How to Create Marquetry Scrapbooking Borders Using the Textile Paper Packs

Have you seen the Timber, Stone and Cloth Paper Packs yet? I absolutely love how realistic the textures are! These border designs came about by indecision. So many shades and textures, how could I choose just a few? What if I laid strips of my favourites side by side, marquetry-style, and used the resulting patterns to create richly textured borders? Read on to see what I came up with!

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Make the Patchwork Quilt Scrapbook Layout

Several years ago when my mom retired from her 20-year teaching career, she decided to make a ninety-degree change and become a student – learning quilting! She spent hours upon hours learning the process, techniques and stitching from an expert quilter from her church, and took on the time-consuming challenge of making thoughtful, personalized quilts for all four of her kids, as well as her grandkids.

She’s made me two patchwork quilts that I absolutely adore, one ballet-themed and one themed around my dogs, and they’re my favorite gifts from her. Today’s Patchwork Quilt Scrapbook Layout was inspired by my love of these quilts. Let’s take a look!

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