Today we’re going to quickly show you how to do English paper piecing. All you will need is fabric, paper pieces in the shapes you want, and a needle and thread. Optionally, you can use a sewing machine to piece together bigger shapes.Put paper piece (pin if needed) on wrong side of fabric and cut fabric about 1/4″ larger on all sides of shape.
Fold the raw edges over the paper and sew with large basting stitches through fabric and paper. Repeat with all shapes. Lay all pieces in desired arrangement.
To sew paper pieces together by hand:
To sew paper pieces together by machine:
After basting individual shapes, press and remove paper pieces.
Sew together along pressed lines.
Pin and sew design to fabric.
Diane & Audrey