Friday, July 1, 2011

Stitching Week - Machine Stitching (and a giveaway too!)

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I do all of my stitching by hand and have yet to attempt it with a sewing machine so I don't have a lot of great tips for you today. However, I did do some searches for some tutorials on machine stitching on paper and found a couple that are very informative.

A Machine Stitching on Paper Tutorial found at Belle Papier blog
Tutorial - Machine Stitching: found at October Afternoon blog


"Autumn" by Carolyn Wolff

On this layout I machine stitched each of the squares on the background. The stitching was done after each square was adhered to the page.


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"Cool Dude" by Carolyn Wolff

On this layout I machine stitched around the entire background sheet after it was adhered to the white cardstock. I used a contrasting colour of thread so that it stood out on my page.

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"Time" by  Janette Kincaid
Supplies - Patterned paper: Scenic Route, Basic Grey; Cardstock: Cordinations; Brown felt flowers: Heidi Swapp; Journaling card: Jenni Bowlin; Patterned alpha: Basic Grey; Gold bling, orange eyelettes, acrylic paint: unknown

I created this layout with an old line from Scenic Route (I think). It was one of those paper sheets with several strips of coordinating patterns all in one, plus the flip side. I added some Coredinations cardstock and another text patterned paper to go along with it. I tore and trimmed the patterns as well as scallop punched some edges and then layered them over one another to get a mix of patterns and textures. I used the sewing machine with cream thread to zigzag stitch some edges.

Next, I created a simple mask by trimming three heart shapes from computer paper and sticking them lightly (on the back) to the background with masking tape. I used an old toothbrush and brown acrylic paint and ‘splattered’ the background by dragging my thumb across the bristles of the brush. This created a fine splatter as well as some larger splotches of brown. Then I removed the computer paper masks. Once the background was dry I used my sewing machine and brown thread to roughly stitch around the masked area.


You can see in the detail photos that I wasn’t too concerned with how perfectly I stitched. Some of the felt flowers were sew directly to the page, others we added after with glue dots.


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"You Always Keep Watch" by Katrina Hunt
SuppliesPatterned paper: Echo Park; Stamps: Unity Stamps Ink: Memento; Border punch: EK Success; Ribbon: Offray; Adhesives: Scrapbook Adhesives and Scotch ATG; Digital overlay: Rhonna Farrer; Other: twine and sewing machine

The stitching on this layout is a little rough. I had pulled out my machine that I haven’t really ever used, nor has it worked well! So, the stitches are uneven, jagged, and not typical stitching that would come from a machine. I can never reproduce this effect, but I love this page and how I did the stitching.

I actually stitched through the photo on this to create another type of frame. I also stitched throug almost all of the wording.


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"Dashing Through The Snow" by Shari Thurman
Supply List - Patterned Paper: Echo Park; Tools: Cricut; Ink: Colorbox Chalk Ink; Glitter Glue: Ranger Stickles; Other: Cardstock, machine stitching

When I made this layout I knew that I wanted to use a huge snowflake as part of the background and I also wanted to use the paper with the cute snow drift and snowman on bottom.

I used zig-zag machine stitching to give the photo collage cozy quilted look and also on the top of the snow drift to give it definition.




When stitching on paper, try to avoid sewing through adhesive. It can gum up your machine and cause it to get jammed. I typically use Nylon Upholstery thread. It is thicker, so it is more visible on layouts. My machine really likes it for some reason. It rarely gets jammed.

I then cut the snowflake and the title with the Cricut and added Stickles to the title to give it a snowy look.

I stepped away from my camera for a bit and got in on the snowy fun with my boys.

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"Celebrating Summer With a Splash" by Shari Thurman
Supply List - Patterned Paper, kraft alphabet and buttons: October Afternoon; Alphabets: American Crafts; Ink: Colorbox Chalk Ink; Other: cardstock, jute, machine stitching, embroidery thread

This layout was based on one of Allison's bonus sketches that she made for us during the month of May when we celebrated National Scrapbook Day all month long. I currently have this thing for banners. I will put one on just about any scrapbook layout.

