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Sewing Paper: A Tutorial

Sewing Paper: A Tutorial

Julia over on Belle Papier has an excellent tutorial explaining how to use a sewing machine to sew paper to paper. This practice is popular among those of us who make greeting cards, but it could be a fantastic way to fabricate an art piece.

Some of Julia’s suggestions:

  • If you don’t have an electronic sewing machine automatically corrects tension, check your tension on a scrap piece of paper, and adjust as necessary.
  • Don’t try to sew more than 3 pieces of cardstock together.
  • Use just a bit of adhesive to hold your papers together while sewing.
  • Consider freestyle stitching, which is great for the beginner.


For the entire tutorial, head on over to Belle Papier.

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