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Two English Paper Piecing (EPP) projects video tutorial

If you’ve never done English paper piecing or EPP these are two easy projects you can try.


Each octagon has a side that measures 1″ and the squares are 1″ x 1″.

Hexies pincushion

The hexagons are 1 1/4″.

How to make these 2 English paper piecing (EPP) projects

These projects are perfect to do while travelling, camping, in front of TV or at any other time.

These are beginner projects.

2 English paper piecing projects video tutorial

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

You can order on Amazon.

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  1. Rita, one you have your finished piece you remove the paper. That’s why I punch a hole in it. It’s easier to remove with a knitting needle or a crochet hook.

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  2. Hi Judy, I use printing paper most of the time. You can use card stock to print as well and reuse the shapes.


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