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    Gnome Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Add character to your gnome with small gems for eyes and a hand-drawn mouth

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Core'dinations. Patterned paper: BasicGrey (yellow), Doodlebug Design (black dot), Fancy Pants Designs (yellow), My Mind's Eye (navy, red). Gems: Queen & Co. Adhesive: Ranger Industries (wet), Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (dry).

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    Download the gnome pattern here.

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Pearlescent gems make great mini typewriter keys. Write a message on the page in pen and use it on a card.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Core'dinations. Patterned paper: Doodlebug Design. Gems: Queen & Co. Adhesive: Ranger Industries (wet), Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (dry).

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    Monster Paper-Piecing Patterns

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Trim pieces from fun patterned-paper scraps and combine them for an adorable pair of creatures.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Core'dinations. Patterned paper: American Crafts (pink dot, green swirl, blue stripe, orange stripe), Bella Blvd (purple, orange cross, yellow swirl), Jillibean Soup (stripe, orange lined). Brads: 7Gypsies. Punches: Fiskars.

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    Mushroom Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Inked circles make whimsical spots for woodland mushrooms.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Core'dinations. Patterned paper: BasicGrey (beige grid), BoBunny Press (red dot, red solid, beige pattern), Scenic Route Paper Co. (green grid). Marker: Copic. Adhesive: Ranger Industries (wet), Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (dry).

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    Spool Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Take a simple spool design to the next level by wrapping it with baker's twine. Tuck the needle into the coiled twine to secure it.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Core'dinations. Baker's twine: Doodlebug Design. Adhesive: Ranger Industries (wet), Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (dry).

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    Flag Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Wood-grain patterned paper gives the flagpoles a textured look, and decorative-edge scissors add a bit of character to the pennant

     

    SOURCES: Patterned paper: American Crafts (green dot, pink dot), Bella Blvd (star), My Mind's Eye (green pattern, wood grain, blue). Gems: Queen & Co. Punches: Fiskars. Adhesive: Ranger Industries.

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    Tree Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Add instant realism with hand-cut wood grain (or substitute with wood-grain patterned paper), while giving the tree dimension with adhesive foam.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Core'dinations. Patterned paper: Three Bugs in a Rug (dot), American Crafts (green swirl). Adhesive: Ranger Industries (wet), Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (dry).

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    Vintage Bicycle Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Cut several strips of cardstock to create the spokes.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers.

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    Silhouettes Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Use a craft knife and glass mat to easily cut out detailed shapes, such as the silhouettes.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Pink Paislee (pink), Prism Papers (black), Sassafras (blue). Adhesive: Tombow.

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    Camera Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Trim two curved pieces from cream cardstock to give the camera lens shape.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L.

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    Dress Form Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Give the dress form a Parisian look by trimming the body from a script-pattern paper.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BasicGrey. Adhesive: Tombow.

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    Bird Cage Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Add a tiny gem for the bird's eye.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Die Cuts With A View (blue), Prism Papers (black), Sassafras (yellow). Adhesive: Tombow.

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    Hot Air Balloon Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Trim the basket from patterned paper so the pattern creates a scalloped edge.

     

    SOURCES: Patterned paper: Pink Paislee (script), Sassafras (cream and green), Scenic Route Paper Co. (green dot). Adhesive: Tombow.

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    Elephant Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Add detail to an elephant piecing by trimming eyelashes, an ear, toes, and a tail from patterned paper.

     

    SOURCES: Patterned paper: BasicGrey (light gray, dark gray), Pink Paislee (yellow), Three Bugs in a Rug (blue dot). Adhesive: Tombow.

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    Key Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Give a key piecing dimension by using black cardstock as the base.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Adhesive: Tombow.

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    Clothesline Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Trim articles of clothing from patterned paper and "hang" them from a curved strip of cardstock.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: KaiserCraft (blue plaid), October Afternoon ("d"), Pink Paislee (pink plaid), Sassafras (aqua, green stripe, heart, yellow, orange, pink floral).

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    Cupcake Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Jennifer Perks

    Crimp the cupcake liner before assembling this cute cupcake paper piecing to give it realistic texture. Jennifer printed a secret message on a strip of cardstock and cut a small slit in the cupcake's frosting to hide the cardstock strip.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Decorative paper: Die Cuts With A View (white glitter), Doodlebug Design (pink glitter). Font: Adobe Caslon Pro. Crimper: Fiskars.

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    Owl and Tree Paper-Piecing Patterns

    Design by Cindy Tobey

    Cut shapes from a variety of patterns and colors to highlight each layer of a paper piecing. Consider other materials besides paper and cardstock -- Cindy hand-cut and stitched a felt circle for the tree leaves.

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    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.

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    Rocket Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Cathy Blackstone

    For an out-of-this-world vibe, Cathy gave her rocket paper piecing metallic bling with glittered cardstock, staples, and a miniature robot brad. Use a double-sided adhesive sheet for even glitter coverage.

     

    SOURCES: Patterned paper: BasicGrey (orange), Making Memories (green), Sassafras Lass (blue). Chipboard accents: Making Memories. Brad: Eyelet Outlet. Glitter: Tinsel Trading.

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    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.

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    Sunflower Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Vicki Boutin

    Cut shapes from flocked, corrugated, and metallic papers to give a sunflower paper piecing extra texture.

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    Wedding Cake Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Jennifer Perks

    Channel your inner Cake Boss. Frost your cake piecing with glitter and swoops of dimensional fabric paint.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Core'dinations (pink), Stampin' Up! (white). Decorative paper: Doodlebug Design. Gems: Queen & Co. Fabric paint: Duncan Enterprises. Pen: American Crafts.

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    Robot Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Tracy Kyle

    Tracy embellished her girly robot with die-cut paper trim, a gem, and an acrylic flower die cut. She fashioned mini glasses from florist's wire.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Decorative paper: Making Memories. Brad: Making Memories. Flower: Queen & Co. Paper trim: Doodlebug Design. Gem: Westrim Crafts. Adhesive: All Night Media.

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    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).

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    Camera Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Cathy Blackstone

    A cute and colorful pieced camera works well on a scrapbook page about travel. It also makes a great addition to a photography-theme page. Cathy gave her design girly flair by backing the lens with a pink flower. We include a pattern for the flower, but you could use a purchased floral embellishment instead. Smear pink ink on the edges of your shapes to add to the look.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: K&Company (green), Pink Paislee (lined). Brad: Making Memories.

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    Bicycle Paper-Piecing Pattern

    Design by Cathy Blackstone

    Distressed papers add an unexpected touch to Cathy's playful bicycle. She cut gray cardstock strips to create the wheel's spokes and secured large brads where the strips crossed.

     

    SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BasicGrey (pink stripe), Pink Paislee (blue dot). Brads: Doodlebug Design.

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