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Thread: Learning to Paper Piece

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    Learning to Paper Piece

    A good friend kept telling me I should try paper piecing. I have to admit that I was scared, BUT I finally gave in. Here's what I got so far.....

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    Welcome from Northern California. These are awesome. Can't wait to see what you do next. Thanks for sharing. BrendaK
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    ....and now you can't stop, right?!!! It can be a lot of fun and even addicting because you can make such amazing things using the paper piece method!

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    I am looking forward to seeing the finish quilt. Your blocks are awesome.
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    They are pretty spectacular blocks - looking forward to seeing them made up.

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    And these are your firsts?? Wow. Can't wait to see more....

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    Wow!! You just jumped in with both feet, didn't you? These are gorgeous! WTG!
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    Great blocks! I have yet to try it myself and love the blocks that can be made that way.
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    You sure did beautiful work with these you made. I think you have the hang of it for sure.
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    Awesome job!!

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    They all look wonderful. You will be hooked on paper piecing from now on. I love to paper piece to .

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    terrific job... they look great
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    You did an awesome job, my problem with paper-piece is that you do everything backwards and I have trouble doing backwards, Just fininshed a quilt of paper piece tho took me two years to do!

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    What beautiful blocks, but you didn't say how you learned to do paper piecing. I've always wondered.

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    wow-they are wonderful.I am scared to try-your 1st attempts are awesome
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    Great blocks!

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    Very nice never would have known it was your first ones.

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    I have been paper piecing for well over 20 years and I still love it. It does take awhile but it is something that can become a take along project to anywhere. Those projects are what I take when I visit my children or just sitting in the evening because I have to be doing something with my hands. I just cannot sit down and watch TV so this is usually what I do. I have several PP quilts in the process. Good luck and keep on. Your blocks are gorgeous and look perfect. Please be sure to share pics of the finished quilt when it is finished, I am sure it will be a work of art.
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    once you start, you find you are addicted. great job so far

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    they are all soooo beautiful!!!
    So many quilts, so little time :-)

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    The friend that had been telling me I should try paper piecing tried explaining the technique to me. I had her explain it SEVERAL times but as watched alot of youtube videos. This same friend always tells me that I always seem to jump in with both feet as well so I guess when it comes to this, that is a good thing. I have not decided yet what I will make with all the blocks. So far they are all hanging on my bedroom wall (I still have a stack I want to try out).
    Tammy K

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    They are all very pretty. You did a great job - keep it up and soon you'll have a quilt!

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    Gorgeous blocks!
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    and you now have perfect points
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    Great start.....can't wait to see the finished products!

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