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Design your own English Paper Piecing (EPP) project

Design your own English Paper Piecing (EPP) project

I’ve made a few hexies projects over the last few years but it was only recently that I discovered Gridpaint. This is a Google application and as well as hexagons it has two types of triangles and squares.

Gridpaint is a great tool for English paper piecing design or for traditional and modern patchwork.

With Gridpaint You get to play easily with the design colours and shapes before you embark on a new quilt. You can see some examples of the designs below.

If you’ve never made any English paper piecing, learn with these 2 very short tutorials:

Some example patterns I have been playing with:

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Design your own English Paper Piecing (EPP) project