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Old 07-21-2020, 06:46 AM   #1  
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Hello, happy Thursday! It's me, Sabrina, here as your hostess this week.
I had a quick look at what happened on this day in history, and when I saw that it was the anniversary of William Austin Burt patenting America's first typographer (typewriter) I knew I had my theme.
Then I looked Burt up - my, he was quite some man. He only had 6 weeks formal classroom schooling, being mostly home-schooled by a neighbour. He started out building sawmills, but his main career was in surveying - and inventing. As well as the "typographer", he invented a solar compass which wouldn't be influenced by magnetic fields, as when he as surveying near what turned out to be the Marquette Iron Range in MI, he was having a lot of problems with a regular compass.

Here's a picture of his typographer: (By clbinelli - originally posted to Flickr as W A Burt typographer, CC BY 2.0,)



One of his great grandsons built a working model of the typographer for the 1893 Chicago's World's Fair working from a parchment copy of the original patent.

It's well worth looking him up! But it's his typewriter we're focussing on today. Use a typewriter image on your cards. If you like downloading fonts, there are some great typewriter fonts available. The one I use is Travelling Typewriter.

If you don't have a typewriter image, do feel free to make a special font the stand-out feature on your card. Fonts too have a fascinating history, and I can highly recommend a book by Simon Garfield called "Just My Type"

Summary - feature a typewriter image and/or typewriter fonts on your card.
Back-up plan - feature a special font or fonts as the main feature on your card.


After creating your card for the challenge, upload it with the keyword WT802 and then come back and share a link here - that makes it easy for people to find your card, especially if there are typos in your keyword or gallery sync issues.

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Due to site issues, I'll add my sample in the next post, and just say a blanket thank you to my team members so that I don't have to try to edit this post again .

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1. Open 2 windows or tabs: one for your card in the gallery, and one for this thread
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Old 07-23-2020, 12:34 AM   #2  
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Here's my card for your fun challenge Sabrina, brought me back to some sweet souvenirs

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Thanks for the challenge, Sabrina! Here is my card:
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Here's my card:
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What a great little history lesson for us, Sabrina! Now I am off to the stamp room to see what I have in my stash!
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Great story and fun challenge. Can't wait to pull out my typewriter goodies.
Happy Thursday everyone!
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LOVE the bit about history, Sabrina! I'll see what I can come up with.

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Mr. Burt was quite the inventor! Thanks for sharing his story. I had a very successful stash shopping expedition. I had no idea I had so many typewriter items. Here's my card, WT802 Here's to William Austin Burt.
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I made two cards just because I couldn't pass up the two images I found.
They are for two challenges also but then they both fit both challenges.

My First typewriter by pvilbaum - at Splitcoaststampers

Quackers at a Qwerty Keyboard by pvilbaum - at Splitcoaststampers
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here's my card: WT802 Typewriter by luvs2stamp2 - at Splitcoaststampers, thanks for looking.
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Allison this was a great sketch this week!
Sabrina I love office things, so typewriter was up my alley! Great challenge!
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Thanks, Sabrina, for a fun challenge WT802. Here's my card:

WT802, Just My Type by knoxville8625 at Splitcoaststampers
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Fun challenge, Sabrina. Thank you for the information on the typewriter. It was interesting.

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This was fast and fun and tells a story. Thanks, Sabrina. WT802 What's Your Story? by ArtzadoniStudio at Splitcoaststampers by Lori "Artzadoni
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I'm not sure if I like it more on the black card base or the red one, so I'll put them both here:

https://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/2996749?&cat=28651

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And, here is a completely different one using similar elements with the use of patterned paper:

Typing Class 102 by Webster8 - at Splitcoaststampers
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Great theme today, broke out a set I got for Valentine's Day and haven't used yet. So, thank you for the push!
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I'm amazed at how many people actually had one or more typewriters in their stash! What a wonderful gallery. I'll be along to comment on the more recent uploads after work. I cycle to work these days and really miss the time on the bus commute which was always a great time for catching up in the galleries. I took a quick peek before breakfast and especially loved webster8’s charts and Joanne's mouse!
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Thanks for the challenge Sabrina, it was fun.
Here is my card.

WT802 I'm your type by Icela52 - at Splitcoaststampers
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Thanks for the fun challenge. I was able to find some ites that fit the theme, but the trick was putting them together. Here's my card.
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I loved learning about Mr. Burt and his typographer, especially since I am a calligrapher! Here is my card in his honor.
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I love all your info, Sabrina...forgot to mention that my sentiment is computer generated with a font called LD Music:

Leroy Anderson Was a Star!!!! by jkanack at Splitcoaststampers
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Found a typewriter in my digis last night so here is my card
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Here is my card Sabrina. Loved the challenge...thank you.

My type of Awesome by Ozpom - at Splitcoaststampers

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Got to use one of my favorite sets! Thank you for the challenge!


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Hello and THANKS for letting me play ( a little late) ! I saw this challenge and remembered i had this typewriter stamp, from years ago.... never used. I had good intentions that day to jump in and get going, but my going got up and left. : )
FINALLY yesterday i got encouraged again and made a few Typewriter version cards, some brighter/cheerier. but this was my favorite version.


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Here is my card for this challenge:
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