TFPC. I decided to make it using crazy quilting fabric piecing and embellish it with hand stitching.
I started with a little cross stitch which I started months ago and finally finished. There was some unraveling involved which may have contributed to the delay. I machine stitched my little cross stitch to a piece of muslin and then started adding pieces of fancy fabric in pinks and greens - my favorite colour combination.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
I have received a stack of used cards and am reusing the images to make new cards!!! It is a win-win!! I have chosen the smallest cards to reuse as the images are to the right scale for A2 cards.
For the first one, I chose these beautiful poppies, trimmed the image and layered it onto green and then layered this element to the front of a pink card. My favorite colour combination!! I trimmed the gold greeting from the original card, layered it onto pink and then onto my card front on a bit of a diagonal. Excellent!!
For my second card, I trimmed down the image, tied a length of white fiber on the top between the greeting and the image and then glued this element to a green card front. Done!!
For my third card, I trimmed the owl from the card and reused the borders from the card on the top and the bottom of the image. I glued these to a brown card front and added a laser printed greeting below the image.
For my fourth card, I trimmed the all over floral card front to 4" x 5.25" and added a length of vintage green seam binding before gluing it to the front of a green card. I layered a laser printed and watercoloured circle greeting (Bird's Cards) to a colour washed scallop circle punchie (SU) which was pierced in all the scallops and adhered it to my card front using 3D foam tape. I tied on a short length of seam binding to the one on the card with one knot to simulate a bow.
So a few more cards to add to the stash!!