Monday, 24 September 2012
Well I think Autumn has now well and truly arrived! It was so dark this morning...what a difference a couple of days make! I've given in and put my heating on too!
As I haven't done one for ages, this is my entry for the latest challenge over at Simply Stampin' Challenge, which is to Faux or Sew! I must admit to loving to use sewing on my projects, although when I first starting doing it some years ago, got some very dubious looks from friends...they find it more odd when I don't use stitching now! I usually go for real rather than faux, but I really like both effects.
You can't see properly as my photo is pants, but I have used the Parlor Prints background stamp on the crumb cake card and inked all the edges. I hand stitched the border using linen thread, not the easiest thing to sew with to be honest, but I do love the end result.
I hope you like it...I'll be back with some more sewing very soon. Just a shame I can't actually sew material! ;-)
Supplies used are all Stampin' Up!
Stamp set: Ornament Keepsakes, Curly Cute, Parlor Prints
Colours: Crumb Cake,Early Espresso, Very Vanilla
Dies: Holiday Ornaments Framelits
Ribbon: Crumb Cake Seam Binding
Accessories: Basic Pearls, Linen Thread
Thanks for stopping by and taking a look.