August 31, 2023

Paper Piecing


Technique Time.  Paper Piecing.  This is an "old" technique but fun by creating patterns instead of  coloring them.  It also makes quick work on the coloring side for those who are not fond of coloring.

Card measurements:

Misty Moonlight    5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 4 x 5-1/4, scrap
Night of Navy    3-1/4 x 4-1/2
Basic White    3 x 4-1/4
Designer Paper    2 x 3, 1-1/2 x 3

Video instructions

 
 
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August 27, 2023

Paper Quilting



Technique Time.  I have always wanted to take up quilting, but it seemed to intricate for me (like small pieces of paper aren't -- haha).  This is the next best thing on a totally smaller level.  These cards were CASED from another demonstrator (of course I can never find their names again).  I hope you enjoy 

Paper measurements:

Boho Blue    5-1/2 x 8-1/2
Night of Navy    4 x 4,  3-1/4 x 3-1/4
Basic White    1-1/2 x 1-1/2 (4), 3 x 3, 3-3/4 x 3-3/4 (embossed), scraps for oval sentiment and sewing machine
Designer Series Paper (Countryside Inn)  1-1/2 x 1-1/2 (2). 1/2 x 1-1/2

Template:

Video instructions:

 

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August 25, 2023

Modified Side Step Technique

 

 
Technique Time.  This fun card is called the modified side step.  The typical side step card has more measuring and "tricky" cutting.  This card has a few folds and joining together.  So much simpler with the same look.

Card measurements:

Flirty Flamingo    5-1/2 x 8-1/2 score 1-1/4, 2-1/2, 5-1/2
                             3-1/4 x 8-1/2 score 4-1/4
                             2-3/4 x 5-1/4 (embossed)
Designer Paper (Zoo Crew)
                             3 x 4, 1 x 5-1/4, 1-1/4 x 3
Basic White         2-3/4 x 5-1/4
                             2 x 4 (die cut for image)

Video instructions:

 

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Altered Strips

Technique Time. The new Country Woods Designer Series paper has a striped piece that works perfectly for this technique by cutting off half ...