By Helen | September 30, 2010
The tutorial this month is going to feature Paper Piecing. As soon as I saw the CTMH October Stamp of the Month: Share the Magic, I thought – the Santa would be perfect to teach you the paper piecing technique.
Grab a cup of your favorite beverage, sit back and join us on a journey of amazing things you can do with this stamp set. There are almost 70 CTMH Consultants joining in on the fun…that’s a LOT of ideas that YOU can take and duplicate with this fun stamp set. If you arrived here from Kathleen’s blog you’re on the right path.
- CTMH Share the Magic D1443 – the October Stamp of the Month
- CTMH Mistletoe Creative Basics paper pack X5811, that comes with the Gold Satin Ribbon
- CTMH Inks in Black, Taffy, Blush and Bamboo
- CTMH Cardstock in White Daisy and Cranberry
- CTMH Liquid Appliqué Z308
- CTMH Bonding Memories Glue Z553
- CTMH 3D-Foam Tape Z1151
- CTMH Blending Pen 3174
- CTMH Corner Rounder Z578
- CTMH Sponge Daubers Z726
- CTMH 5.5″ x 4.25″ White Cards and Envelopes (50 pack) X254
For those that want to skip the tutorial, ”hop” on over to my friend Teri to see what she’s created.
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Using Black ink and a 2 1/2″ x 2 1/8″ piece of the Mistletoe dark green paper, reversed, stamp the portion of the Santa that would be his suit…like this. Cut out the parts that are his suit.
Using Black ink, stamp Santa onto a 3″ x 3″ piece of White Daisy cardstock. Attach the cut out pieces over the stamped image.
Using Black ink, stamp the toy sack portion on a 1 1/4″ x 1 5/8″ piece of Olive cardstock. You’ll only be stamping the portion with the toy sack, not the rest of Santa. Cut out and attach to the image panel, leaving the top of the toy sack free.
Using Black ink, stamp the belt on a strip of White Daisy cardstock. Then, using Black ink and a Sponge Dauber, ink the cardstock to get the depth of color you desire. Cut out the portions of the belt and attach to the image panel. Repeat for the boots.
Using Black ink, stamp the belt buckle on a 3/4″ x 3/4″ piece of Honey cardstock. Use a cutting knife and the Versamat to cut out the middle opening, then use scissors to trim the rest of the buckle. Attach over the belt.
Using Black ink, stamp the teddy bear on a scrap of White Daisy cardstock. Tip: Since we’ll be tucking the teddy bear into the toy sack, you only need the top part…as shown below. Using the Blending Pen and Bamboo ink, color as desired. Cut out and tuck behind the toy sack, attaching with a piece of 3D Foam Tape.
Using the Blending Pen and Taffy ink, color Santa’s face. Use Blush ink for the cheeks and tongue.
Apply Liquid Appliqué to the furry areas of Santa’s hat and suit. Use the craft heater to heat the Liquid Appliqué from the bottom to make the Liquid Appliqué puff. Tip: If you want, you can add glitter while the Liquid Appliqué is wet and it will stay stuck to the Liquid Appliqué after you heat it.
Round the corners of the image panel and mat with the Mistletoe green snowflake paper (3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″), then Cranberry cardstock (3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″). Cover the card front with the Mistletoe ornament paper. Add the Gold Satin Ribbon and voila! Tip: Use a smidge of Liquid Glass to prevent the ends of the satin ribbon from fraying…there’s a metallic thread in it, and this helps seal the ends.
Now… ”hop” on over to my friend Teri’s blog to see what she’s created.