Paper piecing?

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  1. New England Eeyore

    New England Eeyore <font color=purple>Bradley Whitford and Rob Lowe a

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    I see that a lot of swaps have paper piecing as an element. The only instructions I've ever come across have been how to make one from a pattern, so I was wondering, how do you do one when you don't have a pattern? I've seen pictures of some really awesome Disney characters that people have done for past swaps and I just can't imagine how you do that. Could someone explain it, or maybe point me in the direction of a website that could explain it?

    Thanks! :teeth:
     
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  3. bubbasmom99

    bubbasmom99 <br>Disney Obsessed<br><font color=red>I know you

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    You can use anything as a pattern, like a picture... but coloring book pages are the easiest. I have traced out the parts and then used that as a template. Now that I have a Wishblade, it's much easier - wahoo!
     
  4. bigsis1970

    bigsis1970 Always planning my next trip! Maybe my 45th Bday??

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    Ok this might sound dumb but here goes -- a paper piecing is like layering each piece to get a final result that is more then one piece of paper?
    like making say a yellow pooh with a red shirt layered on top ?
     
  5. MerryPoppins

    MerryPoppins <font color=coral>I posted around Woo Hooty time<b

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    Please tell me more about the Wishblade.

    I do lots of paper piecings. I usually use coloring book pictures, cut the pieces and layer them in a sort of collage. It's not as hard as it sounds. Start with something with few pieces and larger shapes and graduate to more complicated patterns.
     
  6. lorli

    lorli Perfectly Pixieish

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    I'm new to this and wondered if there are any pictures of this floating out there?
     

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