Thursday, 8 January 2015

Another Sewing card

I made another sewing card using all Craftwork card papers and elements,scissor charm,twine,tape measure,buttons and pins from stash.I wrapped muslin and ribbon round dressmaker dummies.My grandaughters Ellie-7 and Holly-5 decorated a canvas each using their Dads old/out of date tattoo inks-plus a few splatters on kitchen units lol.
Girls canvases-
catch the bug-ATG
totally gorjuss-ATG
addicted to stamps-use a tag(left hand bottom corner)
scribble and scrap-ATG
paper creator-ATG
incy wincy-use a number
card mania-ATG
love to scrap-initial challenge/T,tape measure/S,scissors/C,charm/B,buttons
not just cards-ATG
papertake weekly-ATG
clear it out-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-favourite embellishment/buttons/twine
Pennys challenges-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
whoopsi Daisy-ATG
crazy challenge-buttons
crafty boots-out with/in with new/new canvases/old,out of date tattoo inks
Thank you for dropping by and any comments you wish to leave are much appreciated
Carol x x


  1. The canvas your granddaughters did look exactly like a true work of art!!!! They did a wonderful job and know they're very proud of them too!

    Love your gorgeous card! The little dressmaker forms, measuring tapes, and pins are so pretty together. You also have a work of art and it's beautiful!!!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week too!


  2. I love this! The design is fabulous :) Thank you for playing with us this week at TTCRD.
    Cindy TTCRD DT

  3. Wow Carol, your sewing card is incredible! I love the vintage, shabby feel to it and those safety pins were such a perfect detail to add! Wonderful art by the little ones, looks like they are destined to be artists as well! big hugs and smiles :)

  4. This is a stunning card Carol, I love how you've dressed the dress forms, the whole card is totally fabulous! XOX Lucy

  5. First the canvas work I wish I could be that loose and free 5 and 7 oh my artists in the bud . Now your card I could spend all day picking out detail I love this sort of card and the vintage feel is appealing.....Lis

  6. Your card is gorgeous Carol, love all the pretty detail and the background paper goes perfectly with all the sewing embellishments. Have a wonderful weekend. Anet x

  7. Fab card love all the embellishments. Your granddaughters look like budding artists, they have created modern art. Could be worth a fortune in years to come. Thanks for joining our challenge at Whoopsi Daisy and good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member

  8. Your card is gorgeous Carol, I love all the sewing themed detailing.
    Ellie and Holly's canvas look fabulous and I bet they had great fun making them.
    Sue xx

  9. Great card Carole, images are gorgeous and colours as well.. The children's work of art is admirable. :)

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  10. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Card Mania Challenge this month :) Hugs, Zaneta

  11. Beautiful card Carol...Love the details...I see you got two budding crafters...great work here....Joolsx

  12. This is so pretty Carol, such lovely soft colours and your sewing themed embellishments are perfect.
    I love the girl's art - you could have some competition in a few years!

  13. boy does this take me back to the days my mom painstakingly sewed beautiful designer clothing for me. I do so miss her. Those safety pins really create a great texture and "feel" on your card, Carol, and the colors and elements are so feminine! Thanks for bring back a happy memory! xo

  14. Your vintage card is gorgeous! Love the embellishments. Your granddaughters work of art are beautiful! :o)
    Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
    Tina dt

  15. Awesome! Thanks for joining at ATSC: Use a Tag

  16. Wow Carol!! I love your gorgeous Vintage sewing design here! All the details are just amazing and your papers go perfectly with your design! What fun to have a couple of little artists to hand out with you! :) HUGS

  17. Great Card. Thanks for joining us here at Incy Wincy.

    DT Pam

  18. I LOVE dress forms! So it goes without saying that I adore your card Carol ;-) Beautiful details and papers and I can see where your granddaughters get their creativity, running in the family!! Hugs, Ira xox
    Ira’s Crea Corner

  19. Great project. I think this would be awesome to hang in the sewing room door or wall. Great. Thanks for joining us at Catch the bug.

  20. I just LOVE this Vintage sewing canvas- and all of the details- perfect colors too! Love all of the bit- the sewing tape, the twine with the scissors charm....wonderful! Your Grandaughters canvas' are also wonderful- little artists in the works! Thanks so much for joining the Favorite Embellishments challenge at Tuesday Throwdown.

  21. Dress forms - what a fitting idea for your sewing collage of items - you've put this all together well, Carol, and thanks for entering into our Love to Scrap initial challenge of 2015.

  22. Lovely card and layout the tape meaasure is great for our use a number chall;enge thanks for joining incy wincy
    Lynne DT x

  23. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.

  24. Great sewing card - love all details and embellishments..Thank you for joining us over at Not Just Cards Challenge Blog.
    And bravo for little crafters - they made a wonderful piece of art.
    Hugs, Kat DT

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  25. Thanks for playing along with us @ CIO challenge blog...stop by and play with us again <((><
    Great project you have entered :)

  26. Lovely card thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy Challenge Sue DT xx

  27. Another great card with a sewing theme, I love your layout. Thank you for joining in the fun at Crafty Boot Challenges.


  28. those canvases are awesome, anyone would be proud to have them hanging in their house. Fabulous card, too. thanks for sharing your creation at CIO for the anything goes challenge

  29. Lovely card; thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge. Regards, Helen

  30. Wonderful project!

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope we see you again soon!



  31. Gorgeous card and loving the canvasses. looks like a lotta fun!
    Hope you did get the ink off :)
    Thank you for joining us at Scribble & Scrap

    Huggsss, Angelique
    Scribble & Scrap Store

  32. Hi Carol, I just popped back to thank you for joining us at Paper Creator this month.
    I have candy on my blog if you would like to take a look -

  33. Thank you for playing with Whoopsi Daisy challenge. Good luck to win our prize.
    DT Nataliya