Sunday, 21 February 2016

Sew Nice

Hello and thank you for popping by

I made this card for a friend last summer when she lent us a couple of pasting tables to use to put outside our cottage when the village held a tabletop sale.  Elizabeth is a keen  and very skillful sewer.

I embossed the body form onto a piece of core card and rubbed back to show the white core.  I distressed the edges with a distressing tool.

The dress and dotty  papers are scraps that came in a magazine.

The "thank you" stamp is a wooden one that I keep out on my desk and the other two are from a Hero Arts set of sewing stamps.

I'm taking this card to join in at The Snippets Playground - Week 217

29 comments:

SARN said...

Well that's a wonderful thank you card and nicely TAILORED(!) to the recipient! (Sorry, couldn't resist!). Thanks for hopping over to the SNIPPETS PLAYGROUND with it.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

scrAPpamondo said...

Cute card for your friend, I'm sure she will love it! It's beautiful, I like so much seeing the core of the cardstock on the body form and the thank you tab rotate in the center, so original!

Rainey's Craft Room said...

What a lovely 'thank you' card Barb, very pretty with it's themed details.
Lorraine

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Love this design and the soft pinks Barb! Beautiful! I hope you're having a lovely Sunday! Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Lisa Andersson said...

A lovely card, Barb! I like the design and the soft pink. The sentiments are perfect and I bet your friend love this.
Hugs Lisa

cuilliesocks said...

Just beautiful Barb, love the pretty colours and images, just perfect for a sewer, your choice of papers are lovely too, Kate x

KandA said...

Super card Barb. Great design and I bet your friend loved it too xx

ellyscard creatief said...

Very lovely card Barb.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely colours, love the ay you embossed it and the sentiment looks fab

meg said...

I thought the body form was a die cut until I read your post Barb wonderful work rubbing it back to the white core.

Pen Sunshinepen said...

Evening Barb, great card. I am sure your friend was very pleased with it.

Crafty hugs Pen x

Beverley Lowe said...

Hi Barb - what a beautiful thank you card, 'sew' elegant. Bet your friend loved it. Love how you have done the body form.
Hugs,
Bev xx

Cara said...

Love your treatment of the body form, gorgeous. Hope you've had a great weekend, Cara x

Jean said...

Lovely themed card Barb, I like the images and the pretty papers.
Jean x

Jo said...

Lovely card Barb, your friend is a lucky lady xx

MaryH said...

It's lovely & feminine, and since I 'used to be' a sort of sewer, loving sewing memorabilia, I really enjoyed this one. Love the clever way you've used the foam core to emboss & show the dress form. Love the dp motif, which is just perfect on this pretty card. Love everything about this one...colors, design, embellies! TFS & have a great week.

Hettie said...

What a gorgeous card Barb. I love this.
Hugs
xx

Carol L said...

This is so pretty, and such a great feminine card! I love the pastel colors too!

Craftychris said...

What a lovely thank you card! Love that dress form - it's so cool you designed the card specially with your friend's hobby in mind! xxx

Greta said...

Love the look of the embossed dress form, Barb! I've never made use of the white core in some papers, but you make me want to try it!

LesleyG said...

Cleverly coordinated card, I thought the dress was white heat embossed at first xxx

Dana & Glen said...

"Sew" fabulous card Barb! Beautiful layout and balance. Simply lovely!

Ruth Doman said...

What an elegant, stylish card Barb :) Ruth x

Angela Radford said...

Lovely Barb and such delicate colours which gives it a very stylish finish. The sentiment works brilliantly too. Happy crafty day, Angela x

Erika said...

Barb what a perfect card for someone keen on sewing, love the play on words with the sentiment too.

Hugs Erika. x

scrappymo! said...

This is such a pretty card and perfect for a sewer! Bet your friend loved it...

Princess Judy Palmer said...

What a very nice card made extra special because you customized it to your friend.

sue jones said...

Beautiful :) I LOVE the embossed body form .

Flutterbies and Heffalumps said...

What a lovely card. It's 'sew' nice to be able to make something more personal for someone.