Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Bah Humbug!!!! Stitching challenge

I've been playing about trying to complete the Bah Humbug!!! latest challenge which is stitching. I took a base A5 card and cut a piece of SU green card to use as a mat. I then cut a piece of card from My Mind's Eye Christmas Glitter Book. I used a zigzag stitch in red thread to mount one on top of the other, sewed a snowflake design all the way round the card and stitched circles around some of the holly berries.

I cut a piece of pewter to size and put it through my Big Shot with a Dreamweaver's stencil - as the pewter is so soft it really embossed it very well. I zigzagged around the pewter in red thread and mounted this on the main card using silicone glue. Finally I put some Stickles in the centre of the holly berries and also on the snowflake and used a Copic pen to highlight the N, E and L. I had a small piece of pewter left over which I had trimmed from the main piece and couldn't resist winding it round a skewer to curl it and add it to the top left corner.

Thanks for looking.


  1. This a very different the fancy stitches.


  2. Great card - you have managed a lot of real stitching and the embossed pewter is an interesting addition.

  3. wow Karen that is special - love it.
    Good luck in the draw.
    Ann xxx
    Bah! Humbug! DT

  4. I am really impressed with all your stitching and love how you have even incorporated it around your stencilled embellishment - fabulous!
    Thank you for joining us at Bah! Humbug! this week and good luck in the prize draw.


  5. Karen

    This is gorgeous and I love your snowflake for the letter O in Noel. Your stitching is amazing.

    Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange.

    Bah! Humbug!


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