The Snail Trail block was created in 1935, but the swirling shape and intricate piecing can make it daunting, especially for new quilters. Snail Trail Foundation Paper will have you creating those hard-to-make blocks quickly and perfectly!
Today Kimberly is showing how to make this block without going as slow as snails! Watch the video for the tutorial, tips, and tricks for an easier time using foundation paper piecing.
Snail Trail Block Supplies
- Layer Cakes, 10″ Fabric Squares, Fat Quarters, or scraps
- Snail Trail Quilt Block Foundation Paper 6″ or 12″
- Quick Press Seam Roller
- Add a Quarter Ruler
- Creative Grids 6.5″ Quilting Square Ruler
- Water Soluble Glue Pen
- Thread Cutter
You’re ready to get piecing once you’ve got your supplies, including the foundation paper in your selected size! If you get stuck, refer to the directions on the paper piecing pad or back to Kimberly’s video tutorial above to refresh your memory.
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These blocks will shine no matter what fabric you choose to use. Do you already have any ideas? Have you used foundation paper for hard-to-make blocks before? If yes, what have you made? If not, let’s get you started today!
Share your Snail Trail blocks and quilted creations with us by using #SnailTrailFPP by tagging @fatquartershop on Facebook or Instagram so that we don’t miss anything you make. If you want, share as your using the foundation paper piecing too!