Wednesday 24 February 2016

That EPP pattern

There's been a flurry of interest in the mini quilt I made last year so here is some more info about how I did it.


As you can see in the wire basket in the photo above, I cut my EPP papers out of a sheet of triangles downloaded from the incompetech website.  I think the edge of the triangle was 5/8 of an inch.  To be honest this was a bit small - you could go bigger.

The longer pieces are made up of a row of five triangles of the same size - you can see one of them in the tray to the left of the image above.  

The pattern depends on organising the fabrics into dark, medium and light.  Each small triangle has three of the longer pieces around it.  The dark, medium and light have to be in the right position for the 3D effect to work - I hope you can see that below.  

If you have any questions, please comment and I will try to answer.


  1. Thank you for sharing your tips. You made such a beautiful mini with this design and it's interesting to read about the process involved in making it.

  2. Well worth revisiting - it is astonishing! I keep going back to have another look :)

  3. That's tiny... How you can tuck them is beyond my imagination. Love grey fabrics!

  4. I love this pattern! As you say, it may be easier and work even better a little larger.

  5. This is a beautiful pattern. I have a small black and white one in progress. and I made a larger size one as a table runner for my daughters Christmas present

  6. I love this! Could you explain how you went about doing this? I understand the triangle from Incompetech but where did you get the stem?


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