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Sunday, 25 September 2011

We're In Stitches at The Crafty Pad

Good Morning and welcome to another Sunday, and another challenge at THE CRAFTY PAD. This week we ask you to use
on your can be real or faux.
All of the DT have been very excited this week as we got to play with some of Debbie's latest designs in our creations. They are available individually, or as a set for a fab price of just £1.40

Here's my card:

I used the elements to create a border and added stitching on both sides. I printed onto the DP and cut the edges with a border punch.

This forms the stopper of the easel card. A small piece of ribbon and a stick-pin have been added.

The main image is the wonderful sewing machine, printed onto the DP, with some digital stitching and buttons.

Cut with a nestie, the edges have been inked and I added a sewing needle charm on some black thread. I am really into making posh pins atm, so I've added a couple of those too!

The backing panels are black card, which I embossed with an embossing folder in my Big Shot. I made a flower from a piece if Angel Hair paper (not quite as successful as I'd hoped but the colour was so perfect I persevered and think it j
just about works!) I also made a ticket sentiment which reads 'Sew' Special!

We have a fabulous sponsor once again this week,

Crafty Sentiments Designs with 3 digis of choice as a prize!

I know I say it every week, but the DT creations this week are once again so varied and all equally awesome, and I'd love for you to pop over and take a peek!
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Thanks for visiting, I look forward to visiting your blogs to see all of your wonderful stitching creations.


Denise and Louise said...

Gorgeous card.
Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges xx

Catherine said...

This is such a beautiful card Ali ! Love the image and your stitching is fantastic ! Hugs and love from Catherine

June Houck said...

I love the double zig-zag border on your card! Brilliant. This is a great take on the 'no coloring' challenge at Shopping Our Stash.

Catherine said...

Oh lovely stamps! Love your creation Ali. It just so happens I've just made a card using a dressmaker's dummy...but...I can't post about it just yet as my friend might see it before her birthday oops!

Anonymous said...

Oh wow such a wonderful card... soooo pretty
I am new follower...
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Danni said...

Wonderful card! Thank you for playing along with Shopping Our Stash!

Anne-Marie said...

Oh I love sewing images! The colours you chose are gorgeous, and I love all the little details you placed so beautifully...gorgeous creation!

Karen Hasheck said...

You are a winner at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Take a look:

Send me an email at and I will get you in touch with the sponsor.

Shelley said...

This is gorgeous. Thanks for joining in this weeks OSCC. Hugs Shelley xx

Cindy P. said...

Ali, this is just a fabulous easel card!!! LOVE IT!! All of your special little touches like the printing and stick pin are just great. I am a new follower of yours and would love to have you stop by for a visit and perhaps follow too! Have a great week!
Cindy Porter

Donna said...

Fantastic design, beautiful card. Thank you for joining in the DDS Challenge. hugs Donna x

Laura (sandytoz) said...

Thank you for playing with us in our "Fall Colors" challenge at Just Some Lines! :)

Love, Laura

Sheri said...

I love all the little details on this! Thanks for joining our "Sew Simple" challenge this week at My Sheri CRAFTS ;-)

Tina said...

i love this image...beautiful

thank you for joining us at just some lines


Jen said...

thanks for joining us this week with our fall colours challenge
Jen xx
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