Friday, 5 June 2015

Happy Stitching

Hello Everybody.

I hope you've been enjoying the beautiful weather we've had here today.

This afternoon I made this stitched card, which is one of the techniques that my husband likes best.

I used a Papermania plastic template and marked lightly through the holes with a pencil.  At this stage a lot of dots on the page look very confusing so I joined up the dots to make each letter stand out clearly.

 I coloured the flower and leaf with Pro markers, added a little Sakura starlight pen for sparkle (which doesn't show on the photo) and then stitched the design using 6 strands of embroidery thread throughout.  The ribbon is from my stash and the button was from a bag of mixed buttons that I bought from The Works.

I would like to enter this card into the Crafty Cardmakers and More challenge "Stitching Faux or Real"


4 comments:

  1. A brilliant card Barb. I love your stitched flower and sentiment and the ribbon and button are great finishing touches. Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and More. Sally.x.

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  2. Thanks for sending me your blog link Barb. I've been scrolling through. You've made some gorgeous cards x

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  3. Great stitching. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More. Mary

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  4. Fabulous stitching! Thanks for joining with our Real or Faux Stitching challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and More, good luck and hope to see you again soon

    Hugs, Sue xx

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Thank you so much for leaving a comment.....Please click on my header (at top of page) to see more of my cards. Barb xx