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Here are three quilts from Fall Paducah 2019 QuiltWeek contestants that feature Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP).

It has a groove that locks onto your seam so that you can neatly and accurately trim fabric to 1/4″. I have no experience personally of foundation or paper piecing (other that over templates) BUT at my quilt group we are doing a Dear Jane and the French ladies are all hand … In foundation paper piecing, you are constantly trimming fabric to a 1/4″ seam allowance. Paper piecing can be used for More … My preference is Papers for Foundation Piecing because it’s so easy to remove. Below is links to free paper piecing patterns I have designed or used to make quilts on this site. It is the method of sewing fabrics to paper (or muslin or other stabilizers) to create intricate shapes or details in quilt blocks. There is a fascinating tool out on the market especially for foundation paper piecing called Add-A-Quarter Ruler that you might prefer to use!


Just click on the picture of the pattern you are interested in and it will take you directly to the pattern, either on this site or on outside sites. Vellum is too expensive for paper piecing (for my budget at least). My next foray into paper piecing will be Papers for Foundation Piecing. This method is beloved by experienced piecers because it can be used to create extremely precise points and shapes. Foundation Paper Piecing is one method quilters use for accurate results and piecing odd angles.

Foundation Paper Piecing is a technique used in quilting to stabilize fabrics used in patchwork quilting, or precise quilting. Some of the patterns are JPEGs that…
You use a paper template to outline which fabric goes where, then stitch both the paper and the fabric together along dotted lines. Foundation paper piecing is like the paint-by-numbers of quilting. —Jan N. on September 29, 2017 ; I have used both newsprint & copy paper. Hi! Remove the paper, and voilà — you have a perfectly pieced block! Foundation paper piecing is a popular technique in making quilts but can be incredibly intimidating if you haven’t tried it! Foundation paper piecing is a method of sewing quilt blocks, which involves sewing through a paper pattern with the paper upwards, and the fabric positioned underneath. The blocks starts to form on the ‘wrong side’ as you sew and the paper is flipped back and forth as each new piece of fabric is joined to the one before it. See more ideas about Quilt patterns, Foundation piecing and Paper piecing patterns.

It’s done by sewing fabric to a printed paper foundation.