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Thursday, April 8, 2010

SEW MUCH FUN

Hello. Wow I have been MIA for sure this week! Worked three days this week, Monday thru Wednesday and they were long 12 hour days, and when I get home I am brain dead, so no card making. Next week is the end of tax season and my last week to work. I will be back to being fully retired!

Today's card is for the Penny Black challenge. This is one of my favorite challenges because I love the stamps so much, especially the vintage ones I have collected over the years. The challenge this week was to use checks on your entry. I finally got the sewing machine out and figured out how t0 make this double zig zag stitch, with the help of my sister. I like the look and this was the perfect card to use the stitching on.

Hope you had a great Thursday, Michael and I went to breakfast this morning at 7:30 am. Was nice to be just the two of us, then I dropped him off at school. Fun start to the day. Until later...........

6 comments:

Cynthia said...

Sue this card brought a smile to my face, it's gorgeous. Love the stitching detail and the paper piecing looks fab too.
Cheers
Cynthia

Sue from Oregon said...

Don't you hate it when work gets in the way of stamping? ME TOO! What a fun fun card...and love the plaid DP!

Caroljenks said...

This is beautiful Sue.
I love the papers and colours. The gorgeous little pearls really finish it off too.

LOVE IT!

Carol x

kath said...

gorgeous gorgeous sue....love the papers..your stitching detail and how you paper pieced the fabric......thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxxx

froebelsternchen Susi said...

oh my god! this is sooo cute! Fantastic design and coloring Sue!

GREAT!

xxx Susi

scrapperjulia said...

This is so cute, Sue! Love the stitching!