English Paper Pieced Filler Blocks for Sprout Quilt

English Paper Pieced Filler Blocks for Sprout Quilt

Hey there!

The Sprout Quilt Challenge has been ongoing for around four weeks, and it's amazing to see all the designers showcasing their unique and creative skills.

I'm thrilled to hear that you've been learning some new skills along the way.

I wanted to share something exciting with you this week - my EPP filler blocks! The best part is that none of the hexagons are bigger than 6 inches which makes these blocks perfect for using up leftover scraps. Plus, the triangles are even smaller!

small filler block

To make the process of completing these filler blocks a breeze, I've included some helpful tips on how to baste the shapes to have the seam allowances "out" even before you press the block.  

There are also tips on how to sew the shapes together. These tips will also help you create more long, straight lines to stitch, which I personally find much easier and more fun than tight corners.

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The temptation is always there to start stitching from one end to the other, but with some planning, you can make it easier. 

layout design for filler block

To top it all off: If you have been following Bart's Sprout journey he also fits inside a hexagon and would look adorable there. You can get Bart on Sondrasa's website by clicking here.

Click here to go to my store to download the filler block pattern.  Use the code SPROUT2024 to get the pattern for FREE.

Happy stitching.


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