Lastly, I am on my way to Mothermark's Teapot Tuesday #84:http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/fo...d.php?t=483214. We have been challenged by Matilda D. Munn (aka Aquilta The Hun# hee to put our money where our teapots are by showing our softer side and showing our quilting skills. I showed mine by HAND stitching. No modern easy sewing machine for me, a challenge is a challenge and I showed Matilda by doing it the old fashioned way! So there. Hee. Also this card will be sent to Lindsay.
CDS STAMPS USED:Terrific Little Tree March 2010 SOM
CS/PAPERS:Neenah Solar White #from Clear Dollar Stamps#, Melom Mambo #Stampin Up#, Black #DCWV#, The Best Of K & Company Paper Pack
INK:Momento Tuxedo Black #From Clear Dollar Stamps#, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery, Melon Mambo #Stampin Up)
ACCENTS/TOOLS:Aqua Painter, Paper Piercer, Mouse Pad, DMC floss, Needle, Large Corner Rounder Punch, Dimensionals, Sponge
COLORING: Watercolored using aqua painter and ink pads
TECHNIQUES: watercoloring, sponging, hand stitching
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 GMT Views: 454
Registered: January 29, 2006 Location: Mount Forest,Ontario Canada Posts: 8874
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 @ 3:07 AM
What a wonderful world of whimsy Miss LL. I love the colors and the fantastic stitching on your hill as well as the dimension you've added by popping up those treetops. What a delightful interest those rounded corners add too.
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Registered: June 18, 2007 Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota Posts: 4868
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 @ 4:54 AM
Beautifully done, Lisa! I love the rounded edges on the top. Your trees are so sweet and cheerful. What a fun set that is. Your stitching is fab, as always. This was no challenge for you! haha You do that all the time, and do it well!
Registered: April 23, 2006 Location: Looking For Teapots! Posts: 60004
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 @ 5:04 AM
Yah! Dat's whut Im' talkin' bout! Sew there Aquilta! Nanner, Nanner, Boo Boo! All her quilters have those fancy machines, they can't hand sew! Bwahahaha!! She was so dumb to challenge our quilting skills....oops...there she goes....running off bawling...Oohh...I feel sorta bad...maybe we can send her a card! Snort!
Lisa, so sorry I was late to come greet you! I was sending lots of pms! Whoo Hoo! Your card is so awesome! The little trees are so beautiful...so happy..so encouraging! I love that Lindsay is getting this card! You sure can quilt girlfriend!
Hey, Bonnie brought more cake...let's go git some!
Registered: June 23, 2008 Location: da U.P. - Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula Posts: 14866
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 @ 5:36 AM
Hand stitching - I'm impressed! My Home Ec teacher would have held this up to the entire class as an example of the way it was supposed to look! Cute image, great papers and I LOVE the rounded corners on the top!
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Registered: May 10, 2006 Location: Westminster, CO Posts: 22803
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 @ 6:36 AM
Your stitching is something else!
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