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More Seasonal Paper Piecings

Download our free seasonal scrapbooking paper-piecing patterns. Use them to dress up your scrapbook pages, cards, gift tags, and other paper projects all year long.


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    • Snowman Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Mix patterned papers to give paper piecings personality. Vicki used white glitter paper to give this frosty fellow some icy sparkle. Black brads make great coal buttons.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: Doodlebug Design (white glitter-coated), Fancy Pants Design (lined, multi, blue), Scenic Route Paper Co. (red, green, brown, black). Brads: Making Memories.

    • Cupid Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Cut overlapping elements from different-color cardstock to create noticeable contrast. Valerie cut this cute cupid's wings from white and gray cardstock so they'd stand out when layered atop each other.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (white, blue, red), Prism Papers (pink, light gray). Patterned paper: Reminisce.

    • Leprechaun Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      This little leprechaun paper piecing sports clothing made from different tone-on-tone patterned papers for a whimsical look.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers (flesh, yellow, green), WorldWin Papers (brown, white, beige, corrugated). Patterned paper: Scenic Route Paper Co. (black dot, gray, orange, lined, grid, green dot, green leaf), Pink Paislee (black).

    • Bunny Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Jennifer Perks

      Use specialty-finish papers or techniques to make your paper piecings more realistic. Jennifer used white flock to add texture to the rabbit's cheeks, tummy, and tail.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (blue, green), My Mind's Eye (gray), Making Memories (white), Prism Papers (yellow, pink). Paint: Scribbles by Duncan. Flock: Doodlebug Design.

    • Pansies Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Create subtle definition on same-color layers by swiping the edges with the same-color ink in a darker hue. Valerie topped her pretty pansies with gem brads to create shimmery centers.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Brads: Autumn Leaves.

    • Trophy Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Jennifer Perks

      Prop up paper-piecing shapes cut from the same color with adhesive foam to give them dimension. Jennifer also outlined the individual trophy parts with a pen to make them stand out.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Stampin' Up!. Font: Garamond Premier Pro. Pen: Stampin' Up!. Pearls: Queen & Co.

    • Hamburger Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Easily modify the toppings on your burger by using different colors and textures of paper and cardstock. Vicki used a liquid adhesive with a fine-tip applicator to attach the tiny bun seeds, olive, and toothpick.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: WorldWin Papers (brown, tan, lime, yellow), Prism Papers (all other).

    • Sunglasses Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Jennifer Perks

      Use a bright glitter-coated paper to make sunglasses that will really attract attention. Jennifer cut the lenses from black cardstock and added glare with slivers of white. Mini brads attached to the frames look like hinges.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Making Memories. Decorative paper: Doodlebug Design (glitter). Brads: Queen & Co.

    • Schoolhouse Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Much of this schoolhouse paper piecing's charm comes from its curved roofline and sides. Valerie added a brad to the door to make a tiny doorknob.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper.

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      Haunted House Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Vicki cut this haunted house from black-and-gray patterned paper and backed the openings with orange cardstock before mounting it on a patterned-paper full moon and adorning with tiny bats for extra spookiness.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Paper. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press (yellow), Chatterbox (black).

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      Turkey Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Piece a turkey from cardstock in rich fall hues that match the season. Valerie alternated the colors of the tail feathers and added a gold gem to the face for an eye.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Patterned Paper: Heidi Grace Designs. Gem: K&Company.

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      Holiday Wreath Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Jennifer Perks

      Jennifer used flocked and foiled green papers for the wreath paper piecing. She cut and layered two star shapes for the poinsettias and jazzed them up with mini pearls.


      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers (pink metallic), Stampin' Up! (red). Patterned paper: Chatterbox. Pearls: KaiserCraft.

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      Beach and Pool Paper-Piecing Patterns

      Download our free printable patterns to make a splash on your beach-, pool-, and lake-theme scrapbook pages and cards. From beach balls to ocean waves, these piecings are perfect for all things swimming related.
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