Monday, May 9, 2016

Playful Paper Piecing



This month the Island Batik Ambassadors are all working on Paper Piecing projects.  I happen to love paper piecing and have several books out with paper piecing patterns.  The theme for the Island Batik projects was Playful Paper Piecing.  I thought about the word Playful, and decided to go with a pattern from my book 24 Kids Quilt Blocks (available at: e pattern central

24 Kids' Quilt Blocks

I decided to make the block design for flip flops.  Doesn't that sound like summer fun!
I used three fabrics from the Island Batik Lavish collection.  They are so colorful and fun to work with.

Here are my flip flops made into a cute little hot pad.


The flowers are silk flowers attached with a single button.  It gives a cute 3-D effect.
Paper piecing is really fun - give it a try!


8 comments:

  1. Oh how fun. Flipflop time is almost here!

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  2. Yep I had my flip flops on the last couple days. What a cute hot pad!

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  3. So much fun! It makes me ready for summer and I love the buttons.

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  4. i also love PP your hot pad is so adorable
    quilting dash lady at comcast dot net

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