My shining star

My shining star

Saturday, 28 September 2013

A little bit of sewing

Morning all! I hope you are well and happy. Thanks so much for the lovely comments on my hanging yesterday - you're so kind! Just to let you know we managed to raise £499.45 for Macmillan yesterday so thats really amazing! So pleased!!!!

Today I've got two sewing themed cards to share with you - the first features the Makey Bakey mice from Crafters Companion - I just love this image particularly - had to have it!




The embossing folders are also from crafters companion - the A4 patchwork folder and the 8x8 buttons folder both from the everyday range. The diecuts on the front are from spellbinders and the one on the side is sizzix. The mice were coloured with promarkers.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Crafters Companion Embossing challengecrafterscompanion:
Totally Papercraftstotallypapercrafts: Stitching
cardmaniacardmaniachallenges: use buttons


My second offering today is one i made for the Joanna sheen forum cardswap - the theme this month was patchwork.


this image is from the paper shelter and I've used the crafters companion patchwork embossing folder again. Colouring again is by promarkers.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
TPSthepapershelter: Stitching real or faux - the image is stitching - but there's aux stitching on the one above...
Divas:divasbydesignchallenge Monochrome

Thanks for dropping by today and for any comments you may choose to leave. Hope to see you again soon! Big Hugs rachel xx





25 comments:

  1. beautiful cards, love how you have combined colours and embossed backgrounds on the first...has been a really busy week this week with appointments and all sorts so sorry I have neglected you xx hugsx trace x

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  2. Two fantastic cards Rachel, and well done for yesterday, that was a great amount you raised. Sadly at the girls school if it's nothing to do with Fairtrade the head master just won't let it happen, the next little hamlet along the road held the event so hopefully they did ok. I just hope one day he won't need the services of these brilliant nurses, (oh I hope that doesn't sound terrible) he wouldn't even allow the children to do a cake and candy stall for cancer research without half of what they made going to the Fairtrade fund.
    Hazel x

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  3. Hi Rachel two lovely cards today love the sewing theme! Well done on your event just 55p short of 500 wow! A brilliant cause too my friend used to be a Macmillan Nurse a couple of nights a week and I know what a difference it made to the families! Susan x

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  4. Smashing cards Rachel, but really love the micey on its sew cute !! Well done of raising such a fab amount !!

    hugs Diane xx

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  5. Your cards cards are gorgeous Rachel, I really love the sewing theme with all your fabulous detailing and beautiful images.
    Well done on helping to raise so much money, that's really is brilliant!
    I hope you have a good weekend
    hugs Sue xx

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  6. Two wonderful cards Rachel, love the patchwork embossing folder. Glad you raised so much cash for the charity a well worthy cause

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  7. HI sweetie these are both just gorgeous hugs Pops x x x

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  8. Excellent amount to have raised Rachel, they are wonderful nurses who can make a difference at a very difficult time.

    Love both of your cards, the images are wonderful and I just love all the little embellishments, hugs Kate x

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  9. Both are wonderful! Love that background embossing and the die cut scissors are fabulous x

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  10. Hi Rachel. Firstly , huge Congratulations on raising such a fantastic amount for McMillan Nurses. Beautiful cards and I think they are fabulous. Hugs Rita xxx

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  11. Hello!

    What a lovely card!
    A lot of fine details that reinforces the theme of the card!

    Thank you for participating in the TPS challenge this week!
    Good Luck!

    Hug Lena

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  12. Wow on raising so much Rachel, such a fantastic amount - well done! Love your cards, the embossed pieces on the first one plus the gorgeous image make that one very striking and the second one reminds me of an old radio that my Dad had that looked just like that one - fond memories. Hugs, Anne x

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  13. A really pretty card, love the embossing! Thanks for joining us at THE PAPER SHELTER Challenge this week, hope we see you again soon. Hugs Sheryl xx

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  14. Two beautiful cards Rachel, I love the first. Sorry no commenting this week, but have been to Cornwall, and had no phone signal most of the time let alone internet connection.

    Sue x

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  15. Love the image and detail and fab stitching. Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts.
    Hugs Sue W.

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  16. Two fabulous cards Rachel, I love the embossed backgrounds.
    Pauline
    x

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  17. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

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  18. Beautiful choice of colours and some really great embellishments! Thank you for sharing at Card Mania Challendges!

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  19. Two lovely sewing themed creations. Love the embossing and the die cuts you have used.
    Mags
    x

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  20. love both your sewing cards great images and embossing and beautiful dies congratulations on how much you raised
    carol x

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  21. This is gorgeous. Love the Monochromatic theme and thank you so much for sharing this with us at Diva's by Design.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  22. What a beautiful monochromatic card...love it...thanks for joining Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

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  23. Fab card, love the little hanger, thanks for joining us at the paper shelter. Joey xx

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