Online class with Helen Stubbings

English Paper Piecing: Beyond the Basics

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Go beyond the hexagon and see how fussy cutting takes your piecing to the next level.

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Helen Stubbings is a passionate stitcher and pattern designer. She owns and operates Hugs 'n Kisses, a pattern and teaching business, and Pattern Pres...Read more

Lessons (6)

The Basics
1. The Basics
Meet Helen and start with a brief overview of English paper piecing. Helen shares a few ways to prepare your templates and fabric pieces. Then she goe...Read more
23min
Fussy Cutting
2. Fussy Cutting
Learn how to maximize the visual impact of your fabric by fussy cutting: deliberately cutting specific areas of fabric to feature each shape. Understa...Read more
14min
Hexagon Motifs
3. Hexagon Motifs
Dive into your project, starting with hexagon motifs. Helen shows you how to efficiently sew smaller units together, and rotate focal units as desired...Read more
20min
Center Motif
4. Center Motif
See how to glue kite units and sew them together to create a six-point star. Build on this shape to create several more motifs, including the center o...Read more
14min
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Taught by

Helen Stubbings is a passionate stitcher and pattern designer. She owns and operates Hugs 'n Kisses, a pattern and teaching business, and Pattern Pres...Read more