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A Friendly Game (paper pieced chess!)


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Skills Needed

  • Paper Piecing

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***Pattern updated - Bishop numbering corrected 2/1/2015*** Do you want to play a game? Use the pieces of A Friendly Game to create a few chess pieces or enough for a whole board! Includes patterns for six chess pieces (Pawn, Rook, Knight, Bishop, Queen, King) as well as instructions to create a chessboard quilt. UPDATED: Corrections made to fabric amounts and the Queen pattern. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY paper piecing SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 2.5" x 5" Chess Pieces / 5" with sashing (finished size)

Supplies Needed

  • approximately 3/4 yard for light chess pieces
  • approximately 3/4 yard for dark chess pieces
  • approximately 1 1/2 yards light background fabric

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Hi, I'm Jennifer Ofenstein from! I'm a quilt artist, pattern designer, instructor, blogger, vlogger and craft enabler. You'll find me on and where I share my paper pieced patterns, embroidery designs, tutorials and more!