This card is finally headed off to Karin and her family in hopes that our thoughts and prayers have helped them all. See Karin's story RIGHT HERE
This card probably took me as long as it takes to MAKE A REAL QUILT - LOL - but I hope the end result brightens their day and gives them all a smile.
My card -
cut inchies out of pastel papers, glued them down and then SEWED them on my machine! Added some lacey ribbon around the border, then added a quote from ODBD, along with a die cut of the thread, tape measure, and scissors - cut 3X for dimension, colored it with copics and popped it up on the front. Added an encouraging sentiment and promise of prayers inside, and sent it off to California.
It's been a while since I sewed on a card, and I know I need to get back into doing it - it adds so much! Thanks for looking and have a wonderful weekend!!
Date: Friday, June 21, 2013 GMT Views: 842
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Fri, Jun 21, 2013 @ 3:42 PM
Oh Wow Sue...what an awesome card!!! I love quilt cards, not sure why I don't make more...but yours is inspiration galore...and then some...AWESOME, and I love the verse, and spool set...Awesome WOW!! thats really uplifting...and I got my sewing machine fixed...so hope to try sewing on the cards too.
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Sat, Jun 22, 2013 @ 9:26 AM
Sue, a wonderful sentiment on this lovely patchwork card! Love your soft colors and the cute thread image!
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Sat, Jun 22, 2013 @ 9:33 AM
Oh how pretty!!! I LOVE your wonderful quilt and the way you edged with the lace, is so lovely!!! Your sentiment is so perfect and encouraging! LOVE the way you colored it too!!! FANTASIC sewing!!! I still am too afraid to do that! LOL But you did AWESOME!!!
Registered: August 21, 2007 Location: Georgia Posts: 3171
Sat, Jun 22, 2013 @ 6:01 PM
Sue, your quilt is just gor-geous!!! What soft and lovely colors - finished off with a fab sentiment and adorable spool- too, too cute. Great with the lace edging - just like the real thing. AND you sewed ALL those squares. Amazing and lovely.
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Sat, Jun 22, 2013 @ 8:12 PM
What an absolutely beautiful, peaceful, and hope filled card. The quilted design is fabulous - I love it! You did a lovely job. Nothing good is created quickly I say. I was working all afternoon on a card - of course I'm as slow as molasses in January too. :) Thank you for sharing this lovely card.