machine sewing on paper

Sewing on paper is easier than I thought it would be. I’ve recently tried both machine sewing and hand stitching/embroidery on paper and both work. In both cases, I recommend using thick paper (although I used regular computer paper in my sewing machine and it worked fine).

As I learn more about sewing on paper, I will add it to this page.

Here’s a sample of my recent sewing on paper. I tried using different stitches on my machine.

stitching on paper

Tools for Sewing on Paper

  • Machine sewing on paper: obviously, you need a sewing machine. I’m quite happy with my Brother CS6000i.
  • Hand sewing on paper: needle and thread. You can also use a sharp tool like a bulletin board pin to poke holes in your page before you embroider. If you do, you will want to use something under you paper, like an old book or a cutting mat. If you are doing cross-stitch on paper, you may want to use grid paper to make the holes on the paper.
  • Paper: thicker paper is better

Art Journaling

I am participating in the 31 Days, which is a blogging challenge in October organized by The Nester. I have chosen to (attempt) to write Monday-Friday during October on the topic of art journaling.

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