Monday, July 14, 2014

going in circles

do you play along at CASE study? the lovely amy tsuruta-- who just happens to be one of the fabulous guest designers this month-- has me totally hooked on it! this week's inspiration is particularly cool, but first i'm going to show you what i made:

(patterned paper: sei, ki memories, american crafts + circles punched from a vintage childen's dictionary; florals: prima; brad and backers: my mind's eye; ribbon: teresa collins; glossy white cardstock: paper accents; adhesives: staples brand gluetape runner, sewing machine)

and now here's the inspiration card. seriously, how amazing is this:

you can see that i focused on the sketch, especially those fabulous overlapping circles with white outlines. mine are machine stitched, and i love the look, but i wish they stood out a bit more. 

in retrospect, i should've used black thread instead of white; or gone with a bit more contrasting of a background. ah well. c'est la vie. i still quite like this, and it was soooooooo fun to make! which is the whole point, really, isn't it?


  1. Woweee! this is super fab girl!!! Loving all those texty circles and that stitching, wow!
    Shanna :)

  2. The stitched details look amazing! Beautiful color combination too :)

  3. I love the white stitching! It adds such a wonderfully tactile dimension, and how perfect are the pinky tones in the text paper? Sigh. LOVE.

  4. yay!!!! This is sooo pretty! I love the pink :) The circles with the glorious

    Thanks for joining us at CASE Study ♥

  5. Oh, my word. I love your stitching, and you are also insane to have done it! So. much. manual. turning. of. the. wheel. I'd be stabby! (ha, so punny)

    Not that you'll ever make another, but it would be cool to see it with black thread. I do love it the way it is, though!


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