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Pdf Quilt Pattern - Circles and Stars English Paper Pieced Quilt Pattern - EPP Quilt Pattern - Modern Quilt Pattern - PDF File



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Circles and Stars PDF quilt pattern is an original design that uses an old technique called English Paper Piecing, (EPP). It's a great method for accurately piecing patchwork quilts, using up left over fabric scraps* and slowing life down a bit while enjoying the relaxation of hand piecing! (Also makes a great project to put in your bag and take along when you are out and about!)

With this pattern you will learn how to hand-piece individual blocks using EPP, and how to stitch those blocks together to create a small 20" x 20" quilt top. (Just add more blocks if you wish to make a larger quilt.) Quilt pattern is fully, (and colorfully) illustrated with step-by-step instructions and includes helpful color photographs as well. Written in a clear and friendly conversational tone, with helpful tips throughout for your sewing success!

Skill level: Confident beginner, (ready to advance) and up. By the way, if you are thinking that this pattern looks too challenging... believe it or not this is my first EPP quilt! I learn by doing and I break everything down in easy to follow steps so you can easily learn, too!

Pattern Includes:

~ Full size printable template
~ Complete list of tools and materials
~ Introduction to English Paper Piecing
~ Illustrated guide to hand stitches used in pattern
~ Fully illustrated guide to cutting and covering template pieces
~ Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions on sewing blocks, and quilt top
~ Color photographs and helpful tips on pressing and preparing your quilt top
~ Quilting and binding advice with helpful tips and links
~ Printable coloring page to explore color options
~ Printable page for your own notes

Pattern is available only in English

Document Size: 18.2 MB
20 pages

* NOTE: Because pattern calls for fabric scraps, no exact fabric measurements are listed. However, if recreating the same look as my quilt pictured in the pattern, you will want approximately 7 to 10 different fabrics in various shades of blues and greens and 7 to 10 different fabrics in various shades of reds and yellows.


*Pattern is immediately available for download directly after payment is confirmed. ~ Your PDF pattern can be found on your Etsy "Purchases and Reviews" page. To download simply look for the "Download Files" button next to your order, and click. (For more information if needed please see Etsy's "Downloading a Digital Item" link: https://www.etsy.com/help/article/3949 )

~ You will need a printer to print out the EPP templates!

Note: In order to open the PDF you will need some sort of "previewer" installed on your computer/device, (such as Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader). Most computer/devices have these preview programs installed, but if you aren't sure, please consult with your device's specific needs in order to determine which previewer is needed.


Note: You are free to sell items made from this pattern on a small-scale basis for profit or charity. (Should you choose to credit me with the original design of this pattern or any inspiration gleaned from it, may the angels smile ever so kindly upon you!) Factory or mass production of items made from this pattern is strictly prohibited. Also, pattern in full or any part of, may not be copied, reproduced or distributed for group use, or for sale.


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Please note: Pattern is available in English only. Downloadable PDF patterns are non-refundable.


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5 out of 5 stars

I am thoroughly enjoying making this quilt. I can't wait to see it all put together. I am using Japanese fabrics in shades of purple and mauve for the main pieces and cream with fine gold outlines on the background pieces. It is very portable and, therefore, good to take on trips and to quilting class.


5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely stunning pattern and colors! The instructions (20 pages) are really a complete course in English paper piecing and the best I have seen!

Constance Heath Aug 1, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Thanks Victoria for an amazing PDF pattern I just purchased from you. First of all I love it, I love the simple design with your own color and touch that added the charm to the quilt. I'm looking forward to selecting the fabric and start making it.

Nat Palaskas Aug 20, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Very clear and a beautiful pattern!! Thanks Victoria!

Maria del Valle Olivera Hinojosa Sep 5, 2015

4 out of 5 stars

Eager to try the pattern, have purchased shot cottons for my first stab. Thanks.

Sherrill Meadows Sep 16, 2014

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