Intermediate | 16 min 11 sec
Embrace the flexibility and spontaneity of paper piecing with this scrappy block. Carolyn Friedlander shows you how to select a color palette from your leftover bits of fabric and create a precise design using a template. Paper piecing with scraps enables you to use every last bit of fabric, so don't toss your scraps—save them for a project like this one.
Learn how to:
- Select scraps for your project
- Audition scraps on the template for fit and look
- Paper piece your block
- Learn how to utilize leftover bits of fabric by creating a Polk block of your own design
- Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF templates
- Step-by-step expert instruction from Carolyn Friedlander
- The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
Here’s what you’ll need:Finished Measurements:
The Polk Block is 7" x 7"
- Sewing machine
- Table extension for sewing machine (optional)
- Sewing machine foot with good visibility of sewing area
- Matching cotton thread (50wt)
- Cutting mat
- Rotary cutter
- Sharp snips
- Iron/ironing surface
- Marking utensil (optional)
- Scraps of desired fabrics (some scraps should be 3 ½” wide for larger portions of block)
- Quilting pins
- PDF Template
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