Thursday, January 30, 2014

Stamp #70 is a stitching stamp

Doesn’t it look real?  That zig-zag stitch?  That’s one thing I don’t do. Stitch on cards for real.  Any stitching you see on my cards will be Faux Stitching.  A long time ago I bought these Technique Tuesday stitches and truth be told I have never really used them.  They were too short and then I found this, recently.  http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/the-10291/Fiskars-STAMPING-PRESS-Stamp/Detail  Oh yeah, that makes “stitching” really easy.  Line it up with the grids and press away. 

Using Amuse back ground paper and MFT Blueprints 4 this card came together nicely.  All the die cut pieces are from that set.  I used a plastic banner stencil on the scalloped piece of Coredinations to give a little fun to the strip.  Then ran the vanilla cardstock through with a tiny dots stencil. Lots of interest going on in this card that makes me love it.

IMG_3518 SUPPLIES:

STAMP: Technique Tuesday ~Hanging by a thread

STENCILS: MFT~Swiss Dots- The Crafters Workshop~Mini Circus Banners

DIES: MFT ~Blueprints 4  & 6 – Provo Craft ~Hello Friend

EMBELLISHMENTS: Trendy Tape and Viva Pearl Pen in Black, Baker’s Twine unknown

Amuse paper, Coredinations Cardstock

3 comments:

  1. This card reminds me of the country. I would live where my nearest neighbor is a mile away. Very nice indeed.

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  2. This card has lots of patterns and textures that go together very nicely. Faux stitching ROCKS! Real stitching... yeah, not so much.

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  3. Oh Janeen! That's MY kind of stitching! :) I think we had the "I strongly dislike the sewing machine" conversation! I am super impressed with that stamp. Gorgeous card altogether!

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