Thursday, September 8, 2011

SOG Stitching

Hi all, today I have a new card to share. I made this card for Some Odd Girl "stitching" challenge that starts today. I hope you will check them out and play along with us.

Now, sewing is not my strongest skill, although I did made one quilt when I first learn to sew. Yeah, I just jumped right in and went with big project. :) That was pretty much my first and last sewing project. When it comes to card, I haven't have the best of luck sewing using sewing machine.

So, it comes down to hand stitching then. For this card, I hand draw the grass followed by hand stitching.

What do you think of my handmade grass? For me personally, I don't think it's too shabby. My first try with this card was actually hand stitch a border, but then it bugged me to no end that it's not super straight. After a couple nights of staring at it, I decided to re-do the card. Trim the stitched border and made the grass and I think it looks much better.

As always, you know SOG gals has some fabulous inspirations for this challenge. Check them out at SOME ODD GIRL. Today, hubby and I should be hitting Santa Barbara and on the last day of our vacation. :) Thanks so much for stopping by.


chillin with Quillin said...

its really cute, love it!!!

Amy said...

This card is super adorable Vera! I really admire the beautiful handstitching that you did to create the grass... it is such a fun touch! :)

Brenda said...

This is a real cutie Vera! Love your grass!

Laurel Beard said...

Your hand stitched grass is brilliant! I love it!!!

~amy~ said...

excellent girlie! Love it!

Cor* said...

bWaahahahaha! I'm sure your 'not super straight' stitching on the first attempt was just as super keen as this grass is! Hand stitched hey! good for you! I love the effect!

Lou Mac said...

You know I think that hand stitched grass is genius! It's so NEAT!

I hope you enjoyed the last day of your vacation!


Elena said...

Vera this card is great... and the grass stitching,... oh god, how could you think about?!? it's pure genius! And the girl is soo sweeeeeet... she's really pretty and cute... Alohaaaa!!


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