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Paper Piecing Patterns for Quilters
The Mayflower

This 17th century sailing ship design requires 7 sections, though with a little care, the block should sew together easily. For the ship, choose 3 shades of brown and use the lightest as the center stripe. Choose white on white, or white on muslin for the sails. A slightly different fabric for the jib overlaying the two mainsails (Piece B3) will help it stand out a bit more.

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