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Monday, 17 September 2012

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 75

This week, at Crafty Cardmakers, the challenge is set by Lin, and it's to make something with stitching and lace, and as a (non-essential) twist, use a stitching-related image.



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I hunted through my available images, and despite having got into cardmaking by means of various forms of embroidery, I didn't have many stitching-related images, but I did find this one.

The image is a Sarah Kay, stamped with Memento ink and coloured with Promarkers. I trimmed the image and rounded the corners, then adapted a border from Erica Forgens 101 Ideas for Embroidery on Paper. After pricking the holes, I stitched it with gold thread. I cut and scored a piece of yellow card to make a 148mm square blank, and finished the card with some white lace.

So, show us your stitches and lace, and join us this week!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Digi Doodle Shop's Best where anything goes,
Dutch Dare where they want 'sugar and spice and everything girly',
Shelly's Images where anything goes,
Stamp 'n' Doodle where they want stitching,
Bearly Mine where anything goes,
Papelitos where anything goes,

19 comments:

baileyrosy.com said...

Hi Joesphine, what a pretty image and beautifully coloured too love the lace border and how everything is so harmonious on this super card.

Marie

Kylie said...

Shes so cute sitting there doing her embroidery. Beautifully coloured xx

Bea und Doreen said...

so beautiful Josephine. The image is so sweet
Big hugs
Doreen xx

Meggymay said...

Beautiful, the image is so sweet, love the lace and stitching.
Yvonne

Marie said...

Really lovely and such work with all the stitching. Great job on that one. Thanks for joining us over at BMC this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

RebeccaJaneHoy said...

Such a pretty image and I really like all the detailed stitching,

Rebecca x

gina g said...

Gorgeous card!! lovely image.
Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine this week. luv gina xx

Mynnette said...

This is sew sweet! ;) LOVE your stitching, and your image is a doll! LOVE the blue and yellow, too!!! :)

Papercraft By Carole said...

I think this image is just perfect for this challenge. I admire your patience with the hanstitching. It's lovely. Cxxx

Chan BBChan said...

l love your detail stitching, how can you do that?

Betty

Suze Bain said...

Your gold stitching is fabulous Josephine, it makes a wonderful frame for that gorgeous wee girl. Looking forward to working alongside you on CC. xx

Feebsy said...

I love your card Josephine, the image is so sweet and the gold stitching looks fabulous.

Feebsy
xx

Chana said...

Nice image and your coloring is gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Stamp-N-Doodle!
Hugz,
Chana

Lin said...

Oh Josephine this is just gorgeous. I love the image of the little girl with her embroidery hoop in the centre of that beautifully embroidered frame. Perfection.

Sorry I haven't been by in sooooo long, but hopefully as I am finally settled in my new home I can pop by much more often.

Lin xx

lalkygirl said...

what a sweet card ,love the image and fab stitching
thanks for joining us at DDS and good luck
tracey x

Лілюська-Lilia said...

Your card is fabulous, Josephine!! Love your colouring! Thanks for joining DDCC!! xx Lilia DT

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Wonderful card. Love the stiching that you have done!

Thanks for joining us as Dutch Dare Card Challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Quick change of hat :D

Love the fabulous colour combination that you have used. You really have colored this sweet image so well!

Thanks for joining us as Papelitos Challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Evelina Wikberg said...

So cute. Love the stamp! So excited to be working with you all over at Crafty Card Makers. Hugs..xx

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