Paper Piecing
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Precisely piece tricky shapes with paper piecing — explore methods for Foundation and English paper piecing.
Learn how fussy cutting and English paper piecing work together to create a stunning quilt.
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Learn essential paper piecing skills to create intricate blocks with ease!
Elizabeth Dackson
Elizabeth Dackson
Take a tour through time-saving English paper-piecing techniques, and learn why this portable process has become a quilting craze!
Helen Stubbings
Helen Stubbings
Even the most intricate quilts are easily within reach with these smart paper-piecing techniques!
Jacqueline de Jonge
Jacqueline de Jonge
Go beyond the hexagon and see how fussy cutting takes your piecing to the next level.
Helen Stubbings
Helen Stubbings
Discover paperless paper piecing, the must-have technique that eliminates the hassle of traditional methods to deliver incredible results!
Cristy  Fincher
Cristy Fincher
Shop Supplies
  • Everyone knows that black and white is the epitome of chic, but what about the shades in between? This Park Avenue fabric collection ushers greyscale into the Gilded Age with elegant prints that work with any home palette. Now in fabric by the yard!
  • Lightweight, flexible and soft, Warm & Natural's cotton batting can't be beat! Made from 87.5 % cotton fibers and 12.5% Polypropylene, each piece is needle punched to prevent tearing, shifting or migrating. Choose from a range of sizes, and use this high-quality batting for quilting, crafting and anything else you can dream up!
  • This collection of intricate hand-drawn prints was inspired by nature, perfect for breathing life into any project! Take your pick of cuts in a wide array of earthly prints and hues.
  • These royal rotary cutters are as cute as they are in high quality! Featuring a contoured handle for comfortable cutting, grooves to help prevent finger slippage and a 45mm blade, this radiant cutter is a must for your stash.
  • Step inside a garden of brilliant blooms! Soft and feminine, these fresh floral prints are blooming with color. Vibrant purple hues and natural green tones provide a popular palette that plays well with anything.
  • Ordinary rulers, step aside! Once you try Olfa Frosted Acrylic Ruler, now available in four sizes, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. These non-slip rulers make fabric cutting stable and safe, and each features bold numbering clearly visible on both light and dark fabric. Left- and right-handed users alike will enjoy using this ruler for quilting and crafting projects of all types, including squaring pieced blocks, cutting Fat Quarter pieces and creating templates for pillow tops and simple square patchwork designs.
  • Just like its musical namesake, the Boundless Rhapsody Batiks collection features a dynamic range of moods, colors, and tones. With Spark, there are bright warm tones accented with purple and blue details. With Harmony, there is a contrast of emerald jewel tones against strong pink hues.
  • Protect your work area and extend the life of your rotary blades with Olfa Rotary Mats! Choose from four sizes and enjoy the convenience of these handy mats, which feature bright yellow guidelines and a non-slip back to make cutting easier and safer.
  • Craftsy Pima Thread 50wt Spool 1200 Yards
  • Bring the outside in with an array of vivid hues inspired by nature — from light and bright to deep and dark.
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