There are a handful of tools that I find essential for my design work. Please be aware that these are affiliate links.

I do the vast majority of my paper piecing design work in EQ8.

Using a wool mat really does help when pressing! I own both of these wool mats and think that they are both great products.

These are my all time favorite pins for paper piecing.

I use these needles for all of my paper piecing.

I use Aurifil 50 weight thread for paper piecing, and often this neutral shade of gray.

A lightbox improves your accuracy and speed when paper piecing. I use mine all the time, as well as the cutting mat. If you use the code “DQT2019” at checkout, you will receive 20% off of your order.

Wafer 1 Lightbox
Cutting Mat to use on top of Wafer 1 Lightbox