Red and pink paper piece ball

One sweet red and pink paper piece ball is finished.

Materials: 
Wildgarden Red (481134), Aimee Red (481133) and Pollen Red (481139) from the Candy Bloom series.
Pollen Pink (481089), Emily Pink (481083) and Garden Flowers Dove White (481085) from Spring Diaries.

We also used pre-cut paper shapes from Paper Piece Balls biconvex ( 480999), one package will give you 20 balls in two different sizes. Fabric Glue pen (480825) and the Light pink Sewing By Hand thread (481015)

 

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Biconvex paper piece ball with pentagon paper piece balls made with Spring Diaries fabric.

Paper-piece-ball

 

Fabric Glue Pen

When meeting with our lovely customers a few weeks ago we discovered that some of them did not know about the fabric glue pen that is a must when paper piecing. We would certainly struggle if trying to paper piece or do paper appliqué without it, so here is a reminder of how easy it is to use.

Paper piecing is such a fun process but tacking the seam allowance around the edge of a paper shape can be time-consuming and fiddly. However, with our handy glue pen you just apply glue along the edge of the pre-cut paper pieces and press the seam allowance around the edge.

By the time your project is sewn together the glue will have dried and you can simply remove the paper pieces.
You will find detailed instructions in the paper piece packages.

The photographs here show red and pink paper-pieced balls in the making. So grab your glue pen and have a great day!

 

Fabric-Glue Pen

Tilda Candy Bloom Blog Hop

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The Stitch Craft Create team are organizing a Tilda Candy Bloom Blog Hop this week with some great designers, and new exciting projects are emerging each day. Here is the schedule if you would like to visit and be inspired:

Monday 16th – Stitch Craft Create

Tuesday 17th – Helen Philips

Wednesday 18th – Stitching Pixie

Thursday 19th – UK City Crafter

Friday 20th – Very Berry Handmade

 

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