The first thing I did was machine stitch a frame around the edge of my background. I discovered from a fellow scrapbooker that heavy duty upholstery thread made from nylon or polyester works great for sewing on paper. It is thicker, so it is more visible on the layout.


The next step was layering the border. When sewing on layouts, you want to try to avoid sewing through adhesive. Use only what is necessary and position it so that your needle doesn't have to go through it. If you do sew through it, try to clean your needle immediately, so that it won't gum up your sewing machine.

I stitched my border and then attached it to my layout. This reduced the number of papers my needle had to sew through. Paper can dull needles, so it is a good idea to have certain needles that are specifically for paper. My sewing machine specialist recommended the Janome size 14 Red Tip universal needle for my machine. It provides the extra strength and durability needed for thicker fabrics (and paper in my case). It is equipped with a larger eye, which helps to prevent thread breakage.


I then created my banner by folding 1/4 inch of the pendants back over the jute and machine stitched through the jute and paper pendants. I attached the banner to the page and then added the buttons and bows.

One of the final sewing touches I added was the journaling lines. This is the first time I've ever sewn them on a layout before. It was a bit tricky getting them all the same length, but I think it added a nice touch to the page.

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"So Berry Sweet" by Shari Thurman
Supply List - Patterned Paper and chipboard shapes: Kaiser Craft; Alphabet: American Crafts; Tools: We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper; Ink: Colorbox Chalk Ink; Other: Cardstock, Jute and machine stitching

This was a pretty simple layout. To add a homey feel to the layout, I added both straight and zig-zag stitching.

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"Ordinary Day" by Christy Arthur

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Stitching Week Giveaway 

 

One of our fabulous Sketch Supporters will receive everything pictured above to get you started on some stitching fun. There are the basics: a foam board, a paper piercer from the In Stitch'z line from Bazzill and embroidery floss in several colors from the Sew Easy line from We R Memory Keepers. There is also some fun stuff like a set of birthday stitching templates from Bazzill and the Sew Easy tool, two small piercing heads, and two of their new large piercing heads from We R Memory Keepers. 

To be eligible, leave a comment on this post by Sunday, we'll randomly select a winner, and then announce the winner on Monday. 
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174 comments:

Melanie said...

Fantastic layouts! I love stitching on my layouts....it's a perfect way to add just a bit more!

Fabulous prize too :)

Ingrid said...

This is a amazing prize!!! thanks for the chance to win.

marine wife said...

I will love to win this amazing prize

Joanne said...

Oh my, oh my, oh my, I would LOVE to win this :) Ive been trying to find the Sew Easy tools for while now, but no such luck here in New Zealand :) Thanks for the chance to win :)

Ruth said...

what an awesome prize, I would love love love to win.

Sarah said...

Great layouts! I love to add a bit of stitching to my pages too. Thanks for the chance to win a fantastic prize!

scrappingdragon said...

wow this is so great, love all the ways to add stitching.

a great prize too

Lynette said...

Wow...what is not to love about that give away....stunning!

Lisa said...

I love hand stitching and was excited to read about the Sew Easy line on Sketch Support. Thanks for all the great tips during Stitch Week and for such a great giveaway!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the stiching information provided this week. I have enjoyed viewing how people used stitching on their layouts.

Someone is going to be "sew" lucky to win this giveaway.

Linda from KS

kimmcc69 said...

These layouts are beautiful. I need to try more stitching on my layouts. The giveaway would give me that extra push.

Sue Bone said...

This has been a fabulous feature this week. I love your stitching and this has given me more ideas to use in the future

Kelly said...

I'd love to branch out and stitch on layouts and cards! thanks for a chance to win!

Kathy said...

Awesome stitching Ladies! I have sewn on my cards but never on a layout-you've given me great inspiration for trying this technique over our long holiday weekend. What a great giveaway!! I'd love to win! Thanks:)

Amarilys said...

what an awesome week! I loved all the little tips from the Dt this week as I too love to stitch on my layouts! Thanks for the inspiration and the opportunity to win!

hrk said...

Thank you for the week devoted to stitching. I can't tell you what a helpful week this has been. I look at the layouts with stitching and I love the look, but I never knew where to get started. Now I know where to begin and I look forward to creating with this new technique.

