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Thursday, 12 March 2009

Daring Card Makers Challenge

It's a patchy one!

I want you to be inspired by patchwork and make a patchwork looking card. Great chance to use up scraps of off cuts - or buy some new papers if needs be! Any theme as long as it is patchwork inspired.

I am a real last minute minnie this week but I really wanted to make a card for the challenge. I just love patchwork designs. It gave me a chance to use my new inchie punch. Should make life a bit easier now. I made patchwork Christmas cards & it took a couple of nights just cutting out the squares. hehe!!!

I used Sultry Basic Grey paper. I have hand stitched around each square using DMC silver metallic thread & a little distressing. I have used one of the new Papermania stamps for the centre image.

I have used a sketch from Kathy's Sketch file. There are some brilliant sketches to try out so way not have a look when you get chance. Just remember to link back to Kathy's blog if you are using a sketch. Thanks.

Thanks for looking. xx


  1. Oooh, those papers are perfect for a patchwork kind of look - fab card Gez! I guess we can expect 1" squares to crop up in all kinds of exciting ways now, can we? ;o)

  2. This looks sooo good Gez - I love the papers and the colours, and adding the squares onto the extra background piece really adds a lot of extra texture and dimension

  3. Your card is fantastic Gez. The colours are fab, the stitching give it that tiny little bit of bling. I love it! x

  4. Gez, thank you so much for the sweet comments you left in my blog. Much appreciated.

    Your card is stunning. I love the patchwork and all the papers that you used. You did a fabulous job! TFS!


  5. Great card Gez, yes the little inchy squares are so handy!

  6. Lovely Gez - hand stitched too :)

  7. loving the colours,great card:)

  8. I love this card Gez, you use colours in such a great way.

  9. Love this Gez and especially the patchwork look. Works really well. Love the papers you've chosen too. XX


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