Saturday, 19 June 2010

Card for a sew-and-sew!

I came across a new (to me) challenge blog Italy on Sunday, that this time has the topic of 'dress form' for challenge 48. I googled 'dress form' and found a delightful blog, Mel stampz, with lots of free digis, including the ones I've used to make this card. I downloaded and played with the images, printing the dress form one twice - once on to blue patterned paper so that I could paper piece it. The beauty of digi is that you can play around with the size of the images, so the text is a much closer sample than the original.

The scissors and buttons are A touch of Jolee's sewing stickers.

It's for these challenges:

The crafty pad 75: 'paper piecing' - on the dress form
Craft your passion 10: 'technique: paper piecing'
Aly's Sunday 19: 'sewing'
The play date cafe 34: 'black and white with a bit of colour - blue'
Sweet stampin' 31: 'clean and simple' - I used digi
Divine Diva 30: 'retro photo inspiration' - I chose to depict retro sewing - this was the inspiration picture:

21 comments:

  1. Very sweet - I love the retro images! Thanks for playing along with us at the DDIC!

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  2. very nice
    thank you for joining CYP this week
    hugs
    Nadyne xx

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  3. Oooh love this Hazel - fab idea and love your paper piecing. :)

    Thanks for joining us at the crafty pad. :)

    xxDebbiexx The Crafty Pad Stamp Designs

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  4. This is sew creative, especially love how you have gathered all the elements and placed them on the card perfectly!

    Thank you for joining us this week for a Sweet Stampin Challenge
    love emma xxx

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  5. Hiya

    fabulous card and great text background, thanks for joining us at sweet stampin

    Joey.x

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  6. This is lovely, Hazel! Love the paper-pieced dress! Thanks for playing along with the Play Date Cafe!!

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  7. Great card I love the little reels they look fab..
    Thanks you for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion good luck
    hugs shell xx

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  8. great project! thank you for playing with us this week on the craft your passion challenge ;) good luck!

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  9. Cute card. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.

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  10. Very nice card. I love the theme! Thank you for sharing your project with us at Craft Your Passion for our Paper Piecing challenge!

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  11. It's lovely!! Thanks for partecipating on ours little challenges! :-)

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  12. Fun images! Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

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  13. Love the paper piecing - this is fab. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'this week.
    Hugs
    Valxx

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  14. A beautifully designed card. I love all of your design elements. Just perfect! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week. Warmest wishes, Lesley

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  15. SEW cute:) I love love love all the print and sewing images:) Great touch of blue!! Thanks for playing along with us at the PDCC this week:)

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  16. Ooh what a fun card! Love all these vogue pattern images, they are great! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

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  17. Wonderful card. Lovely sewing images. Thanks for joining us at the PDCC.

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  18. Hazel...this is such a perfect example of 'color splash' and we sure are glad you shared it with The Play Date Cafe : )

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  19. fab card hunni...
    Thanks for joining us at sweet stamping xx

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  20. Thanks for partecipating!
    Wonderful card.

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