Quilting on the Go: English Paper Piecing Projects You Can Take Anywhere

June 22, 2013 - Comment

Break Free from Your Sewing Machine Imagine being able to quilt on vacation, at the beach, or virtually anywhere else you find yourself. Jessica Alexandrakis has traveled the world with her on-to-go sewing kit and small stash of fabric, creating strikingly modern patchwork along the way. Now she shares everything she’s learned about this addictive,

Break Free from Your Sewing Machine
Imagine being able to quilt on vacation, at the beach, or virtually anywhere else you find yourself. Jessica Alexandrakis has traveled the world with her on-to-go sewing kit and small stash of fabric, creating strikingly modern patchwork along the way. Now she shares everything she’s learned about this addictive, beginner-friendly technique.

• Sewing kit essentials that you can slip in your bag so you’ll always be ready to stitch
• Color theory and stash organization tips for dramatic effects or scrap-happy results
• Creative patterns to combine hexagons, half-hexagons, diamonds, stars, squares, and triangles
• 10 step-by-step projects, including the hand-pieced Laptop Bag, Tanuki Stripe Throw, Falling Stars Baby Quilt, and Jessica’s signature Travel Quilt
• 10 customizable quilt patterns with 40 vibrant color palette suggestions

Whether your style is classic or modern, Jessica offers a range of stunning projects, from small home accessories to full-size quilts, for all skill levels. So leave the sewing machine at home. Take your quilt to go.

Comments

C. Wright "annette414" says:

excellent resource Simple, common sense tips to start English Paper Piecing and projects from simple to more complex to stir the imagination and get started. The graph paper included will be invaluable to design new variations.

Doris Kiszely says:

clear concise directions A new EPP quilter will find clear direction as well as resources to begin as well as hone techniques to complete their own work of art. Four stars for sure.

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