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Tips about making pattern templates

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Patti @ P. S. I Want To Quilt Too!!! is having a super Giveaway! So follow the link and sign up! I am using the template pieces from Anna Maria Horner 's pattern feather bed quilt which is available as a free .pdf at her website. I have loved this quilt since I saw it! But I scared myself into believing I had to be an advanced quilter before I attempted to make a feather. Not anymore, thanks to Scrappy? Sew bee it! Flickr group! It is really getting me to try new sewing projects. A lot of patterns today come with templates that are digital. The pieces must be printed and put together to be used for the pattern. I use the following to make templates: Scissors that will cut cardboard - mine are cheap kitchen scissors Glue stick Paper template pieces Cardboard - clean boxes work really well First cut out the paper template pieces (sometimes you may have 3 or 4) that you need to attach together to make into one piece. When making templates try to find a cardboard piece big