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1425 South Airport Rd West
Suite G
Traverse City, Michigan, 49686

Foundation Paper Piecing Basics

Foundation Paper Piecing, also known simply as paper piecing, is a technique that uses a paper or fabric foundation to stabilize a quilt block during construction. The technique involves sewing fabrics to paper to create intricate shapes or details in quilt blocksOnce the quilt block is completed, the paper is removed.

Preprinted foundations are included in this class.

  Supply List  
   1 background fabric
1 body fabric
3 or 4 wing fabrics
1/4 yard or 1 FQ
a 10" square or similar
1/8 yard or similar, of each
  Sewing Machine with:  Manual, fresh sharp needle (not universal), size 80/12
quality thread, open toe foot (zig zag foot, applique foot, etc.)

  Glue pen or glue stick (temporary or water soluble type, meant for fabric)
  Add-a-Quarter ruler  
  Usual sewing supplies: Pins, scissors, small cutting mat,
small rotary cutter (28 mm recommended, 45mm is OK)
a ruler for trimming blocks(i.e. 2-1/2 x 12 inch or similar)

Includes pre printed pattern

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.



1425 South Airport Rd West
       Suite G
       Traverse City, Michigan 49686