Amanda Johnson said...

I am very new to stitching on my layouts..I love the added texture it gives! Thanks for the chance!

Peggy said...

Thank you so much for the great layouts and ideas about sewing. I was a seamstress long before scrapbooking and am excited to add this to my pages.

Lisa said...

This week has been so informative, I have learned a lot! So excited to try out some of this tips this weekend! Thanks for the tips and the giveaway!

Jess said...

What an awesome giveaway!! I would love to win this..thank you for the chance!!

Anonymous said...

I spent the past weekend trying to find info on stitching to get an idea on how to get started and then Monday I clicked on to this blog and wow here was all this great info now I want to get started stitching and this wonderful give away would be so helpful.

Kris Purvis said...

Thanks for so much great info on stitching on layouts! I have been nervous to try it, but I think I will give it a go!! Have a great weekend!!

Joanna said...

I love stitching on my layouts. Would love some new fun stuff to do it with. Thanks for the chance.

Erica said...

I am loving this week!! These projects are all fantastic and so full of inspiration! Thanks for the fantastic giveaway too!!

Beth said...

These layouts make me want to start stitching...I've never done it on a layout before even though I love sewing! Thanks for the chance to win supplies that could get me started!

Sassy Chatter said...
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Susan Reid said...

Since taking Allison's class, I have stitched on a couple of layouts but would like to do more. It would be great to win the sew easy tool

amylynne said...

Gorgeous layouts!! Thanks so much for all the stitching inspiration! And an awesome giveaway!

amylynn4031@aol.com

Anonymous said...

I have totally loved this week's info on stitching! I've tried stitching a few times on layouts but am still a little scared of it. I don't have a sewing machine so anything I do is by hand.

Would totally love to win those awesome prizes - thanks for the chance!

Lynn Furr

Colleen said...

I have loved this week's focus on stitching. I've both machine stitched and hand stitched on my last two layouts and loved the effect it had on my pages.

Cindy said...

I have totally enjoyed this Stitching Week! It is one of the techniques I love seeing and doing on my pages. I hope you do an updated one in the future-like how you use Memory thread!

Scrapthat said...

I have been wanting the Sew Easy SO bad LOL....I do both machine and hand stitching and usually I am lazy and go to the machine...it always amazes me that people will notice that detail in my LOs.
The Sew Easy would make the hand sewing Faster and Easier!

Laura J said...

What a fun week it's been on Sketch Support...I've loved all the sewing tips and there's been SO MANY GREAT layouts shared!

judybob3 said...

Love this stuff!! Stitching adds so much to a layout......I need to do more of it! :)

Deb said...

I LOVE stitching!

seashell said...

fantastic giveaway! i loved looking at everyone's stitching on their layouts! I would love to take home this goody bag of sewing supplies!

Suzy said...

WOW ! What a fantastic giveaway. This site is my first stop for inspiration when I'm ready to scrapbook. Thanks for the chance to win :)
Suzanne suzyq28024@gmail.com

ScrappinKaren said...

Love the stitching ideas as well as the tips and tricks. I have done a little hand stitching before but never machine stitching - off to try it now! Thanks for the giveaway!

Cindy deRosier said...

I loved seeing all the layouts with stitching! I really like the look but haven't done much of it. Definitely something I'd like to try more often in the future!

~Just B said...

I am terrified of using my machine to sew on a page. I do more hand-stitching, too. My mom has these tools. I borrowed them once and loved them.

Thanks for the inspiration today. Fantastic layouts. Time to get the floss and needles back out!

gingerella said...

I love learning stitching ideas from your blog, always getting freshness for my pages. Please keep the ideas rolling out to us!

Sarah S said...

I just recently started stitching. I just went through my old layouts to see if some pages could use a little something so I can add to them!

Anonymous said...

What a prize opportunity! I have stitched on a couple of pages since taking Allison's online sketch class last fall, but still need to do it more! It added such a special touch to every layout you have all shared this week!

Janelle H.

"Girl" said...

What a fab giveaway! Love the look of stitching on layouts!

J is Scrapping and Creating said...

