Paperless Paper Piecing + Celestial Star QAL

Posted on October 30, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 3 comments


Hi! I'm really excited to be Diane's guest and to share Paperless Paper Piecing with you. It's one of my favorite techniques. I hope you'll give it a try!

I love the precision of traditional paper piecing, but like some of you, I really don't enjoy tearing off all of the papers at the end. Over 10 years ago, my mom, Sharon Schamber, developed Paperless Paper Piecing, an amazing technique that gives...

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Posted in Glue Basting, Paperless Paper Piecing

Make MAGIC… Save up to 50% on All Online Classes Today

Posted on June 05, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 1 comment

Make today, showcase forever! Save on Craftsy classes via my special link and help support my store, Purple Daisies Quilting

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Posted in Craftsy, Paperless Paper Piecing, Teaching

My New Craftsy Class and a Giveaway!

Posted on March 04, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 24 comments

Hi Everyone!

The past couple of months have been full of highs and lows. As most of you know, my mom's best friend and soul partner, Tom Russell, passed away unexpectedly in January. I'm still at a loss for words to express how I feel about his passing, and how to express my love for him. 

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Posted in Craftsy, Paperless Paper Piecing, Teaching

Paperless Paper Pieceing + Celestial Star QAL

Posted on July 26, 2014 by Cristy Fincher | 2 comments

Hi! I'm really excited to be Diane's guest and to share Paperless Paper Piecing with you. It's one of my favorite techniques. I hope you'll give it a try!

I love the precision of traditional paper piecing, but like some of you, I really don't enjoy tearing off all of the papers at the end. Over 10 years ago, my mom, Sharon Schamber, developed Paperless Paper Piecing

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Posted in Celestial Star, Glue Basting, Paperless Paper Piecing

Easy Steps to Join Binding Strips

Posted on June 04, 2014 by Cristy Fincher | 1 comment

Have you watched, and tried my mom's amazing binding technique? Whether you love or dislike (maybe dislike a lot) sewing the binding onto your finished quilt, my mom's technique is life changing. My favorite part is the simple way she joins the strips of binding. In essence, the technique she uses is a simple version of Paperless Paper Piecing.

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Posted in Binding, Glue Basting, Paperless Paper Piecing, Tutorial

QuiltCon 2015: I'm teaching and I can't wait!

Posted on May 06, 2014 by Cristy | 0 comments

QuiltCon 2013 was an incredible experience. It was nonstop fun and alive with energy. Returning for 2015 was definite for me, but this time will be a little different, in the best of ways.

10 years ago, I started my business, Purple Daisies, LLC. My mom's (Sharon Schamber) quilting career was growing larger by the day, and I knew that online exposure was the next step for her. I started selling her...

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Posted in Glue Basting, Paperless Paper Piecing, Piec-lique, Piecing, QuiltCon 2015

Safari Moon Blog Hop & Safari Cruise Quilt Preview

Posted on February 27, 2014 by Cristy | 0 comments


Hi! Welcome to my stop on the Safari Moon Blog Hop! I'm so happy you're here.


Safari Moon is a stunning, bright and bold new fabric line by designer Frances Newcombe, for Art Gallery Fabrics. 

I had the pleasure of getting to know Frances at Spring Quilt Market, last year, in Portland. She was at Market to have a little fun, and to help wrap her mind around what Fall Market might be like for her....

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Posted in Glue Basting, Paperless Paper Piecing, Quilt Blocks, Reviews