thumbup:

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    Looks great to me!

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    I have read that either you love it or you hate it. Me? I am scared to death of it. I need a class I think as reading the instructions is not working for me. I bought the freezer paper.. I was geared to do it and the chicken in me came out and took over. I think you will do extremely well. THose point came out wonderfully.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ToucanSam
    This is my first one. I made a few errors before I got it right. Guess I was overthinking it.

    Anyway, here it is: (I just grabbed random pieces of fabric, since I was practicing)
    good job, Sam. I am, I am, I am going to do it!

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    where do y'all get patterns to make a pp quilt? are there books for that? Or online?

    btw, the block looks good. I've done a bit of pp & am intrigued by it. would like to do more.

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    Great job.

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    Hi, You did a great job! Isn't it amazing how the points turn out perfect? I took two classes on PP before I was brave enough to use it in a quilt. My first PP quilt was a Christmas quilt. After that I felt really brave and started a pattern called Drunkerds Path. I had alot of fun with it. It is now a WIP on the shelf waiting for me to get back to it. I seem to have a lot of those. Tee Hee!! I will post pics if I can get my DH to run the camera.

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    I love how sharp the points are with PP. But I don't do it often so every time I go to do it, I've got to get my brain twisted around it again. I'd love to do an entire quilt with PP blocks.

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    Great job, now on to the big quilt!!

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    Looks great. It is addicting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ToucanSam
    Quote Originally Posted by Marjpf
    Good work! It's not really hard at all once you get the hang of it. You kind of have to learn to think backwards, then it's easy!

    I have trouble thinking forward too! :)
    Yeah, me, too!!
    I am always asking "What on earth was I thinking at all?"

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    I have only done a couple of things paperpieced. One thing that helps me is I have a very small fluorescent light that I put under a large round "white/clear" Tupperware container, and use that as a lightbox for lining up the fabric with the lines. It helps.

    My recent little bird quilt paperpieced
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    great job, looks like you are hooked on paper piecing!

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