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« on: August 20, 2006 08:55:41 PM »

Here are some cards I sewed using fabric scraps and instructions by Denyse Schmidt.

Whatcha think?

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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2006 09:17:09 PM »

they're gorgeous!

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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2006 10:36:31 AM »

Very nice! I bought a little sewing machine recently - er, um...it's actually been about 4 months - thinking I'd do the same thing. So many ideas, so little time.

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« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2006 12:56:44 PM »

Those are too cool! I'd love to learn how to do that.  I love the buttons on there, it really adds to it.

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« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2006 05:39:11 AM »

Your cards are so cute! I tried to sew fabric onto a card from a deck of cards and my sewing machiene wouldn't do it! How do you get yours to? Do you need a special brand/type? ..You've done such a wonderful job it makes me want to try my hand at it again!

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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2006 07:13:19 AM »

Thanks for all the positive feedback!

I have a Walmarty Singer sewing machine, it is nothing special, that's for sure.  I have a needle that I use just for sewing on paper/cards because the needle tends to get dull quickly when you are sewing paper.

Other than that, no secret tricks.

I haven't quite perfected them yet.  The fabric does tend to bubble a bit, but practice makes perfect (or at least acceptable Smiley ).

« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2006 12:21:00 PM »

i was thinking of doing something similar to this, i just can't seem to get my machine to cooperate... i have a walmarty singer or brother or something. the sting kept ripping.

i think i got that figured out now though, and i'm going to try again. lol.

nice cards... sorry, i got a little off subject there. i think i'd LOVE getting one of those in the mail. oh how i miss the snail mail.


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