Our guest designer from January, Linda Cummings, was kind enough to put together this tutorial on paper piecing with digital images. If digital stamps are new to you (or even if they aren't), you can add this to your repertoire of ways to use them. Have a great day!
White Cardstock (size to accommodate printer)
Colored Cardstock (size to accommodate printer)
Small sharp scissors or craft knife
Fine Black Permanent Marker
Looking at the image, I decided I needed 3 shades of green (shell, underside of shell, body)
I printed a white base sheet, the 3 green sheets, and a red sheet. It is important to note the size of the image you are printing just in case you make a mistake and have to print another sheet.
When cutting out the pieces leave as much of the black outline as possible; however, try not to
When adhering pieces it is important to start with the bottom piece. You want to
After you complete the paper piecing you can correct small areas with a black marker if needed.
On 'This Bud's for You' I filled in the spots on the turtle with a dark green marker. I could have printed a brown or dark green sheet and cut the spots out. I added white dots on the eye.