POD-Week 01

The Project of Doom was a Harry Potter Block of the Week project that took place on Harry Potter Paper Piecing from January - August 2011. There are 30 patterns in the project and two suggested layouts.

 

The Project of Doom

 

All blocks, layout, etc are designed by Jennifer Ofenstein of Sewhooked.

 

Patterns for personal and non-profit use only.

  • Kaylee Ovel 3y

    Is there advice you would give someone who was going to start the Project of Doom?
  • Jennifer Ofenstein 3y

    Kaylee Ovel Absolutely!

    You will need the same background fabric throughout the entire quilt, and I recommend something neutral, a tone on tone beige, gray or similar, that will make the block designs stand out.

    My estimate for the background fabric is 2 1/2 yards, but I recommend getting 3 yards. It's always better to have extra than to run out and not be able to match your fabric later! That leaves a lot of wiggle room for mistakes and hopefully room for your own style of paper piecing. All other fabrics for the actual blocks are small amounts, plus your sashing and border.
  • wpbmommy1 2y

    I'm so nervous! I think I'm going to try this. It will be my FIRST project, my FIRST paper piecing. I have a question about the fabrics for everything else besides the background, sashing, and border. Can I just use a bunch of scraps in different colors to put it all together? Should I buy several fat quarters in the colors/designs of my own choosing or is there a specific color/design to use?
  • Jennifer Ofenstein 2y

    wpbmommy1 Absolutely you can use a bunch of scraps! With a few exceptions, I only used scraps and tried not to repeat fabrics. It was a challenge, but a fun one! For the Sorting Hat, Monster Book of Monsters, Hedwig and the cauldron, I used fat quarters.
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