Happy Thursday! Welcome back to another stamping therapy session. Today I have a video tutorial for you showing how to paper piece. Maybe you have been around Unity for a while and know all about paper piecing or maybe you are brand new to Unity! Either way paper piecing is such a fun way to use your stamps! I especially love them with the Angie Girl line. Love picking out the pretty colors and patterns of the paper to make gorgeous clothing for the Angie Girls.
I used the coffee loving Angie Girls for my samples this week. Because I love coffee and I love Angie Girls. So I thought why not. Unity has quite the selection of these coffee drinking girls. As a matter of fact. It was one of these girls that made me fall in love with the Angie Girl line.
How to: Paper piece
Oh how I just adore how the patterned paper can make such cute outfits. There is a lot of fussy cutting with this technique but it doesn’t bother me.
Few more samples using paper piecing
I love paper piecing on kraft card stock. I am not sure why but I do. For this card I stamped directly onto the kraft and then paper pieced her outfit. I colored her hair, skin, and coffee cup with Prismacolor colored pencils. Kits used: Tricia Girl and sentiment came from Kimmie Girl.
Another way to paper piece. Is to just pick one or two items to paper piece. This speeds up the process. All that fussy cutting can be time consuming. Unity stamps are so detailed that I didn’t even bother to color her. I think she is my favorite too. So paper piecing can be used for quick cards as well. I did an ombre background with distress oxide in fossilized amber and stamped the flowers in the same ink. Kits used: Brystl Girl and Flowers Galore.
You can paper piece anything really. You don’t have to just paper piece Angie Girls. I paper pieced this coffee cup since I was already on a coffee theme. I have seen some awesome flowers and cute critters paper pieced as well. This is a fun way to use patterned paper.Kits used: Cuppa Comfort and sentiment from Kimmie Girl.
I hope you found some inspiration from paper piecing. If you try this technique out for yourself, tag me over on the Unity Show and Tell Facebook group. I would love to see what you make with this technique. I love seeing your creations so much. If you missed last weeks stamping therapy post. Click here to take you to that blog post on the shaving cream technique. That is our time for today!
Thank you so much for joining me this Thursday.
Until next time, stamp on!