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rhicooqui
« on: November 21, 2005 06:18:27 PM »

So these are just three from a pretty extensive range. its pretty endless what you could do. i'm working on some cupcake pins aswell, to put on the specific birthday cards. i left these ones blank, coz my mum wanted to buy them. bless her Wink




close up of the purple one


a quick question for you all, i'm a glutten for anything with visible stichting. that includes cards! so i love the inside of the card looking like this:


does that look really unfinished to you all? i covered up two of the cards for my mum, because she prefers them that way


i just wondered what all your preferences were! call it market research!
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patriautism
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2005 06:21:32 PM »

Cute cards! As for the stitching showing I like it---it kinda reminds me of those blank books you get in preschool when you're learning to write. I got all nostalgic for a sec Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2005 06:46:23 PM »

 Shocked wow those are really nice! how did you make the flowers?
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« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2005 01:21:44 AM »

those are gorgeous...!! wow i was thinking about covering some of my journals but i didnt realise people *sewed* them on..!! i always thought they were GLUED on! how smart... or am i just stupid?? hm... now that i think of it.. omgosh. it's all so clear now... hahaha sorry i'm so spaztic.. half of that was me talking to myself.. O_o;; .. anyways, my original point was,, your cards are beautiful .. oh yeah btw i reckon the stitching looks cool. if you did them in brighter colours you could make them lines. as in lines you write on . i do that with my art journals!! i buy blank notebooks then draw squiggly lines, and sometimes make them look like stitches. ooh this is exciting.. *runs off to cover journals with fabric*
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« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2005 01:29:27 AM »

Nice bright colors! I like them both finished and unfinished. The visible stitching shows the "made by a real person, how cool!" aspect, while the finished inside looks more... "professional." I think it depends on who you're selling/giving the cards to.
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« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2005 06:21:34 AM »

these are truly lovely... i might have a go at doing something similar. im with you on the visible stitching, it gives things a truly 'homespun' feel... do you sell any of your work? these look saleable to me Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2005 01:12:30 PM »

Aww!! I like them a lot tres cute.
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« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2005 01:30:36 PM »

those are gorgeous...!! wow i was thinking about covering some of my journals but i didnt realise people *sewed* them on..!! i always thought they were GLUED on! how smart... or am i just stupid??

Nope...you're not the only retard.  Add me to the list, cuz I  have been trying forever to figure out how they covered journals.  Sewing had never occured to me. 

They're VERY cute!  I love 'em.  I think I'm in the minority, though, because I like the covered version better.  Maybe in terms of selling them, you could make some of each?
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« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2005 01:39:23 PM »

Very nice indead!

I LOVE seeing the stitching...and I like the idea of writing along them. Maybe if they were for specific occasions then you could even print/write/stick words onto that side such as Merry Christmas and make a real feature of them?
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