Spring Paper-Piecing Patterns

Get free, easy paper-piecing patterns for spring scrapbook pages.

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  • Tulip Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Jennifer Perks

    Dip a paintbrush in water to wet the edges of your paper pieces. Gently bend and fold along the edges of the petals and leaves to create realistic dimension.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Watercolor pencils: Stampin' Up!

  • Butterfly Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Jennifer Perks

    Instead of piecing with patterned paper, cut two sets of wings from tissue paper and place them between two body pieces. Layering the tissue paper adds extra dimension and substance to this delicate piecing.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Gems: Queen & Co. Watercolor pencils: Stampin' Up! Wire: Making Memories.

  • Butterfly Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Valerie Salmon

    Stamp a design onto solid-color cardstock to create patterned paper. Cut your piecing from the results.

  • Flowerpot Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Valerie Salmon

    Add ribbon, gems, or other embellishments to your stamped piecings for a fun look. Valerie's stamps form most of the decoration, but the subtle additions of a ribbon around the flowerpot and gems on the petals complete the adorable accents.

  • Bluebird Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    For a touch of texture and shine, cover the bluebird's belly with foil. To add dimension to the pieced design, secure the bird's head with adhesive foam.

  • Ladybug Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Valerie Salmon

    Give your pieced designs subtle detail by stamping in a hue slightly darker than the paper color of your piecings.

  • Rainbow Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Dress up a paper-pieced rainbow by adding tone-on-tone buttons.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: Sassafras. Stickers: SEI ("pot"), Doodlebug Design ("gold"). Rub-ons: Making Memories. Stamps: Gel-a-tins (quotation marks), Kelly Panacci for Sandylion Sticker Designs (border, date). Ink: Ranger Industries. Pen: Sakura of America. Buttons: Bazzill Basics Paper, Junkitz, Autumn Leaves.

  • Butterfly Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Erica Hernandez

    Pump up paper-pieced butterflies by using patterned paper rather than solid-color cardstock.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Patterned paper: BasicGrey. Fonts: Shoe Bop (title), Teletype ("C") off the Internet, Remington (quote) by Autumn Leaves. Photo: Stacey Sattler.

  • Umbrella Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Valerie Salmon

    Add pieced designs to a card for a cute greeting. Valerie crafted an umbrella and centered it over a pretty paper background. Adhesive foam makes the umbrella stand out from the card.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Patterned paper, stickers: Heidi Grace Designs. Font: Fairy Princess from Two Peas in a Bucket. Stamps: Inkadinkado (pink umbrella pattern), Technique Tuesday (blue umbrella pattern), Fiskars (umbrella handle). Ink: Ancient Page by Clearsnap. Ribbon: May Arts. Decorative tape: Doodlebug Design. Gems: Heidi Swapp. Decorative-edge scissors, adhesive foam: Fiskars.

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    Butterfly Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Erikia Ghumm

    Soften the texture of your pieced design by adding a bit of fabric. Either attach fabric to cardstock using an adhesive sheet and then cut your design, or use fusible webbing to give fabric extra support.

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    Dragonfly Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Jodi Sanford

    Choose two shades of the same color cardstock to create the body of a simple dragonfly piecing.

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    Kite Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Valerie Salmon

    Tape a length of white floss to the back of the kite and attach cardstock bows to it with adhesive dots.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press. Floss: DMC Corp.

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    Dragonfly Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Jodi Sanford

    Ink the edges of the pieced design and draw details on the body and wings for subtle finishing touches.

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    Garden Tools Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Jodi Sanford

    Add smudges of dirt to paper-pieced garden tools by inking the edges with a brown ink pad.

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    Raincoat and Umbrella Paper-Piecing Patterns

    Design by Jodi Sanford

    To give this piecing depth, place the handle between two umbrella pieces layered slightly askew. Add a piece of vellum over the lower umbrella piece to soften the cardstock and create even more depth.

     

    SOURCES: Lettering template: Scrap Pagerz. Photo: Marnie Flores.

  • Next Slideshow Beach and Pool Paper-Piecing Patterns

    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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