Having followed Jenny Haynes of Papper, Sax, Sten since she started out in earnest in the United Kingdom, I was more than excited to be given a set of her acrylic templates and some luscious Oakshott fabrics. I was less excited when I realised which pattern she wanted me to use…. Curves always fill me with dread, although as you’ll see below, it’s not that difficult once you let go!
The templatesThe templates come in a few different sizes, but the ones used for this pattern ensure you can get both a convex and a concave piece from a 5″ charm square. The templates are custom made for Jenny to work with her various patterns. The set also include a ‘square-up’ tool, which on its own warrants the cost of the templates. The ‘square-up’ tool is by far my favourite!
Never done curves before?
Top tip: Cut some extra pieces so you can test it a few times. I found, that the more relaxed I was, the better the result. Hence my comment, to ‘just go for it’!