January 31

Ball of Yarn Paper Piecing Pattern ~ A Free Sewing Tutorial

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2019 is a year of new adventures for Crystalized Designs! I love sewing in addition to crochet and found that not only do I love creating clothing, I love paper piecing! Not sure what that is? Using paper, you sew small sections together to create a designs. You can find the Ball of yarn paper piecing sewing pattern below. Or if you need a full tutorial on how to paper piece, check out the Heart Paper Piecing Tutorial with video instructions.

Ball of Yarn Paper Piecing Sewing Pattern by Crystalized Designs

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  • This pattern makes a 6″ square. Once sections are complete, square should measure 6.5″ with the .25″ seam allowance border.
  • Basic paper piecing knowledge needed. Find a paper piecing tutorial here.
  • ¼” seam allowance (shown by faded border along each piece).
  • There are 13 sections to this piece.
  • Cut out one piece at a time to avoid confusion.
  • Use pins to check point connections from one side to the other, clips to hold pieces in place.
  • Trim fabric around sections after completed.

Printing requirements:

  • 5 x 11″ paper
  • Print pattern pieces using actual size, do not scale to fit
  • Print single sided


Ball of Yarn Paper Piecing Sewing Pattern

Ball of Yarn Full piece Sewing Template

You are free to sell your work from this pattern but may not share, copy or reproduce this pattern, in part or in whole. Photographs are copyright protected and may not be used. When selling your work, include a link back to this pattern as well as the following, “Pattern by Crystalized Designs”

Once individual paper piece are cut out, sew pieces in numerical order (piece 1 wrong side of fabric to wrong side of paper, additional pieces right sides of fabric together). Trim access fabric as close to seam allowance line as possible. Sew sections with right sides together.

Press after attaching each piece. Piece section B to C, then add Section A. Then, piece H to A. After, piece L to A. Lastly, piece M to B & A.

Ball of Yarn Full piece Sewing Section 1

Press after each attachment. Piece E to I, then add them to M & B. Piece D to C, B, & I. (Faded area shows previously attached.)

Ball of Yarn Full piece Sewing Section 2

Press after each attachment. Piece F to G, then G to K, then K to J. Piece F, G, K, & J to L, A, C,& D.

Ball of Yarn Full piece Sewing Section 3

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