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« on: August 28, 2007 07:53:30 AM »

That's Grandmother's Flower Garden/English Paper Piecing Along!

I don't know if there's really enough interest in this, but I thought I'd start the thread and see if people jumped on board.

The original topic is here and has some how-to links and inspiration links:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=188273.0

For more inspiration, check out the EPP photo pool on flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/groups/englishpaperpiecing/pool/

Anyone can join at any time!  Any kind of English Paper Piecing is fine, it doesn't have to be a G'ma's Flower Garden.  Just get sewing and post your progress Grin

Here's a few more links that I can't remember if they're in the other thread or not...

http://www.ciaspalette.com/patterns/06/englishhexagons.html
http://www.museum.state.il.us/muslink/art/htmls/ks_tech_epp.html
http://paperpieces.com/index.html?lang=en-us&target=d36.html&lmd=39301.787488
http://paperpieces.com/index.html?lang=en-us&target=d37.html&lmd=39301.787488
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If you are working on (or thinking about starting) a postage stamp quilt with 1.5" squares, I have scraps and squares to give away.  PM me if you're interested.
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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2007 12:29:03 PM »

OK as for me - I started my G'ma's Garden about a week and a bit ago.  I like it so far!!  It's reallllly portable but not too fussy, and I can do it while the cat is in my lap (like when he interrupts my other crafting and demands to be paid attention!) 

My color scheme is "shabby chic" and I'm using lots of prints with dark grey centers to the flowers.  I feel like it's a bit boring so far - I'm going to have to broaden my range of prints a bit.  I haven't decided what's going to go between the flowers yet.  I'm thinking...muslin?

   
  
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http://quiltster.blogspot.com

If you are working on (or thinking about starting) a postage stamp quilt with 1.5" squares, I have scraps and squares to give away.  PM me if you're interested.
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« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2007 04:11:44 AM »

i'm doing a sampler quilt in a class, and we did some english paper piecing, i did GFG and tumbling blocks..will post a pic when i get around to uploading. also i'm making a miniature quilt with EEP of some tumbling blocks, only done basting on that so far...
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