Monday, March 28, 2011

Newsprint Paper

I don't know about anyone else but I love to paper piece. One of the most frustrating things about it is affording the paper. I have bought the packs of 100 pieces for paper piecing but if I'm doing a big project I can go through a couple of packs of those easy and that gets costly. I have even used regular copy paper but that is a little stiffer and difficult to remove.


I have found that newsprint paper will work and it is a lot cheaper. It's thinner than copy paper and the paper piecing paper and it removes rather easily. I found it the cheapest on Amazon


5 comments:

Stray Stitches said...

I don't paper piece but it sounds like a great hint for those that do.

Needled Mom said...

The ceaper the paper is the better it is for paper piecing. I just hate the special paper they make for the task as it is so hard to pull off. I do like the transparency of it, but the cheaper paper works better in my mind.

Lizziebeth said...

Does it go through the printer or do you have to cut it first?

Vroomans' Quilts said...

I buy the cheapest quality print paper and it tears very easily and is cheaper - usually under $3 for 500 sheets.

Inch Worm Fabrics said...

A friend of mine suggested buying the paper that sandwiches get wrapped in at sandwich shops. I have used it and it is great. It comes in different sizes and you can buy huge quantities from resturant supply stores. I don't like paper piecing but when I do it that is what I use.