English Paper Piecing Tutorial: Fussy Cut Hexagons

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One of the most fun things about working with small pieces like 1″ hexagons is they are perfect for featuring just one motif from your favorite fabrics. Where large cuts allows you to see “the whole picture,” a little fussy cut allows one element to shine and really lets you appreciate the artistry of the fabric.

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English Paper Piecing Supplies to Get Started

 

EPP Week at Pink Castle Fabrics

Welcome to EPP Week day 1, the begining of a series of posts all about English Paper Piecing! Today, we’re going to start with the basics– the English Paper Piecing supplies you’ll need to get started, plus a few extra supplies to make the process more fun.

The BasicsĀ 

1" Hexagon Paper Pieces

Precut Paper Pieces

The idea of English Paper Piecing is you are covering a paper shape with fabric, sewing the shapes together, then removing the fabric while the fabric shape stays intact.

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