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Valentine's Day Paper-Piecing Patterns

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    • Valentine Owl Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Add a sentiment to your piecing by printing it on pink cardstock before cutting the heart. Dress up the owl by adding googly eyes and a gem-and-flower combo.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers (pink), Bazzill Basics Paper (all other). Font: Century Gothic. Flower: Prima Marketing, Inc. Gem: Making Memories. Cutting tool: Fiskars.

    • Gum Ball Machine Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Combine cardstock, transparency, adhesive foam, and buttons to create a shaker-style gum ball machine piecing. See the second page of this download for how-to instructions.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Buttons: Jesse James & Co. Punches, cutting tool: Fiskars.

    • Valentine Cake Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Layer two shades of the same color cardstock to add depth to the cake platter. Embellish the icing with gems and a brad for a piecing that looks good enough to eat!

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (brown, light and dark turquoise), Prism Papers (pink). Brad: Doodlebug Design. Gems: Darice. Cutting tool: Fiskars.

    • Valentine Pie Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Give the crust on this pie a realistic look by choosing cardstock slightly darker than the top of the pie and cutting slits in either end to slide the top layer into.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Stickers: Cloud 9 Design. Button: Jesse James & Co. Floss: DMC Corp. Cutting tool: Fiskars.

    • Valentine Heart Cookies Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Layer shades of same-color cardstock atop each other to add depth to this piecing. Replace the heart-shape cookies with circles for a more generic cookie piecing.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (dark gray, kraft, tan, red), Prism Papers (light gray). Glitter: Doodlebug Design. Cutting tool: Fiskars.

    • Valentine Mailbox Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Jennifer Perks

      Tuck private journaling away in a mailbox-shape envelope with a working door and a movable flag attached with a brad. To create the door, Jennifer scored a fold along the door's bottom edge and used a magnet to keep it closed.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Stampin' Up!. Brad: Queen & Co. Punch: Target. Thread: Coats & Clark. Magnet: BasicGrey.

    • Bumblebee Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Jennifer Perks

      Vellum wings add a realistic touch to this paper-pieced bumblebee. Jennifer cut small strips of wire for the antennae and secured tiny paper hearts to the ends. To make this bee bobble on a Valentine's Day card, accordion-fold a strip of cardstock and adhere one end to your card and the other end to the back of the paper piecing.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (yellow), Stampin' Up! (red, vellum). Pearls: Queen & Co. Glitter: Martha Stewart Crafts for EK Success (red antennae hearts), Sulyn Industries (black bee stripes). Pen: American Crafts.

    • Valentine 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.

    • Valentine Lollipop Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Jennifer Perks

      For a sweet valentine lollipop, cut and layer several cardstock and glitter-paper hearts. Jennifer added bling with a frame of gems and texture with a ribbon tied around the lollipop stick.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: American Crafts (hot pink), Bazzill Basics Paper (light pink), Stampin' Up! (white).

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      Valentine Postage Stamp Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Jennifer Perks

      To easily create the postage-stamp edge on this paper piecing, Jennifer used her decorative scissors. If you don't have these scissors, use a craft knife to follow our pattern. She printed the "14" on cardstock before cutting it out and added shimmer on the red heart with glitter glue.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (light pink), Stampin' Up! (red, white). Patterned paper: BoBunny Press. Decorative paper: Prism Papers. Font: Adobe Garamond Pro. Gem: Queen & Co. Glitter: Ranger Industries. Decorative scissors: The Paper Studio.

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      Cupid Piecing

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Cut overlapping elements from different color cardstock to create noticeable contrast. Valerie Salmon 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, red), Prism Papers (pink, light gray). Pattern: Vicki Boutin.

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      Candy Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      To add texture to this candy piecing, run the patterned paper through a crimper before adding the cardstock, and top the cardstock off with a grouping of brads.

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      Valentine Envelope Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Choose contrasting patterns for the pieces of the envelope, and ink the edges for even more definition. Valerie tucked a heart stamped with a sweet sentiment inside the envelope and added a flower and gem for a decorative touch.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Patterned paper: Autumn Leaves. Stamp: Michaels. Ink: Ancient Page. Gem: Heidi Swapp. Flower: Prima Marketing, Inc.

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      Heart Box Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Valerie Salmon

      Layered patterned paper creates the illusion of depth on this piecing. Add sparkle to the lid with a glitter paper border. Valerie included paper trim, a flower, and a tag to dress up her design.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Patterned paper: Autumn Leaves. Stamp: Michaels. Ink: Ancient Page. Gem: Heidi Swapp. Flowers: Prima Marketing, Inc. Rickrack: May Arts.

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      Love Symbol Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Christina Cole

      Ink the edges of the cardstock pieces for definition, then layer them to create the American Sign Language symbol for love.

       

      SOURCES: Patterned paper: Daisy D's Paper Co.

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      Cupid Paper-Piecing Pattern

      Design by Christina Cole

      Ink the edges of each piece before layering them to give the piecing a distressed look. Once assembled, use a pen to complete cupid by doodling facial features and toes.

       

      SOURCES: Patterned paper: My Mind's Eye.

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