Tuesday, 5 April 2011

1st Anniversary Card

Hello,
My friend asked me to make a card for her sister (and her husband of course) for their first wedding anniversary, perfect as I believe that your first one is paper? I'm sure someone out there will correct me if I am wrong ;-)
I wanted to make a quilted card after seeing lots around {including Julies}, and so  decided to go all out and sew all the little "patches" together properly, phew! Springtime Vintage paper used for this again and I have punched out quite a few squares still so there will be more patchwork coming, if only for that reason I hope you like, lol! For a closer look hopefully you will be able to click on the picture to enlarge?
I used a pretty frame from the new set Four Frames on Page 11 of the MINI catalogue with it's matching punch. The sentiment is from Cheer and Wishes topped with a little punched heart and pearls,
I finished it with a bow using the lush new Seam Binding Ribbon, topped off with a button from the Subtles Collection,
I also sewed the inside too :-) someone take me away from the sewing machine! lol!
Well, that's today's card for you and I hope you have a lovely day today. I plan on getting inky later, after the chores are done that is!
Happy Stampin'

8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous SJ, send that Sewing machine my way!!!! Jules x

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  2. Absolutely beautiful. The papers all work so well together and the patchwork effect is terrific. Your sewing is very neat, wish mine was as good.

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  3. This is lovely SJ, the quilt effect looks fab. You're more patient than me, I am no good with a sewing machine, my lines are always wonky!!
    Enjoy your craft time later. It's me DO today so I am planning on having some crafty time too!
    Hugs, Vicky ~x~

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  4. Hi SJ - can I have one of these on my Wedding Anniversary - its a few more than paper (42 more than paper - I was a child bride) and its on Christmas Eve (Him indoors can hardly forget that can he!)
    Joking apart - this is seriously beautiful - and arent you the clever one with the sewing - maybe I should have a go at this?
    Luv
    Kate
    x

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  5. Fabulous- just fabulous, I am sure that they will just love it!!
    Kate
    xxx

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  6. Gorgeous card - love the sewing !
    Julie x

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  7. I am loving this card. Fab colours, great sewing and now thinking I need to do something patchworky (if thats a word)
    Caroline x

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  8. Beautiful card, perfect for a 1st Wedding anniversary - I bet they love it.
    Anna xx

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