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Finished card size: 5" x 7"

A sewing card, using the sketch from Regena. I know, I know, I'm not a dress designer, but you get the idea! December 2012 Sketch


Flourish (Stampabilities)
Papers: (C.S.)
Black card stock 
White C.S.
Silver C.S.
Gold C.S.
Green C.S.
Black Stazon ink pad (Tsukineko)
Silver Color-it ink pad  (Color it)
Brown dye ink pad (Color Box)
Chip board
Silver embossing powder (E.P.) (Judikin)
Sewing room die (Sizzix)
Sewing edge die (Sizzix)
Material, ribbon
Gears Embossing folder (Cuttlebug)
Violet (Inka gold)
Button, thread, needles, tape, pins, etc.


  1. Die cut the dress form, twice. Use the silver E.P. on the shoulder area. Cover the form stand with brown ink.
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  2. Design a dress and glue material and/or ribbon on the form.
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  3. Rub and swirl the violet Inka Gold on the light green C.S. using your finger. Stamp the flourish on the C.S. randomly.
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  4. Cut black strip and tape or glueall the pieces to basic black card.
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  5. Die cut sewing edge twice and glue the silver scissors and button to the brown one. Wrap thread on spool. Use other embellishments, pins, tape, Viva pearl, etc.
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And your done!

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Grandpa Ken


Editor's Note:  What a way to end 2012...with a party dress fit for a princess!  Super cute dress to go out partying in.  Perhaps Grandpa Ken has a new vocation?!  Great job Grandpa.  We love it!

And a happy and prosperous New Year to all of you out there on the creative trail.


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1 Responses »

  1. Oh My--this is just AMAXZING!!!! Thanks soo much for having me just have to add that Tim Holtz die to my MUST HAVEs for 2013!

    You are THE BEST! So glad you are staying with us Ken!
    Stamp, Create & Play . . . Everyday! Nola