P is for Patchwork
In any patchwork that uses geometric shapes, first make templates to ensure all the patches are exactly the same. Use separate templates for paper and fabric.
When all the patches are joined, remove the basting stitches and the paper and construct the rest of the quilt as normal.
Patchwork is not confined to quilting although that is where it is most prevalent. Cushions, tablecloths, clothing and children's toys can all be made using patchwork.
About me: I am Kenyan and have lived in Scotland for the past seven years. I have a keen interest in all forms of stitched textiles, particularly quilting and patchwork, and mydesigns are heavily influenced by my heritage. To find out more about me, please visit my blog (www.ajoureblog.com), where you can find day-to-day accounts of ongoing projects, or my website (www.ajoure.co.uk) to see some finished work.