Quiltcast #29 :: Paper Piecing

We’ve had so much fun recording these podcasts each week, and hope that you enjoy the information we are sharing! Let us know if there’s anything you want to hear more about!

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The how’s and why’s of paper piecing. . . for us!

We love the accuracy and perfection of paper pieced blocks and how it simplifies the most complicated blocks.

Here’s a few links we mentioned to help get you started :

Square in a square block – great starting point

Small log cabin blocks – scroll down for the pattern, and make it your own.

Dancing Stars Block and video tutorial (my quilt top is here, sadly still not quilted!)

April’s paper pieced words

Our favorite tools

Add a Quarter Ruler

28mm Rotary Cutter

Portable Cutting & Pressing Station

Sunbeam Travel Iron or Rowenta Travel Iron

Self-Healing Rotary Mat

Glue stick

Foundation Paper


We always welcome your feedback, and hope to see your paper pieced blocks!

All of our episodes are available here on the blog, on iTunes and Stitcher.

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Your ratings and reviews are welcome on iTunes and Stitcher, as well –

Thanks! Amy

By |2017-02-06T09:18:02-06:00March 19th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|2 Comments


  1. ChristaQuilts March 19, 2014 at 9:44 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the link! Another fun show as always :-)

  2. Alida March 20, 2014 at 8:34 am - Reply

    Thanks for this podcast!! I LOVE paper piecing… but not just because of precision (which is a good thing but not essential to me since I am a beginner), but because you can find so many non-traditional blocks to make themed quilts! If anyone is interested in that, you should check http://www.fandominstitches.com/… there are tons of free paper piecing patterns from Harry Potter, Disney, Movies, Tv Series, Sports teams and much more! And there is a Help page with a lot of tutorials and resources for beginners to learn how to do it.
    Thanks for spreading the paper-piecing love :)

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