May 12 2010

CPS166 is SEW JustRite!

This week JustRite Stampers is sponsoring the CPS Sketch Challenge and it’s a great sketch!  Check it all out, play along and have a chance at a GREAT JustRite prize!  Here’s what I made:

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I had SEW much fun making this card early this morning for 2 reasons:  1) I don’t think I’ve ever been so excited about a pairing of paper with a stamp set — JustRite’s Stitched with Love works so perfectly with the October Afternoon Thrift Shop pad — totally a FUN combo; and 2) All my childhood memories of being taught to sew by my Mom came flooding to the forefront as I put this card together.  I started machine sewing in very early grade school and sewed for the better portion of my life (until the rubber showed up – LOL!).  When I started sewing it would have been the early 60’s — the era of A-line skirts and shift dresses — are you old enough to remember those?  I see a lot of the shift type dresses are back in again, just wish I was thin enough to wear one – LOL!!!

My card is large at 5.25 x 7.75″.  I’m really enjoying larger cards of late.  Here’s a closer detail shot:

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I colored my Dresdan Plate from Stitched with Love using my Copics, and cut/matted the focal image using my Petite Circle Nesties by Spellbinders.  A button in the center has a piece of the 1/2″ Wrinkled Ribbon run through it.  This was a piece I had tea dyed.  I stuck in a straight pin just for fun!  I used my pinking shears to pink the edges of my black paper strip, topped it with Ivory 5/8″ Twill and topped that with Ivory 5/8″ Crochet Lace.  And that about does it!

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Shopping:

JustRite Stampers has Stitched with Love and the 2 3/8″ Stamper, along with their entire line of product.  They have select 2″ and 2 3/8″ product on sale now.

The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store carries the ribbons, designer paper and ink used.

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Thanks so much for stopping in again!  Hope you can check out the sketch challenge and play along yourself!  It’s a fun one!  I have lots to share this week and will be back REAL soon (if all goes as planned — LOL!)  See you soon and have a wonderful day!!!

15 responses so far

15 Responses to “CPS166 is SEW JustRite!”

  1. marilyn haaksma says:

    I just L O V E this card, and I am so glad a dear friend of mine told me about this site.
    Thank you for all the sharing.

  2. Bev J. says:

    Unusual paper but I like it-made a really neat card! tfs

  3. sally says:

    what a throw back to my sewing years in school trying to be the fashion queen thanks for the memories. Love the card

  4. Luanne Ford says:

    I love this set, and those papers are PERFECT with it. Your card is just wonderful!

  5. Deborah Cade says:

    The pin is the perfect touch to a wonderful card!

  6. Oh, this is so cute. I love that paper that looks like a vintage patter.

  7. Cheryl says:

    Beautiful Sharon,I love the vintage elegance of this card!!! Hmmm and I need to get some JustRite stamps!!
    xx

  8. barb schram says:

    Oh, I remember the A-line sewing patterns very well! I am in LOVE with this paper…every detail of your card is perfect! Habe a great day, Sharon!

  9. Linda C. says:

    Love it, love it!

  10. Helen L. says:

    Sharon, you’ve done it again!! You are quite a talented designer, and now I’m going to have to order the Sew Rite set as well as the thrift store kit-(doggone you:)!!!
    Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing!

  11. JodyM says:

    Love this line of paper. Great Card.

  12. Gail says:

    Wow! love every piece of this paper I’ve seen so far! If I buy it I will want to hoard it and just look at it and wallow in happy memories of childhood! I laughed about your comments about sewing in the 60’s. I graduated high school in ’65 and remember well those shift and A-line styles…I can’t get into them anymore either! I remember sewing all my summer blouses and shorts, my mom making my prom dresses, even my wedding gown! Now patterns and fabric are so expensive! I’ll stick to creating with rubber!
    Thanks for sharing another great card!!

  13. Deb Saaranen says:

    So cute! I love this paper and design…perfect for that dresden plate JR!

  14. jan metcalf says:

    Love this card!! Sew perfect!

  15. Lea Lawson says:

    This is so pretty! I just love that vintagy paper you used! Thanks for joining us at CPS this week!

    ♥♥♥Lea

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