Love the LOs for this week. I love how the stitching adds so much more to the pages. Thanks ladies for sharing and thanks for the opportunity for the prize.

Ines said...

Thank you for all the wonderful ideas, i cant wait to get my hands some needles and start stiching, hope to be the lucky winner

Denise said...

This weeks stitching theme was "sew" inspiring. I had seen stitching on some layouts and thought it was beyond my expertise. I love to cross stitch, so using a needle is not beyond my ability. What was I thinking? Will definitely be adding these techniques to my embelishments! Thanks!

Jennifer said...

thanks for the great ideas, my machine stitching creativity was pretty bland with just going around the whole page, maybe adding some zigzag. But these show examples of so much more. THANKS

Michelle said...

A great giveaway! Love these layouts!

Julie said...

Wow! I would love to win this. I am just now starting to stitch on my layouts and your blog this week has been great inspiration! Thank you!

Cathy (luv2scrapp1966) said...

I love stitching on layouts and the sew easy is so much fun! Thanks for the chance to win this awesome kit!

Ashley Horton said...

Very cool prize!! Loved seeing all of the lo's with the stitching! Thanks for the chance to win!

Michelle said...

Very inspirational LO's. I do some back stitching by hand on my LO's. I have a machine, but have never sewed on paper, well only in 8th grade when they were teaching us to sew in home ec. LOL But that was.. well.. MANY years ago! LOL Thanks for the opportunity to win!!

Stephanie Gamble said...

Thanks for sharing all the layouts with machine stitching! Love the look but haven't mastered it yet!

jediannie said...

I'm too scared to use my sewing machine to stitch on layouts! Someday I will get over that silly fear. :)
Thanks for sharing your layouts. Your sketches have really helped my scrapping!

Erin said...

Great giveaway!!! I have been dying to buy all the sew easy products. Good luck everyone!

Andrea said...

I love stitching on my LOs! I only do hand stitching because I don't have a sewing machine! Thanks for the chance at the awesome prize!

OneScrapHappyMomma said...

I have been drooling over these products for a while but my LSS has always been out of stock when I go by. Thanks for the chance.

LouAnn said...

I have just started stitching on my pages and love the look it gives to them. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Tracy said...

This is so sweet!

Lynne said...

I have really enjoyed your take on stitching this week. Lots of fun ideas!!

Anonymous said...

This is assume, thanks!

Jessica said...

Fabulous prize! I really enjoy the way stitching looks on my pages, but often don't take the time to do it, great tips this week!

momtotucknlexi said...

I have learned soooo much from sketch support this week regarding sewing on my layouts. Thanks for your inspiration and the chance to win.
Michelle Bittner

Julia said...

I love to sew by hand on my layouts!!! I've tried the sewing machine and it never comes out right...so this kit would be lovely to have!!!

jengd said...

I've seen some ads and such for the SewEasy products- they look amazing! Thanks for the chance to win!

KarlaW said...

Thank you SOOOOO much for doing the stitching segment this week. I've always wanted to try stitching on my page because I love the finshed look but have always been a little timid to try it. Thanks so much for the pointers and information this week.

Liz in MO said...

This has been my all time favorite segment you guys have done. The layouts have been awesome, I think I have saved every single one to my desktop to print off later. Keep up the good work!!!! BTW. . . I would absolutely love to win this giveaway, it is wonderful.

Kristina said...

I love seeing all the layouts with the stitching. It makes me want to get a sewing machine just for LO's. Thanks for the inspiration!

Cindy Andrews said...

Beautiful LOs, ladies!

reen said...

I have loved this week so much. So many good ideas & the layouts were awesome always. Thank you so much for the tips.

Kelly Elkins said...

Love this stitching week.

Jen said...

Great giveaway! I have done a little stitching - my machine stitching is so imperfect! And the hand stitching takes awhile. But I do love the look! The "sew easy" tool has been on my wish list for a year or so now - so I'd love to win! Thanks!

COScraps said...

Oh my this is has been a great week. I love all the tips!
great LO's again!

molitva said...

Wow! Thanks for the great giveaway. Loved all the stitching work, ladies!

