Saturday, May 1, 2010

Taylored Expressions Sketch Challenge #111

When I saw this card sketch challenge on the Taylored Expressions Blog , I knew right away that I wanted to create a card. I was also inspired by a "Stitch With Your Stamps" challenge over at A Walk Down Memory Lane. So, I combined the two.

I've sewn on my cards with my sewing machine many times and I've hand stitched a few times, but I've never used my stamps for this. I had to go through my stamp collection to find just the right stamp. Surprisingly enough I found quite a few that would work with this technique. I used a Hero Arts flower stamp for this card.

I've always been intrigued in quilling. Some time ago, I picked up a quilling tool and a sampler pack of paper. I tried it out for this card with just some easy circles and I think I want to experiment some more. I love the look of quilling.

Here's my take on the sketch:

Flower


TESC111 5.7.10


Products Used For This Card:

  • Bazzill in White, Sunbeam & Kraft
  • Making Memories Floss
  • Slotted Quilling Tool & Quilling Paper
  • Tombow Marker
  • Lace
  • Cosmo Cricket Patterned Paper
  • Memento Ink
  • Hero Arts Stamps "Flowers Pattern" CL375
  • Card Sketch TESC#111 from Taylored Expressions
  • Inspiration from A Walk Down Memory Lane

Thanks for stopping by!

4 comments:

Diana said...

Sewing on cards is so much fun. The lace is such a nice accent.

Melissa Sauls said...

This is absolutely fabulous!! Love that bright and cheery flower. Thanks for participating in the sketch challenge and hope to see you again next week! :)

Karen Howard said...

Patty, this is beautiful!!! Love the bright summer colors and the stitching on the flower!

happydays525 said...

Totally my favorite card of yours so far! LOVE this one Patty!

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