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Challenge Title: "Sew Thankful for Friendship"
Hostess: pinkgirl76 aka Jessica Diedrich
Date: Saturday, October 23rd, 2010
Although I can't remember when I began sewing on paper (and trust me, I'm hard-pressed to be able to complete a button repair otherwise!), I seldom do a card or two a week that does NOT use some kind of stitching! I love the look, and I love the finished quality to my cards when I'm finished. I also love the look of faux and hand stitching, too!
And what better metaphor is there to friendship than symbolizing how we are all "Stitched together"? I love that, and am very grateful for my stampy friends!
So, here's my challenge for you: Create a card using SOME kind of stitching (machine, faux, or by hand) and create it in a "Grateful for Friendship" theme! If you don't like to stitch, use a stamp with a needle or thread on the image, just SOMETHING related to stitching! I'm SEW excited to see what you come up with!
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1. ***All Hope You Can Cling To Challenge Entries must be uploaded to the Hope You Can Cling To Gallery - not your regular member gallery ***, with the specific challenge keyword, no later than November 7th, 2010 at 12:00 Noon Central Time to be eligible for our fabulous prizes! Post a link to your entry in this thread.
2. You may not combine challenges, but you are welcome to create multiple cards for each challenge.
3. Please remember to put in the correct keyword, HYCCT23, when uploading your image. Copying and pasting the challenge keyword is recommended to avoid typos.
4. Please package all challenge entries with an envelope, protected with a clear cellophane bag or clear envelope per entry and mail them to our partner at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center to benefit patients being treated for breast cancer and their family.
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(Please note - because MD Anderson is part of the State of Texas, they ask that no religious sentiments be used on cards sent to the Cancer Center)
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Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Dublin, Ireland
I was one of the ones who got a sneak peek at this - but I still didn't get my card made till this afternoon .
I don't do so much hand-sewing since DH persuaded me to buy a machine just for cards, so I used a bit of that as well as the machine on this one - Quilts and Friends
Jessica, this is a wonderful challenge. I won't be home long enough today to create anything but will try tomorrow. Thus far, I am a faux stitcher on cards but have a little machine I bought just for cards. One of these days I will give it a try.... Thanks.