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Topic: The Card That Kept Spawning  (Read 1596 times)
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« on: July 09, 2012 10:23:39 PM »

I made this card for a pen friend who was recovering from an operation, but as soon as I made it I realised Mum would be getting an almost identical one next Mothers Day because when I showed it to her she thought it was lovely.

I had an existing card then stitched lots of gold toned beads and white/pearly buttons to some blue felt and then glued the felt to the card. It wasn't very complicated or giant but I was surprised how long it took to make! Lots of fun though.

Hmmn, if I made Mum a different colour scheme button/bead card each Mothers Day, she could frame them together eventually for a kind of button patchwork effect wall display Smiley


« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2012 03:08:02 AM »

That's brilliant, I can see the time spent on it, but it looks great.

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2013 10:37:03 AM »

Wow that is a work of art that your Mum will love!
« Last Edit: May 07, 2013 11:11:13 AM by jungrrl - Reason: edited to comply with Craftster guidelines » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2013 05:45:53 PM »

I love that you took the time to sew it all down, and not just glue it all on there.  it's a piece that will last for ever! Great work!

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