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How to: English Paper Pieced Patchwork

Patchwork has a long tradition of using precisely cut, paper pieces to ensure that the complex geometric designs fit neatly into place, ensuring fewer mistakes and more economical use of fabric – which was and can be expensive. Follow these … Continue reading

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Get involved! The Shipley Centenary Quilt Project

The Shipley Art Gallery in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear will this year be celebrating its 100th Anniversary, after being founded following a bequest by local solicitor Joseph Shipley (1822-1909). The gallery holds a beautiful collection of European Old Masters, to … Continue reading

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Sampler Patchwork Quilt

Since Christmas I have slowly been working on a hand stitched, English paper pieced patchwork quilt. I have recently finished these three sections – I am hoping to make 16 in total, 55 cm square. This piece is ‘Flying Geese’ … Continue reading

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Lone Star patchwork

This piece is one of 25 patchwork panels, each 55 cm square, I am making using ‘English Paper Piecing’, which is individually hand-sewn using paper backing. The finished piece will be what’s called a ‘sampler’ quilt. In just this one … Continue reading

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