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Well, not actually a how to, just sharing how I started out with a little paper piecing.  I’ve mentioned a lady called Lucy several times now who lives in the US and comes to Cayman to scuba dive with my hubby. She’s helped me out with her long arm quilter, and while she was here last time, I insisted she give me an introductory lesson in paper piecing. Lucy makes the most amazing quilts and sometimes shares them in our sewing chat group.  Here is one of her recent ones. Blown away!  She…

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