Patchi said...

I'm loving this stitching week special you guys put together! I've been stitching on my LOs for 6 months now - I love it but there is still so much I know I could do! Thanks for all the tips!!!

Arjanne said...

That's a nice giveaway!

Ashley W said...

wow, this is a great giveaway! thanks for the chance to win :)

debbie susee said...

I'd love to win your giveaway! I love the look of stitching on layouts and cards. I just don't do it often enough.

Hanne said...

What a great giveaway! What a chance to get startet with stitching om layouts.

Mary Bez said...

Thanks so so much for "Stitching Week". I have learned so much, am no longer scared of my Sew Easy and will use these tips for my future layouts! Love this websit.

Dayna said...

I love the look of stitching on layouts. That is a great giveaway!
Thanks!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

What fabulous stitching projects...love each one...your designers really rocked it!!!

debbi said...

I have learned so much this week. I have been hesitant to try stitching but now I have the confidence to tackle it. Thanks to everyone that has posted tips and examples.

Joli said...

I love the stitching as lines for journaling!!! Great ideas!

Kamilie said...

I LOVE all the inspiration, and ideas :)

Cool Prize too!! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Carolina said...

What a wonderful prize!! I really want to try stitching now!! thx!

Kapoor's said...

Love this weeks sketches that told how to stitch! I am for sure going to try this on my pages! Great give away!!!!

mollybnvb said...

Great pages!! Love all the stitching. Thanks for the chance to win.

Jenn said...

I usually use a machine to stitch but I'd love to try out these products. Love the variety of layouts this week!

Lori said...

Great LOs and tips - I esp love the idea to use the upholstery thread. (will have to run out & buy some, lol.) Thanks for the chance to win!

Gloria Hill said...

This post has been so very helpful! I have been so intimidated to attempt stitching (hand or machine) to my layouts. This takes the mystery away, and gave some wonderful ideas as well! Thanks so much! Your giveaway is super! Thanks for offering it.

Lisa P said...

I'm in love. The layouts today rocked! Lovin the chance to win too.

Angela said...

I would love to win! I love stitching on my layouts and this would give me some great tools!

Jacqui said...

This was great. I love stitching on a layout but I have only ever hand stitched.
Thanks for the great ideas.

Moongirl said...

Great giveaway! I love stitching on my layouts. I love the texture it brings. I would love to have some templates.

Wendy Shoemaker said...

I love stitching on my layouts. It adds such a homespun touch!

Anonymous said...

WOW!! I have loved this week! I only machine stitch but now I'm really wanting to do some handstitching. This giveaway is amazing!! Thanks a million for the change to win such a great prize!
~Pidgen :)

Anonymous said...

I love to stitch mine by hand. At one of your retreats it took me over 12 hours to finsh my layout.

thanks
Christine Dix

Sidney said...
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MariClaudi said...

I love hand stitching. I looked thru my old books and found several layouts where I hand stitched some embellishments.

Annelies said...

I actually don't stitch so much on my layouts and cards, but maybe this will change after seeing all your beautiful examples and practical tips! Thanks a lot! Greetings from Belgium, Annelies

Jennifer Cowan said...

The Sew Easy stuff looks so neat... I need to get up to Scrapbook Generations and get some.

I've never tried machine stitching but these layouts make me want to try.

Have a great 4th!

joetterer said...

I don't have ANY of that stitching stuff, PICK ME PICK ME!

www.createandshow.blogspot.com

Missy said...

I have been looking for these...it would be SO awesome to win!

Darcy said...

I love the stitching on all these layouts! Fabulous work, ladies.

Anna said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE TO STITCH!!
Thanks for a chance to win!
You guys ROCK!!

Christa Allgood said...

I recently bought a used sewing machine for $20 and have discovered that I love stitching on my layouts !!

April said...

Wow, these are great! Thanks for all of the tips. ;)
- April W

Abbey said...

What a cool prize!

Cheryl said...

I have really enjoyed browsing through all of the stitching advice this week. I have used stitching on layouts before, and I will definitely use more now! :)

Thank you for the opportunity to win a great prize!

Chanel's Owner said...

