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Sewing on Paper: 14 Paper Stitching Ideas

By: Dana Byerwalter, Editor, AllFreePaperCrafts

Paper Stitched Hello & Smile Card Have you ever tried sewing on paper? If you've never delved into this crafty technique, you're in for a treat. After all, most crafters try an array of new projects and jump from craft niche to craft niche. Knitters like to create DIY home decor, mixed media artists enjoy crochet, and paper crafters love to sew! Granted, this is not a blanket statement, but creativity is creativity, and that spans all genres!

You can combine multiple craft techniques when you sew on your paper projects. We have compiled an awesome collection, Sewing on Paper: 14 Paper Stitching Ideas. Stitching adds such a beautiful element to anything you're working on. Sew words onto scrapbook layouts and embellishments onto cards! Sewing is a great way to step back from traditional adhesives and use that needle and thread for more than just fabric.


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Sewing on Paper: 14 Paper Stitching Ideas

Sewing on Paper: 14 Paper Stitching Ideas

Table of Contents

Card Making Ideas

Scrapbook Layout Ideas

More Paper Stitching Ideas


Card Making Ideas

Prettiest Pale Pink Patchwork Heart Card I Love You Stitched Greeting Card

Say hello to stunning! Paper stitching adds such a gorgeous look to your handmade greeting cards. Go for a patchy look by sewing pieces of paper together or simply add an embroidered design. You'll find both kinds of projects below.

  1. Prettiest Pale Pink Patchwork Heart Card
  2. Cute Critter Clean and Simple Card
  3. Prettiest Patchwork Cards
  4. I Love You Stitched Greeting Card
  5. Rain or Shine Printable Weather Cards
  6. Embroidered with Love Valentines
  7. Paper Stitched Hello & Smile Card
  8. Floral Journaling Card Greeting Card


Scrapbook Layout Ideas

Butterfly Scrapbook Layout Mad as a Hatter Scrapbook Layout

Take a layout to a new level with paper stitching. These sewing patterns are so gorgeous and really add a completed look to the layout.

  1. Butterfly Scrapbook Layout
  2. Mad as a Hatter Scrapbook Layout
  3. Filled With Love Scrapbook and Card


More Paper Stitching Ideas

Vintage Merry Christmas Hearts Sew Sweet Tea Bags

There are limitless possibilities when it comes to sewing paper. Stitch gorgeous hearts to make a beautiful embellishment, or turn plain tea bags into heart-shaped ones for homemade gifts! You can sew on paper to create home decor pieces as well.

  1. Sew Sweet Tea Bags
  2. Vintage Merry Christmas Hearts
  3. Red and Blue Quilt Block


For more great ideas for your paper crafts, be sure to visit our Tips and Techniques category.


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