Free paper pieced pattern for 12″ finished block that includes detailed photographic instructions on how to paper piece.
Today, my new Jewel Puzzle paper pieced block pattern was featured on Sew Mama Sew! Head over to Sew Mama Sew for the Jewel Puzzle Tutorial.
This paper pieced pattern is probably a solid intermediate level… not too hard because there aren’t a lot of intersections to match up, but a lot of pieces for a true beginner.
I made this block to use a pillow in my daughter’s new room. I wanted something bright and cheerful, and I think this block does just that.
I also made a version of this block for my Red & White Sampler. It amazes me how different these blocks look with some different fabric and different fabric placements.
If you make this block, please let me know because I would love to see your work! I’ve started an Instagram tag for #jewelpuzzle block, or you can email me a picture.
Also linking up to:
WiP Wednesday @ Freshly Pieced, Let’s Bee Social Wednesday @ SewFreshQuilts, Whoop Whoop Fridays @ Confessions of a Quilt Addict, Fabric Frenzy Friday @ Ft. Worth Fabric, Show off Saturday at Sew Can She, Sewing Saturday at Simple Simon & Co, Anything Goes Monday, Fabric Tuesday @ Quilt Story, Sew Cute Tuesday @ Blossom Heart Quilts
13 Replies to “Jewel Puzzle Paper Pieced Pattern”
This is a great block! I love how it looks so different in both colorways. Awesome!
Wonderful block and congratulations on the feature! It is always fun and inspiring to see the same pattern in different colorways; I love jewel tones, but the red and white is beautiful in its simplicity, too.
Love this block and the jewel tones you used in the one for your daughter, Heather!
What a striking block! I will have to use it sometime (sigh, I feel another WIP coming on 🙂
Great color choices for the pillow in your daughter’s room. I haven’t really gotten into paper piecing, but may have to try this block.
I love the red and white sampler colours.
I would love to set this as my bee block, but as some in the group are foundation paper beginners it might be a bit tricky. Hmmm. I have a few months to think it through.
Congrats on the feature! It’s a gorgeous block, Heather!
Congrats on the feature!
This block looks like a lot of fun. I really like the red and whit version. The WERQ Bee that I am a part of is currently doing a red and white block, so I think I’m keen to the variety of fabrics right now. I love the owl line drawing print. Is there more info about that fabric? Thanks for sharing, and congrats on the feature.
Such a pretty design. I especially like your red and white block. Enjoy.
What a beauty! So glad to see you are still adding blocks to your red and white sampler. Both blocks are amazing!
Interesting block, indeed. Love your choice of fabrics – I never feel brave enough to use some of like these designs – must learn that because these look stunning.
Love looking at everyone’s creations