Sunday, November 10, 2013

Combining Patchwork and Foundation Piecing

Here are some more how-to samples I made this weekend: 

The Snail's Trail Block is foundation paper pieced, but it starts with a traditionally-pieced four-patch. It sewed up quick and easy, with nice accurate results. I had never tried this technique before, and I really liked it. It opens up all kinds of other possibilities for foundation pieced blocks that incorporate pre-pieced patchwork. The step-by-step instructions for this technique will be in the March/April 2014 issue of McCall's Quilting.

What did you sew this weekend?  :)

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