Saturday, 10 December 2011

Fashionable Stamping Challenge..

Over at Fashionable Stamping Challenges  the current challenge is dressmaking, corsets etc. Again I really just had an urge to play (shouldn't really as I still have boxes to finish for today's workshop but hey ho all will get done in time) so here is my card...

It's an 8x8 kraft card and I have tried to achieve a patchwork to go with the sentiment I used:-  "A Family is a patchwork of Love".  All stamps used are from Creative Expressions vintage sewing plate - even my tape measure is a stamp.

My image is from Marianne Design and she has been embossed and then cracked to give an aged feel.  My scissors are also from Marianne Design.

I hope you are able to see the different machine stitching between the paper panels.  My paper rosettes have been made using an EK Sucess punch.

I am also entering this card into the:  Creative Craft Challenge - "Faux or Real Stitching"

Right back to the boxes!  Well maybe some toast and another cup of tea first!  Suzanne ~x~


Silvia(Barnie) said...

Such a fantastic piece of art with so many great details and elements. Love the whole piece. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

Shirl said...

Girl after my own heart Suzanne, work later, play now. Glad you did, this card is beautiful, so much detail and the prettiest pastel colours. Paper rosettes and machine stitching fabulous. Love it.

Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

Hugs Shirley x x

Jacqueline said...

Gorgeous work Suzanne - hope the workshop wet OK - Jacqueline xx

Shar said...

Perfect in pastels! Love it!

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous card, love all the details and the sentiment.
Thanks for joining us at FSC this time.

sandra's crafty corner said...

aww this is soooo lovely,thanks for joining us at Creative craft challenge in our stitching theme and good luck with the draw and blog hop
hugs sandra dt

Terry said...

Beautiful use of stamps and so glad you decided to play! The little rosettes and all the elements are just perfect! Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges!

Lynne Moncrieff said...

There is a beautiful, dreamy quality to your card.
Wonderful detail.
Thank you so much for joining us at FSC.

Cazro said...

Oh! the one thing which first struck me were the fabulous pastel colours. Loving all of your elements. A wonderful card, thanks for sharing with us at FSC. Caz

Claire said...

Gorgeous work Suzanne, I love the patchwork effect you've created and the pretty pastels are fab
Claire xx

Fliss said...

Don't know how I missed your gorgeous creation before Suz. The soft pastel colours are beautiful and the vintage image is so lovely.
Thanks for joining in at FSC and so lovely to see you there.
Hugs, Fliss xx

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