Loved this week of stiching! Loved all the layouts!

melt003 said...

Thanks for the inspiration. I have a sewing machine somewhere in my closet, waiting to be put to good use! Thanks!

Seester2T said...

Love the ideas you are showing for stitching! Would love to try out the Sew Easy line!

nanapatty said...

After all the information and inspiration this week, I added some stitching to a layout which I hadn't originally planned on doing. Of course, it added so much to the layout! Thanks again.

Dara Bliesmer said...

I am so happy to see the posts on stitching. It has been something that I want to start incorporating into my layouts, but not sure exactly where to start. This has been some awesome examples to give me inspirations. The pages are all so great, I especially love the Snow one and the stitching of the squares. The gift package looks great and whoever gets it will be very lucky!!

Janet Z said...

Amazing layouts ladies!! I love to sew on my pages and I jut know that I would put this awesome prize to great use!!

Luv2talk said...

All these LOs are great, the stitching is just the CHERRY ON TOP. LOVE this BLOG, LOVE my SKETCH BOOKS, Hope to one day, LOVE MY STITCHING (but I'm not there yet. LOL)

Thanks for the prize RAK!

Cynthia B. said...

Thanks so much for the ideas and inspiration this week! I've only recently gotten a sewing machine, and have cautiously been trying it out on my scrapbook pages. I LOVE the look and have been adding more hand-stitching on pages too. (Shari Thurman, love the stitched journal lines on your "Summer with a Splash" page!) Thanks for the chance to win this amazing stitching package!

sandra said...

What a great giveaway! Thanks for all your inspiration Allison!

mimisimon said...

Great giveaway. Stitching on layouts is a favorite of mine.

Jennifer said...

Since I'll never manage machine sewing on my layouts ...this is something I could probably manage! Thanks for the chance.

Beth Hallgren said...

Thanks for the info on machine stitching! I'd never thought of upholstery thread :)

Lindsay N. said...

I've never tried sewing on my layouts, this giveaway would be a great way to start. Thanks:)

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Thank you for the info on machine stitching. I've been struggling to make a good stitching. Thanks for the chance to win these fabulous goodies.

Anonymous said...

I love stitching on my layouts so I have loved all the layouts and tips this week. I would love to win so I could try the Sew Easy tool.
Tracy C.

Julie B said...

What a great week! You've got me excited to sew on my pages again! Thanks for the chance to win....

Lynnbobscrap said...

I would love to try stitching on my pages. Your layouts are beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration!
xoxo,
jenny-lynn

Amy said...

I once said I'd never sew on my scrapbook pages, but maybe, just maybe, Sew Easy would convince me!

Jennifer said...

Thanks so much for all the information this week! I feel like I finally have the confidence to start stitching on my LOs. Now I just need the tools :)

It's such a fantastic prize - thanks for all you do! I love Sketch Support!!

Jennifer said...

Thanks for all the wonderful tips and inspiration this week. I've always been a little scared of sewing on my pages, but now I'm excited to give it a try!

Joan said...

I like to sew, but I have never tried it on my layouts. This week's Sketch Support is inspiring me to try it.

Stephanie said...

Love the stitching on all of the layouts!! Awesome work!

Skeletor's Mommy said...

Wow! Thanks for all the awesome ideas this week. I love the look of stitching on layouts, but have never had the tools to make it work. What a great giveaway to get started!

Jannie M. said...

Terrific post! The tutorials you provided links to will be very helpful! The LO's you featured were WONDERFUL! So many wonderful details, thanks for sharing!

Kim M said...

I envy my friend Gretchen's ability to sew on her layouts so much, this prize would be so awesome to win so I could try to copy her mad skills!

Christel said...

I haven't tried machine stitching on my layouts yet, but would like to give it a try someday. Great layouts and tips today! :)

Tulip Scrapper said...

I've just started handstitching on my LOs and love the dimension it brings. I'll have to dust off my sewing machine this weekend and try my hand at machine stitching.

Steffanie said...

What a fantastic prize! This would definitely satisfy my sweet tooth for stitching! Thanks for all the fabulous tips and inspiration this week!

Kim said...

