Creating clever, intricate designs for your home is as easy as sewing straight lines with Penny Layman’s The Paper-Pieced Home!
Paper-piecing is a technique that quilter and author Penny Layman just can’t get enough of! She shares her love of this classic foundation piecing technique in her new book, The Paper-Pieced Home, where she shows you how you to use everyday objects to add whimsy and fun to projects for your home.
Whether you’re looking to try sewing your first paper-pieced block or you already share Penny’s love of this technique, you’re sure to find yourself wanting to add many of the 40 paper-pieced blocks and 10 inspiring projects to your must-sew-now to-do list. The blocks themselves are inspired by everyday objects from around the house including everything from kitchen items, clothes, and furniture to home-office supplies, gardening tools, children’s toys, and more.
The designs are intricate and precise, but, have no fear, intricate doesn’t mean difficult in The Paper-Pieced Home. Penny shows you step by step, with complete written instructions for every block and project in the book, how paper-piecing is as easy as sewing a straight line. This book is jam-packed with tips and tricks that make paper-piecing simple. Penny even helps you with fabric selections, showing you how to make your blocks pop! Plus the book includes a CD that contains full-size pattern templates for every block, making sizing and printing to suit your project a snap.
In addition to paper piecing, some blocks include needle-turned appliqué, printing, and hand embroidery. You’ll find practical 10 everyday projects, like potholders, aprons, pillows, and more, included in The Paper-Pieced Home each featuring one or more blocks too.
Download or order your copy of The Paper-Pieced Home today!