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Created by: MsDuane

Paper Piecing Gone Wild!

What are you most proud of? Staying true to the designer's pattern. Any mistakes are my own.

You Can Make This

MsDuane made Paper Piecing Gone Wild! with:

Craftsy Block of the Month 2012

Online Class

Craftsy Block of the Month 2012

with Amy Gibson

  • Scraps. Pattern called Starlight Diverging by Soma Acharya. She runs a shop in Etsy called whims and fancies. She customized the pattern to 12.5" for me.

Project Description

What are you most proud of? Staying true to the designer's pattern. Any mistakes are my own.

Q&A with MsDuane

QuiltDude asked:
This looks so good! I have the same pattern, but I've been too chicken to try it. I've done paper piecing before, so I'm familiar with the process, but this particular pattern scared me. I love all the colors you've chosen. Mistakes, you say? I don't see any, this is just a great, eye-catching block. How hard was it to make? You've inspired me to give this a go... maybe. LOL
MsDuane answered:
You should really try it. It's tedious but I like tedium. :) It's not difficult at all. Since it's so many pieces, I opted not to remove all the paper after I sewed the initial pieces together. I'm really bad with the perfect 1/4 seams so I used the paper as a guide to line up the pieces to be joined. Makes for some interesting paper removal but eh, trivialities. You'll really love the results.
Dena_Living Water Quilter asked:
Very pretty. I would like to try paper piecing some day soon.
MsDuane answered:
Thank you. Try it, you'll love it. Maybe something less intimidating looking to get you started!
NanaJeanFL asked:
Gorgeous block! Nicely done. Look forward to seeing more of your work :D
MsDuane answered:
Thank you
Katie999 asked:
Beautiful!! :Love the colors! It looks very precise and perfectly done! Impressive! :)
MsDuane answered:
Thank you :)
karen c williams asked:
Very nice, i don't know what paper piecing is (yet) but this is very nice work! I have just started about two weeks ago learning to quilt. Maybe I will get there one day.
MsDuane answered:
Thank you. Google paper piecing and you'll find oodles of patterns. Check out the paper piecing lesson in this course for an introduction. You'll love it.