Creating a Card with Paper Piecing

Posted by Annette

Paper Piecing a Card

Paper Piecing a Card

Mixing sewing resources with paper projects can help get your creative juices flowing. I created these wonderful note cards using several of our background imagery collections and applique patterns from our sister company, Indygo Junction’s book Scrapworks.┬áThe whimsical designs are embellished with buttons, and stitching details are added with a fine point pen.

This technique can be used with most applique patterns.

Step 1

Step 1

Step 1. Collect patterns from our printing press collections. Reduce them proportionally to fit your card. Print them onto paper.

Step 2

Step 2

Step 2. Reduce the pattern pieces from the Scrapworks book to desired size for your card and trace them onto the sheet of printing press designs.

Step 3

Step 3

Step 3. Assemble the pieces of your design and adhere using double stick tape or adhesive of your choice. Finish with your choice of embellishments and pen work.
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