Monday, September 11, 2017

Sew Pretty

This is the card I made Sis for her birthday. Sis loves sewing and knitting and I usually make her a card depicting one or the other. Last year was knitting so this year I had a look through my stash of freebie papers from magazines and selected some to make the card below.


The paper pattern  paper is 'Sew Pretty' by Aspire Crafts and also the Handmade sentiment. The women dressed is a Raspberry Road Design. The Tape measure paper is an unknown. I have glued them all to sheets of thin card before trimming down to size and  distressing around the edges using a TH. distress tool.
I have adhered to a blank scalloped edge card base and the sentiment is a Britannia word die cut. The scissors and cotton reel are mdf cut outs from Scrap Matts and the green thread from my stash.
As I have used snippets of  card from  cereal boxes to glue the papers onto I can hop over to Di's blog and enter the playground. I haven't played on the swings in such a long time. I'm not going near those pogo sticks or the pond.

Entering into the following challenges:
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #296 and 297.  Use up your snippets. (bits of cereal boxes).
Allsorts challenge #432. Use at least two DP's.



25 comments:

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

A fabulous card Valery, with the distressed edges of the card it looks as though it material fraying slightly. Just right for a stitcher.

Sue xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Mrs A this is a stunning card your sister is going to love it. I hope you are well recovered from your exciting weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

dutchess said...

Lovely card...your sister will love it.....xxx

Sandra H said...

Simply gorgeous card so lovely are the colours and the distressed look too Mrs A your talents are really showing in this card and l'm sure your sister loved it and how nice that your both crafty people something to share sending lots of love x

Anne said...

This is perfect for your Sister if she likes sewing
I love the little cotton reel you made, what a lovely embellishment

Anne x

scrAPpamondo said...

Adorable card with a sweet vintage feel! Your sister surely will love it! The shaped scissors are just stunning!

Aquarius said...

Great card for someone into sewing and also just right for the Snippets challenge.

terrie said...

Great looking card....your sister going to like this special card....well done Mrs. A
and thanks for sharing.

cuilliesocks said...

What a wonderful card Valery, love the dresses and all the embellishments. I've noticed patterns for these 1950s dresses in the sewing shops, so your card is right on trend, Kate x

Jane Willis said...

Beautiful card Mrs A - it's made me all nostalgic for the days when I used to spend hours rummaging through paper patterns in fabric shops
Jane

Darnell said...

She will put this at the top of her favorite sewing-theme cards from you, Anne! It full of wonderful vintage details and reminds me of all the patterns I used to drool over in the fabric store, wishing I could afford to buy and sew all of them!! Hugs, Darnell

Jenny L said...

Hi Mrs A,
A very Happy Birthday to you Sister.
Your card is brilliantly created and the design is ace.
Love the papers, and for course the scissors and cotton reel are super gorgeous.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Barb said...

A fantastic card Mrs A and I'm sure your sister will love it. I really like the papers and the distressed edges look great. It's got a really retro look. Happy Birthday to your sister. Barbxx

Sister. Barbxx

Kathleen said...

Brilliant creation and love the use of the cereal boxes, love the dresses, a bit before my time but not much.

Kath x

Mia said...

A fabulous card, Mrs A. So vintage!!! It makes me want to sew!!! Ha, ha! Have a great week, my friend.

Claire said...

Lovely vintage card with lots of great sewing themed embellishments and touches x

Craftychris said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! I love the vintage ladies. Hugs xxxxxx

Di said...

This is absolutely lovely my friend! I remember my Mum having a dress just like the spotty one when we lived in Singapore. Gorgeous card and I adore the addition of the thread as well - very clever!

Thank you for joining us in the Snippets Playground!

Hugs

Di xx

Createology said...

Sewing is my very most favorite craft of all time. Sew...of course, I love this collage. Creative Bliss <3

brenda said...

A very pretty blend of DP's Valery and so pleased you linked up to us, many thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge this week. And as Di said, I can also remember my Mum in similar dresses.

B x

Cara said...

Fabulous card, love the retro feel to it. Takes me back to the days of my Mum taking over the lounge floor with material and wafer thin patterns x

AlisonC said...

Gorgeous retro look. Oh for that waistline! Perhaps the choklit I've just scoffed wont' help...

Andree said...

A lovely card and an authentic vintage look with the image. The MDF embellishments are perfect xx

Greta said...

What a special card for your sister! This is really beautiful--love all the elements, Mrs. A!

Megan J said...

Hi Mrs.A, what a perfect card for your sewing sister, love the distressed edges and pretty images. Have a wonderful week... Megan GD Snippets Playground