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Thursday, 19 June 2014

Paper piecing

 
Good morning. Thursday once more and time for my last project as GDT for the lovely Hanna and Friends. This fortnight the challenge is one of my favourites... paper piecing. I used a Sarah Kay stamp, it was a freebie with a magazine ages ago and it lends itself beautifully to this technique! The little girls' dresses, apron and hats are all paper pieced. The patchwork background is made from die cut hexagons of the same patterned paper.
I'd just like to thank the lovely ladies from Hanna and Friends for giving me the opportunity to design for them, it has been a real pleasure. Please  take the time to hop over and visit their lovely blog, you will enjoy looking at their beautiful creations and hopefully be inspired to join in with this fun challenge.
Have a lovely day.
Chris
x
Challenges:-
cuttinandstampin birthdays
tuesdaythrowdown celebrations
2cuteinkchallenges birthday
lexiscreations for a friend
timbroscrapmania stitching
craftybloggersnetwork bingo (first column)
fairytalestamper brown + colour
OSAAT Button it

17 comments:

chrissy xx said...

Such a cute image Chris...LOving your colours.
Your paper piecing is so pretty as are your hexagons....LOve it.
Chrissyxx

Kathleen said...

Really gorgeous card and the papers you have chosen are just stunning for the image.
Love it, hope you had a good holiday.

Kath x

Chrissy said...

Beautiful Chris and I love paper piecing too..this image is adorable and your paper piecing is fabulous.The papers are just prefect..

luv CHRISSYxx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Fabulous card Chris, I love the paper piecing and the hexagons are just like a patchwork I did centuries ago! Thanks for sharing with us at Lexis, Susan xx

Irish Cherokee said...

Wonderful card. Absolutely love the image and colors. The quilt work style is beautiful. I have done this image myself and it is wonderful.

Christine Harrop said...

This image takes me back many many years (too many to recall) when the Holly Hobbie images etc were so popular. I made a rag doll at the time to raffle for a church function. Thank you for reminding me of happy times! It's a great card to enter into the oSAAT challenge this week. Good luck. Christine xx

Planetsusie said...

This is beautiful Chris - I love this image and have it in my collection. Your background is perfect for the image and as for the paper piecing, I honestly think you need the right paper to do this properly and you have certainly found them. They are gorgeous, I think your card is great.

Thank you so much for joining us over at the OSAAT challenge this week, lots of luck.

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx DT

CraftyGirl said...

That is just so pretty. I have the that punch and will have to give it a go. Love the quilted look. I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.

TTFN,

CraftyGirl
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
Tuesday Throwdown DT

Conny G. said...

Wooow, your card is really, really fantastic!!
Thanks for joining us at Fariytale Stampers!
Hugs,
Conny

Pat (mspfd) said...

Love the paper piecing and matching background! Super card.

Karen (karey2005) said...

Awww this is so sweet! Thanks for linking up at Cuttin' and Stampin'! Karen N (DT)

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

what a wonderful paper pieced card!!! Thank you for joining us at the Cuttin' and Stampin' Challenge blog this week - Lynda DT member

Desire Fourie said...

Chris this is just so beautifully designed and coloured. Loving the round shape.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

CraftyKay said...

Beautiful design image and colours. Thank you for joining in the CBN challenge and good luck.x

Meggi Bischoff said...

das ist eine tolle kreation. ich liebe sarah kay. nähen auf papier, das habe ich noch nicht probiert. nach dem umzug stet das aben auf dem programm!!!!

schöne, dass du bei den fairytale stmpers mitmachst.

glg meggi

Anonymous said...

Die ist wundervoll großartig geworden.
Hab lieben Dank für's mitmachen bei Fairytale Stampers
GLG Tamesis

Lola said...

Great card desing and a really beautiful paper - piecing - work!!

Thank you so much for joining us at Fairytale Stampers!!

Good luck :-)

xx Karola xx