Foundation Paper Piecing Heart Quilt Block

Whether you are new to foundation paper piecing (FPP) or you just can’t get enough of it I hope you will enjoy making this free Scrappy Heart Pattern.

What Paper Should I Use for Foundation Paper Piecing?

– Newsprint – Vellum Paper – Foundation Piecing Paper – Freezer Paper

Regular 50wt thread that you would use for quilt block piecing is fine.

What type of thread should I use?

What should my stitch length be?

I set my stitch length at 1.5 for Foundation Paper Piecing to make it easier to tear out the paper afterwards.

Although I used the same colour (the white with black dashes) for the background sections you don’t have to.

Background Fabric

I used four colours in my version but you could use different shades of the same colour too.

Heart Fabric

What Paper Should I use for Foundation Paper Piecing?

I used regular printer paper but that does require you to have a strong light source.

What Fabric Should I use for this Pattern?

I challenge you to make this pattern whenever your scrap bin is starting to overflow. Just pick a variety of low volume fabrics.

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Easy Free Heart Pattern – Video Tutorial