I love stitching on layouts and mostly do it by hand, but i love the look of the pen stitching too and need to try and remember to incorporate it into my pages! Thanks for the reminder.

dawn said...

These layouts are so awesome, I can't believe how many examples you shared this week. This has been my favorite week I think. Thanks for such a cool and generous giveaway, this is what would really help me get started on adding a flair to my pages. Thanks so much for a fun week.

Karen Bell said...

Thanks for all the stitching advice this week. I love how you always come up with something new to share with us. Awesome giveaway- I was just looking at sew easy the other day. Thanks!

Tracy said...

WOW! That is an amazing giveaway - I am crossing my fingers and hoping for the best!!

Emily said...

The DT projects are AMAZING!!!! I so want to try these we r memory keepers products. Hubby got me a sewing machine for valentines day but sometimes this would be so much easier!

Emily C

sunny-wyatt said...

I am fairly new to stitching on my layouts, but I'm loving the final touch it provides.

MaryBB said...

Stitching on my layouts was never a consideration for me until I found Sketch Support (I can hardly sew a button). Thanks for the opportunity to win this prize. I would love to give stitching a go.

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More said...

so many awesome sewing projects... I just love the look of sewing on a paper project!!
Thanks for the opp to win such fun goodies!!!

Staci

mthata said...

Great giveaway. Would love to win this. I use to sew a lot as a teen but have yet tried it on paper. Thanks for a chance to win all these fab products.

Anna said...

Wow! I love stitching!!! And such a great prize!! Thanks for the chance to win!

Selena said...

These are fab layouts! I love stitching on pages!

Michele Mc said...

Wow! I have really enjoyed this week. Have only tried stitching a couple times, but now I'm inspired! Great examples!

Tiffany said...

Love all the stitching inspiration! Such a great prize!

Amy McVey said...

Fantastic examples of stitching on layouts! Such a great prize to giveaway also.

Arianne said...

Somehow stitching pops up on almost all my LOs. I don't have a machine, so I need to poke all the holes myself. This great tool would make the proces go a lot faster!

ms.schwiet said...

Awesome tips this week! Now I want to stitch on every page. As always thanks for the inspiration reysi

scrapinbabygal said...

Hi. I have really enjoyed this week's lessons on stitching. I finally understand how to stitch!! Thank you!! Awesome giveaway!!

Charity Becker said...

LOVE the SEW EASY products, fingers crossed!!!

Erica Hettwer said...

Love these projects!!! I love the look of stitching! <3

stephanie said...

These products are great, especially since I don't know how to use a sewing machine.

gmlindsey said...

Such awesome layouts! Lots of useful info this week.

Amy C said...

I love Sketch Support! I always find fantastic inspiration!!! :-) Thanks for all you do!

Anonymous said...

I would be able to pretend I know how to sew - thanks!
- rt in ga

Marcia said...

I have never stitched on my layouts but would like to try.

Michele said...

I haven't tried stitching yet either but I love the look.

lunetapatineta said...

WOW!!!! What an AMAZING prize!!! ...hope I win, I love to hand stitch in my LOs....Thanks!!!!

Tammy said...

wow that is a very generous giveaway, I'll keep my fingers crossed because I really like the look of stitching on layouts and cards. Thanks for the chance to win!

Sheila H said...

What an amazing giveaway - thanks so much for the chance to win!

Scrappingamma said...

Love Love Love all your posts. I look forward every day to a new post. Thanks for some awesome sketches.

Christy from Edmond said...

I was wanting to purchase Sew Easy for my birthday last week, but was waiting until after the holiday. This would be perfect for me. Thanks for offering it.

Merri Lynn said...

amazing projects along with an amazing prize

Julie G said...

thank you for all the great tips this week. i have just started sewing on layouts and i'm addicted :) thanks also for the chance to win this amazing prize.

JerseyJenn said...

Thanks for all of the great ideas and the chance to win this amazing prize.

Cheryl Even said...

Stitching has always intimidated me, so thanks for all the great ideas and tutorials!

Celeste B. said...

Great stitching. I love adding some sewing elements to my projects...it gives such a nice finishing touch.