Florence Knapp, more commenly known to us quilters as Flossie Teacakes, offers a comprehensive and deep exploration of our favourite craft; English Paper Piecing. The ultimate precision patchwork craft, providing everything quilters need to know on a practical level to begin navigating fussy cutting and English paper-piecing (EPP). Delve deep into the history of the craft, creative artist profiles, and more.
Patterns for original rosettes on which to learn the practicalities of EPP are shown step-by-step, covering everything from templates, paper choice, magic mirrors, how to mock up layouts, glue/thread basting, and more. Finished examples exemplifying mastery of the skills learned in the book & unique secondary designs within the quilts that demonstrate the fussy cut and rosette piecing techniques.
Flossie Teacakes' Guide to English Paper Piecing is not just a how-to text on English paper piecing. Florence offers a softer, warmer approach, exploring the craft on a more tactile paper-and-fabric level, including stories and inspirations to this wonderful craft.
The book includes pattern diagrams to make three rosette designs (instructions for obtaining the paper templates can be found in the book). As well as The Ripple Effect Quilt pattern to practice EPP skills.