Hello SCT friends! So happy to be here celebrating World Cardmaking Day with you! A quick and easy way to add texture to a card is with stitching! And don't worry, you don't need a fancy sewing machine (or even expert sewing skills). I created this grid on my card with embroidery floss following a sketch from CardMaps 4.
Supplies: patterned paper (Crate Paper, Bo Bunny); die cuts, sticker (Crate Paper); jewels (Bo Bunny); embroidery thread (DMC)
First, I used a ruler and pencil to lightly draw the lines where I wanted the stitching to be. No measuring is necessary – just eyeball it! Then I used a needle to punch a hole at the end of each line.
Thread some floss onto your needle and use the holes as a guide to stitch from one end to the other. Secure the thread on the card interior with scotch tape.
Layer some die cuts and stickers and a few sparkler on the card and it's complete!
Have a wonderful rest of your day! Designer Sheri Reguly is up next with another great tutorial too!
1:00 p.m. GIVEAWAY!!!
Our friends at BasicGrey were very excited to join us today with a special prize package geared towards cardmakers! Feast your eyes on this…
"Perfect for any cardmaker, this prize includes three 6×6 paper pads and a coordinating card embellishment from BasicGrey’s Evergreen, Vivienne and Second City collections." ~ BasicGrey
For an opportunity to win this great prize, please leave a comment below by Friday, October 17! One winner will be randomly selected and all winners will be announced right here on the SCT blog on October 25th! All prizes will ship from each company.
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