I just got my latest SU club order which included some linen thread...can't believe I haven't ever ordered any...I love it!!
The latest Embellish Magazine Challenge is to use stitching and some springy colours.
A colleague of mine & his wife just had their first baby, a girl, last week...these colours are perfect for a baby card!
My base is 5" x 3.5", with some faux stitching along the right edge (made with a tracing wheel a la Anna Wight).
I cut out the egg shape in the three colours using my oval nesties. I also cut a base layer to adhere the colours to once I trimmed them. I decided to add different textures to the pieces using various cuttlebug embossing folders. I tied the pieces together by distressing the edges and stitching them together. I am still waiting for my sewing machine to get serviced, so the stiches were all hand done. It helps to pierce the paper first, especially when going through a few layers of paper.
I cut out the label for the sentiment, but the actual die shape was too big for the card, so I cut it in half...it fits well on the edge of the card. A few stitches at the ends of the die cut tie it in well with the egg. To finish off, I added a little pink bird (popped up) on a small circle to help ground the egg. Hope you like it!! Thanks for visiting...
Stamps: PTI (just hatched)
Paper: PTI (rustic white), SU (sage shadow, blush blossom, kraft)
Ink: PTI (chai & chamomile), SU (pretty in pink), Palette hybrid burnt umber
Accessories: SU (3/4" circlel punch, linen thread), oval nesties, pop dots, cuttlebug embossing folders (swiss dot, textile, herringbone), thread (Gutermann), Sizzix label die, tracing wheel