Everyone who knows me knows that I love to sew on my projects. Taking up this hobby of paper crafting actually led me to learning how to sew. Since then, I have gotten pretty handy with a sewing machine, along with a needle and thread. I love the look of stitching and think that every once in while it deserves to be spotlighted. Today’s project does just that!
To create my decorative stitches card, I started off with a patterned paper panel and three colors of thread.
I use a Brother ES-2000 sewing machine which has quite a few stitches to choose from. I chose three of my favorite stitches and started sewing. First was a hand-look quilting stitch in light blue that I ran down the panel in five rows, leaving just enough room for two rows of stitches in between each line.
I know not everyone has a sewing machine or may not be handy with one, but don’t let that stop you! Try re-creating a similar card with hand stitching or by using colored inks and border stamps—whatever works best for you.
I hope you enjoyed today’s Make It! Monday project. Thanks so much for stopping by!