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:

  1. 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

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  2. 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!

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

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

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  5. 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

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

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

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

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

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

    Crafty hugs Pen x

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  11. 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

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

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

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  14. Lovely card Barb, your friend is a lucky lady xx

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  15. 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.

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

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

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  18. 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

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  19. 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!

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

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

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  22. What an elegant, stylish card Barb :) Ruth x

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

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

    Hugs Erika. x

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

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

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  27. Beautiful :) I LOVE the embossed body form .

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

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