Free English Paper Piecing Templates

Kaleidoscope EPP is the traditional quilting technique that's all the rage in the sewing community. Print, cut and sew these free paper piecing patterns to give it a go!

Published: February 3, 2021 at 11:56 am
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When Today's Quilter featured Laura Pritchard's Fussy Cut English Paper Piecing quilt in issue 23, we were smitten! Sew your own version of this design with our free english paper piecing templates.

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We've made this PDF printable set of templates especially for you to print out at home and start your own adventures in kaleidoscopic quilting.

This PDF includes:

  • 1¼in honeycomb paper piecing template
  • 1¼in 90-degree honeycomb paper piecing template
  • 1¼in 8-point honeycomb paper piecing template
  • 1¼in honeycomb paper piecing template
  • Laura Pritchard's Kaleidoscope EPP wallhanging pattern: colour in to plan your design

If you've never tried English Paper Piecing before, check out our beginner's guide to find out how to use these shape templates.

Free English Paper Piecing Patterns
Close up detail of Laura Pritchard's Fussy Cut Kaleidoscope English Paper Piecing quilt from issue 23 of Today's Quilter. Laura made this quilt using the templates in this post.

Download your Free Paper Piecing templates here

English Paper Piecing Patterns Free

We already knew EPP was an addictive technique. After all, kaleidoscopic quilt tops are hot stuff in the quilting world, with La Passacaglia fans sharing their mind-bogglingly intricate creations all over our social media feeds.

But after seeing our Technical Editor, Laura, spend weeks piecing together this beautiful wall hanging, we've caught the bug. Now we're spending every free minute reaching for our paper piecing, needle and thread and we can't wait to see what you create with your free paper pieces too!

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If you've caught the English Paper Piecing bug like we have, don't forget to check out our free hexagon templates too! Have more decoupage fun with our heart template printable archive.

Fussy Cut English Paper Piecing
Fussy cut some of your favourite prints to add a whole other dimension to this pattern.

Authors

Laura PritchardFormerly Deputy Editor, Today's Quilter

Laura has been sewing since she was a child and quilting for most of her adult life. Her work has been published in several quilting and craft magazines including Love Patchwork and Quilting, Mollie Makes and Simply Sewing. She is a technical pro and until recently worked as the Deputy Editor for Today’s Quilter magazine, where she worked since the magazine launched in 2015. She loves teaching and often runs workshops at The Festival of Quilts. She first launched her quilting career selling pet quilts on Etsy and notonthehighstreet.com, inspired by her own pampered cats. Away from the sewing machine, Laura is a book addict and interiors obsessor. She regularly posts photos on Instagram @laurapritchardquilts about her works-in-progress, finished quilts and her life in Bristol.

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