Paper piecing is very exact, and the shapes all fit together like jigsaw pieces for the rosettes. There is something very satisfying about the process. Using a see through template ( or peeper) is handy when deciding on how to cut up a fabric to create a new pattern.
The hexagons shown below are 3/4 inch and the diamonds are 1 1/4 inch.
Here is one of my favourites
Like to see a few more? There is definitely an animal theme going on for some
Others are more traditional
I can't resist a few spots, stripes and floral prints
They are all now in a huge pile . From this I will randomly chose one at a time and stitch them onto a large square of linen. Yikes! That is a lot of stitching.
This post will finish with a little eye candy just for you!