How to English Paper Piecing Video

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I have always been interested in English paper piece…especially in the shape of a hexagon.

Such a fun and somewhat simple project.

It’s perfect for hauling around in a project bag while you travel.  You aren’t packing around a ton of heavy fabric, just a little pile of bits big enough to cover your template.

how to english paper piece with video tutorial

How to English Paper Piece~

1- print and cut out your template (interested in hexagons? Here is a set of 12 sizes)

2- lay your template on the wrong side of the fabric

3- pin or glue to keep in place

4- trim fabric around the template 1/8″ to 1/4″

5- fold over one side of fabric, finger press

6- fold over second side of fabric and take two stitches in the corner picking up each side of fabric.  DON’T stitch through the paper!

7- fold the next side and take two stitches again

8- repeat with each side until the template is covered by fabric

9- take a few stitches at the end to secure

Projects you can make with your hexagon shapes:

hexagon flower pin cushion

hexagon pumpkin wall hanging

hexagon halloween wall hanging

hexagon wreath wall hanging

Go here for more info on Hexagons– 

Quilters knot video tutorial if you like starting your stitching with a knot.

Ready for a fun class all about english paper piecing?  Check out these classes–

Pieced Hexies: Beyond English Paper Piecing

and–

Quick & Easy English Paper Piecing

Have any tips that work for you?  Share it!

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