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« on: August 24, 2011 01:55:07 PM »

For the August bday swap one of my partners liked pandas and I found this awesome paper pieced pattern for a cute panda! Only problem--I've only paper pieced once or twice before, and it's been a while! I quickly took a mini refresher course and practiced on a very simple square in square design. It took a couple hours just because there were so many fiddly pieces, but I think it turned out pretty well! The square is six inches, so I turned it into a mug rug for my partner and finished it with some Asian inspired fabrics.





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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2011 02:38:54 PM »

Wow, I love the complexity of it.
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2011 02:48:20 PM »

What a cute panda!  Great job!  I love that it's a mug rug too, so perfect.
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2011 03:47:54 PM »

Thanks guys! I'm definitely going to work on some more paper pieced projects, it's pretty fun! And even if the overall block is complex, you just work little sections at a time, so just doing one step and not worrying about how hard it was overall keeps ya going! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2011 07:23:44 PM »

That is awesome!  Love the fabrics you put with it.

I might have to make one for my daughter as she loves pandas. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2011 07:13:28 AM »

Very cute!
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« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2011 03:31:53 PM »

What a cute little mug rug. And thanks for the paper piecing site link.Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2011 04:26:47 PM »

Nice job, Mare Mare!!  I have tried paper piecing, and I always like the end result.  Two of my quilting buddies are totally hooked on paper piecing.  I like your subject matter here - cute, cute panda!   Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2011 04:30:35 PM »

Thank you! Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2011 07:05:22 AM »

I didn't know "paper Pieced" and I really like it!! It looks gorgeous and the Asian fabric is perfect. Very well done!!!
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