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Aug 31, 2011

You're A Stitch!


Hi everyone!  Happy Wednesday!  It's week 35 of our WSC Getting Sketchy and we have another fabulous sketch for you this week!  Meet MFTWSC35! 

I'm sure it's no surprise when I tell you that this card was so fun to make!  I pulled out Sew Nifty from My Favorite Things and got to work!  I started by stamping the dress form in Memento Rich Cocoa onto Fossil Cardstock.  I then paper pieced it with one of the patterns I used on the rest of my card, which is all from Lost and Found 2/Breeze from My Minds Eye.

The layered flower was created with the Pretty Posies Die-Namics (one of my favorites!) and I added a Maya Road wood button in the center tied with some twine.  I added a little border under the focal panel with the Little Open Scallop Strip Die-Namics, and the sentiment, "You're A Stitch" was stamped onto a panel that I cut out with the File Tab Die-Namics.  I used some crocheted lace for the two diagonal panels and added tons of machine stitching.


The inside is uber layered and sewn, and I added a panel with another sentiment from Sew Nifty, "May your bobbin always be full", which I love!

Here are the Die-Namics I've used on my card today:




We encourage you all to play along, and to enter your card in the weekly draw for a $15 gift voucher to the MFT Boutique. Simply follow the sketch and create a card or other paper creation. You may use any stamps and supplies that you wish. Each week, a keyword is assigned to the sketch. All you need to do to enter, is upload your card to the gallery at SCS, and enter the given keyword in the keyword box, during the upload process. After the deadline, we randomly choose a winner from that week's entries and the winner will receive a $15 gift voucher. If the winning card uses MFT stamps, the participant will earn a $5 bonus, for a total of a $20 gift voucher! That is up to $100 per month in prizes, JUST for playing along. We hope you'll join us in 2011.

Upload your creation to SCS using keyword MFTWSC35 for a chance to win this weeks prize. You have until noon Tuesday, September 6 to play along.  Check out the FAQ - Wednesday Stamp Club thread if you need any further info on this challenge or help on how to upload your card to the gallery.

Thanks SO much for stopping by!  Please head on over to Kim's Blog for a list of the designers working with this sketch today!

Recipe:
Stamps:  Sew Nifty from My Favorite Things
Paper:  Fossil (MFT), Choice Buttercream (TE) and Lost and Found 2/Breeze (My Minds Eye)
Ink:  Memento Rich Cocoa
Accessories:  Copic Marker, Pretty Posies Die-namics, Little Open Scallop Strip Die-Namics, File Tab Die-Namics, Crocheted Lace, Maya Road Wood Button, Twine, Sewing Machine and Jody Boosters

Jodi

14 comments:

  1. Oh Sheesh.....is this ever a BEAUTY!!! LOVE the lace!!! Hope your littles are feeling better!!!

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  2. I absolutely love this one Jodi...I love all your cards, but this is one of my faves. :)
    Hugs~

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  3. ohhhh gorgeous! That green...yum!

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  4. Beautiful, your paper stash is amazing!!

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  5. OMGosh, this is gorgeous! I love the color combo and your design! I just bought this set, so you've given me inspiration! Love it!

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  6. Where have I been? I haven't seen this set before..gorgeous!! Love the polka dots!

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  7. so pretty! your attention to detail is amazing, girl!

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  8. this is just incredible....yes, I can tell you had fun....so very creative and stylin'

    so happy that you were not really affected by Hurr. Irene....areas here are still in rough shape...tree blocking roads, etc....we were lucky that our power came back after just a day and a half....

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  9. Absolutely GORGEOUS! Wow, Jodi! I love that green! And the flower with the big button...love that too! It's ALL fabulous!

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  10. Your sketch card is amazing and so gorgeous, Jodi!! I totally love the papers, your lace, and beautiful flower!!

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  11. Jodi,

    Gorgeous card and so many layers on the inside!!! :)

    Thanks for sharing,

    Jennifer
    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

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  12. Your cards are gorgeous - I think I need to break down and get a sewing machine! :)

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  13. I think I love you! Really, you make me want to be a better crafter...

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