Thursday 22 June 2017

Thanks Sew Much

Morning all, hope you are coping in the heat. We had a little rain yesterday but it only served to make the heat more oppressive. Hopefully a new day will bring cooler conditions.
Over at Cardz4Galz it's the start of a brand new challenge -


So a theme around the other crafts we love, such as quilting, dressmaking, cross stich or you could use actual sewing in your project. I did consider this but in the end dug out an ancient NitWits stamp that came free with a magazine too many years ago to remember which,it may have been part of a thimble and threads set.
Here is what I came up with.

This cute mouse from the set was stamped then coloured with Copics before being fussy cut. The embroidery ring was from a set free with Creative Stamping but I die cut a frame for it from Kraft card and placed it over the stamped one, colouring in the stitching with Copics. The sentiment is hand written in black on a strip of kraft. The background DP is from the same NitWits set and matches the little mouses pink dress.
For more sewing related inspiration check out the rest of the team here.

Joining in over at -

Grab Our Badge!    Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog

Pink                               AG #130

Anything Goes/ with an option of Summer colours

The Cutie Pie Challenge Blog
All Creatures Great and Small
(Thanks for the reminder Sarah)


  1. Fabulously cute, love your mousey

    Thank you for sharing with us at Inspiration Destination this time, hope to see you joining in with us again real soon
    Hugs Shell xx

  2. Aww, now, this is just cute, and I love a good play on words! Thank you for linking up at SOS this week.

  3. Your little sewing mousie is adorable, Julie! And she came in a magazine? How fantastic! Sweet card, with beautiful colors and details! That embroidery hoop is genius! Love it! hugs, de

  4. Such a lovely card and would fit very well with our current Cutie Pie Challenge, All Creatures Great and Small xx

  5. You gotta love that cute mouse and how handy you got it as a freebie. Great layout and colour choice. Sew sweet!

  6. Aww!! so adorable, love this little quilting mousy, I'm astonished at your fussy cut talents, my goodness, I thought this image was die cut, the thread looks intact!!! simply amazing.
    Thank you for sharing with us at SHOPPING OUR STASH, hope you play again next time.
    Maria Rodriguez.DT

  7. What an adorable card so cute. Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Addicts. Helen DT

  8. Great card - thanks for joining us at the Cutie Pie Challenge.

    Helen x


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