Cabin Fever: Piecing in the Hoop

Cabin Fever: Piecing in the Hoop

Foundation piecing, also known as paper piecing, is a popular technique used by quilters to easily piece blocks quickly and perfectly.

Cabin Fever is a collection of 20 designs that recreates this process with your embroidery machine.

It's Easy!

Piecing in the hoop is easy but it does require continuous interaction with the design and attention to detail.

Watch the video to see all 20 blocks, an easy project, and how to piece in the hoop. Full instructions are included with the collection along with full-size templates for each block.

You'll notice in the video that I hold the pieces with my fingers. Normally this is not a good idea. With these designs, the machine is sewing the seam lines and it's easy to predict where the machine will move next.

Pinwheel pillow with in-the-hoop piecing with designs from Cabin Fever from

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Lindee Goodall

lindee crafsy ovalLindee Goodall is a veteran master digitizer who's won awards for her beautiful designs, been a guest on numerous PBS sewing shows, written articles for a variety of home and industry related magazines, and is a Craftsy instructor.

Lindee G Embroidery is her second company, following Cactus Punch, which was founded in 1994.

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lindee crafsy ovalHi, I’m Lindee Goodall, a machine embroidery designer, digitizer, and educator  in Tucson, AZ.

It’s pretty accurate to say that I’m addicted to digitizing and I have a major fondness for cats, all things Mac, and Filemaker Pro. It’s my passion to help keep you in stitches—embroidery stitches, that is!


To inspire and nurture personal creativity and productivity by connecting embroiderers and digitizers with innovative, high-quality products and information that significantly elevate their enjoyment and experience while maximizing the use of technology. In other words, more toys and more fun!

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