Monday, February 14, 2011

Against all Odds

I chose the theme, quilts thinking it would be a warm seasonal thought-and we are in a warming trend(not complaining) and stitching, thinking I would use my Sew Easy(not happening) and not thinking at all about the opening of Nice Threads Fiber Gallery/Studio.
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I could have done a lot more with this card, and against all odds, I got it done. that was my theme this week.
I love these background shadow stamps and used them to get a quilt pieced effect with distress inks. i thermal embossed the quote in black soot, with clear embossing powder. The stitching was done on my trusty Singer 500 slant. I lust after a new sewing machine and can't justify it while this old workhorse stitches away and never gives me any trouble.
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5 comments:

  1. Robyn, what a great design. I really like the colours and the extra stitching in the corners!

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  2. very pretty. like the corner detail

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  3. I love the design, the stitching in the cornersstands out and love the shades of the background as well.

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  4. Robyn, I really like your background on this!!!

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  5. That makes such an effective background Love it :)
    Von x

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