Trying something new…

I’m trying my hand at English Paper Piecing (EPP).

I’ve had a little go at some basic Hexagons….

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Not that I’ve actually done anything with them yet!

And now I’ve jumped straight in and brought this one…

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The pattern is from Violet Craft, they’ve got great EPP patterns, I might have to try the Owl one next!  And the fabric selection is from Pin It And Stitch

Unlike my first hexagons which I baste by hand sewing, this one I’ve just started and am glue basting.  I like this and it seems much quicker.

I’m using this thread to sew the individual basted pieces together…

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It’s good because it’s ‘invisible‘ but it’s Nylon so it’s not the easiest to sew with.  Maybe I should be using something else?

Anyway lets see how I get on, watch this space!!

 

What are you working?  Trying anything new?

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