Tag Archives: Paper Piecing

Paper Piecing Fun

An Island Batik Adventure

Needle, Paper, Scissors (Large)Paper Piecing – I have done quite a bit of it, enjoy it, but was not up for a big project for the Island Batik October project.¬† My answer? A pin cushion! The pattern:¬†Turning Points by Hunter’s Design Studio. I chose to do the mug rug size rather than the actual pin cushion size. That was just a little too teenie for me!

 

thumbnail_241792DB-2F7A-4605-AF47-5A1A5507395D[1] (Large)

A deep green was chosen for the base and picking out pretty colors for the little flying geese was fun! See them colorfully flying in a circle?!

thumbnail_487E0CDE-C619-4F5A-B115-57827D8244F5[1] (Large)

I would sew a couple of sections, then take a break and do some handwork. I really love the end result and I am keeping it for myself! Who couldn’t use another pin cushion?!

thumbnail_CB660D5C-7875-43E6-BB01-EFC9FDD014D5[1] (Large)

And yes, I do already have a few.

thumbnail_5D4E68BE-FD67-49A8-9F48-37AE3517F811[1] (Large)

My thanks to Island Batik for the beautiful fabrics and Aurifil thread used for putting this fun project together.

Advertisements