Thursday, November 26, 2009
I did it! Machine sewing!
It's not my first time to add stitching on a card but this is my first time using a sewing machine to do it! A few projects I've made previously, I sewed by hand. But that takes time especially since I like to poke my holes first then stitch. I used my Kenmore sewing machine that I purchased several years ago after taking a sewing class. I made a bag in that class and boy was I motivated to make more bags but that didn't last, lol!
I'm proud of this card but the the picture turned out horrible so it doesn't do the card any justice. This was a belated birthday card that I had to mail so I didn't get to retake the pictures and I took quite a few! (I know what I did wrong so hopefully that won't happen again!) This card came together quite quickly. I colored the image with markers and cut it out to adhere to the scallop circle, sewed the paper to the card stock, and assembled all the elements.
patterned paper: My Mind's Eye
floral image: Stampin Up-Bloomin Beautiful
card stock: Stampin Up-pink piroutette, rose red; Gina K Designs-chocolate kiss; Papertrey Ink-vintage cream
ink: Marvy LePlume II markers (cherry, bubble gum pink, yellow, mocha, leaf green)
other: Kenmore sewing machine; Fiskars scallop edge punch, Marvy scallop circle punch