Sunday, 18 July 2010

LTD In Stitches


Hilda is having a few days offline before she shut the computer down she set up this weeks Lots to do challenge which is in stitches. Real of faux stitching is ok just some suggestion of stitches somewhere. Some fabulous entries already including an amazing Apron and a marvellous sampler.

If you know me you'll know sewing is not my greatest skill in fact I'm still recovering from the teacher who made me undo the seam seam for a whole term. Do enjoy making trapeeze cards and as needle and thread is involved an trusting it counts. Stencil marked, cutout and holes pierced, frame run through bigshot with an embossing folder. The raised embossing touched with matallic green cats eye ink. Copper and green thread used for the stitching, bird stamped on the same card stock embossed with Cosmic Shimmer and coloured with glitter Sakura. Flowers stamped and embossed, same ep, on vellum. Always remember being told you cannot heat emboss vellum but that was after I had started doing it so not sure why you are not supposed to.

Not any Stampman stamps on here but am entering it into the first of their new fortnightly challenges. The Stampman Challenge which is an open theme. Might be back with a second entry girls.

24 comments:

  1. oh zoe hun you have come up once again with the goods,love what you have done,with the thread in the centre brilliant idea,he he you are like me,I actually walked out of our sewing class and told her to do it herself,then walked all the way home mind you paid for it the next day opps,hugs cheryl xxxxxxxxx

    ReplyDelete
  2. Love it Zoe and yes I think I'll be back to try another one :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. A gorgeous card Zoe - I'm sure the thread would count as stitches albeit very large ones :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. Love it Zoe, those vellum flowers are fab. Great 'stitching' - I wouldn't have a clue with that technique but it looks amazing
    Claire

    ReplyDelete
  5. like your flowers and thanks very much for calling my apron amazing

    ReplyDelete
  6. Gorgeous card Zoe, it must have taken you hours but it's worth every stitch x

    ReplyDelete
  7. Hi Zoe - I really like this card, not come across trapeze style before but it's really effective, and the flowers are very pretty...thankyou for your comments, Esther xx

    ReplyDelete
  8. Trapeze card, what is that....? But whatever it is I love your card, its just brilliant. Annette x

    ReplyDelete
  9. wow--this is amazing--love that thread--beautiful green palette, too

    ReplyDelete
  10. Love how you cut the oval out of the middle. Beauitful card.

    ReplyDelete
  11. WOW oh WOW - love this Zoe - and you made me remember trapeze cards. Love the colours you have used, the images - everything about it.

    ReplyDelete
  12. It's clever and I love the colours. Thanks for playing with the Stampman theme this time
    Frankie
    xx

    ReplyDelete
  13. Lovely card, I especially like the flowers , what a beautiful shine they have. I love the cosmic shimmer powders, Ive used them alot for quotes and they always look effective. Thank you for stopping by my blog

    ReplyDelete
  14. Woooo, what a great card. Thanks for joining in at the Stamp Man Challenge!

    ReplyDelete
  15. That's really clever. You'd never know you didn't like stitching lol!

    ReplyDelete
  16. great dimension. love the string idea!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Great card Zoe and fab interpretation of the stitches, I'd say if you threaded the needle then that counts in my book - lol xxxx

    ReplyDelete
  18. HI Zoe this is really beautiful!! I love the fab embossing, colors and those wonderful flowers, and cut outs!! That stitching is Great & I tell you just forget about that teacher and jump in and do it! Hey if you make a mistake just gotta start over no big deal!! :) :)

    ReplyDelete
  19. clever idea...great take on this weeks theme!

    ReplyDelete
  20. Stunning! my favorite colors too. I haven't heard of a trapeze card. I'll have to google it.

    ReplyDelete
  21. Hi my friend Zoe
    Lovely to see you entering the stampman's first challenge with such a lovely lovely card.
    Those stamps are great arn't they and I love what you've done with them!
    x Michelle

    ReplyDelete
  22. this is so cool! love the cut out middle part and the amazing flowers!

    xoxo silvi (germany)

    ReplyDelete
  23. Wow Zoe - this certainly counts as stitching its fantastic - not heard of trapeze cards before - beautiful

    Thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo Challenge - sorry I'm late in visiting - as you know I've been away visiting with family thanks for keeping the ball rolling xx Hilda

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for taking time to stop and leave a comment I love reading what you have to say and if there is time visiting you.