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6 inch Lightning Bolt Paper Pieced

from SewWhatSherlock
(7) Name: 'Quilting : 6 inch Lightning Bolt Paper Pieced
6 inch Lightning Bolt Paper Pieced Lightning Bolt

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Paper Piecing
  • sew a straight line on a sewing machine

Pattern Description:

I love lightning bolts. Who knows why! So I decided to make a paper pieced pattern to share with everyone. If you make my pattern please send me a photo! sewwhatsherlock (at) gmail (dot) com.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • finishes at 6" with 1/4 seam allowance on all sides.


  • 2 pieces of paper
  • 1/8 yard background fabric
  • scraps of colored fabric

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine
  • scissors
  • seam ripper
  • thread
  • ink jet printer

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Check me out at I'm a techie by day and sewist by night. I love paper piecing the most! And I have a crazy cat.

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