Monday, 18 February 2013

Mid Wk. reminder #HMFMC138 - "I Love You *Sew* Much!"


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Well there wasn't much 'I Love You *Sew* Much' about my card this week - all I can say is - RUBBISH!!!
My sewing machine had a hissy-fit and started things up -  it chewed up three images and few sheets of papers. I stripped it down put it back together but it still doesn't work properly.
I persevered put with in vain so I surrendered and used a image I had already coloured - the flower and pearl are hiding to image chewed.
I did manage one row of row of stitches although they are not right . I used plain paper (rather than lose more patterned paper) and embossed it. I used a Sizzix TH folder on the outer side and the inner one I use a  Martha Stewart Scoreboard on the other - if I'd use a folder I had a feeling the stitches would have fallen apart. I should have used my stitched by hand but I was being bloody minded - that is my Yorkshire  heritage - a bit like a Yorkshire Terrier!!!
The image is 'A Carrot Between Friends' and coloured with Copics 

Has anyone found my missing Mojo yet ??? Perhaps it was chewed up with my sewing machine !!!


15 comments:

downrightcrafty said...

I was thinking wow you was in my head this weekend the wow back ground with the beautifully coloured image a perfect accompaniment to my week end playing

Hugs Kate xxx

Christine said...

Hi Heather super cute SEWing glad you managed to hang in there with the sewing machine..bet you kicked it a few times.lol the white B/ground really shows of this sweet image..lovely work


smiles Christine x

Astrid said...

Gorgeous card Heather, cute image !!

hugs Astrid

Crafting Queen said...

It's a wonderful card. Silly question but have you tried changing your needle. When I had that happen it was the needle. :)

Sue said...

Heather, you crack me up! I probably would have given up and drew them by hand. I have walked away from the sewing machine many times in frustration...but your card turned out wonderful. The image is so cute, colored beautifully and with all that embossed white it just pops.

Hugs
Sue

Lorraine A said...

I love this card Heather :-) I did notice the wonky stitching and thought it was FAB !! well !! we wouldn't expect meeces to sew straight would we !! :-) I thought it was deliberate and BRILL !! :-)
totally adorable !! I LOVES it :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Paula (PEP) said...

It was only as I read about your trouble that I noticed the wonky stitching....... I just thought that the white was such a good foil for the coloured image: it's certainly come out a treat. Talking of treats - he's certainly having one isn't he?
Paula (PEP)

*Vicki* said...

Heather, this is really precious! I love the white on white concept with your stitch details! :) HUGS

Riet said...

What a beautiful card.

Hugs Riet.xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

You all white then? A super pretty card. The design really shows off the lovely colourwork on this cute image, Heather! Hugs, Lesley

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Great white on white creation, I love these type. your coloring is wonderful Heather.

Tracy said...

I love this Heather, it's totally gorgeous. Fabulous design too.
Happy crafting
Mousey Hugs
Tracy x

Kjersti said...

A gorgoeus card Heather, love those cute images - really looks great with white background!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Claudia said...

Hi Heather, love your card in white with the perfect coloured image, just fantastic.

Thank you also very much for your lovely comment on my blog.

Hugs Claudia

Moni said...

Great simple card, and cute image. Hugs,moni

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