Saturday, July 7, 2012

Sewing on Cards: by Britta Swiderski!

Happy Saturday bloggers! How are you spending your weekend?  I hope that you are with those that make you happy and doing something fun! And speaking of fun...

When blog hopping a bit ago I came across this fabulous tutorial from Britta Swiderski on her tips and tricks of sewing on cards.  Rather you love to sew or just like the look of it without the work, we have an entire category devoted to SEWING FUN! To see Britta's tutorial in its entirety, please click HERE.  I'd like to provide a sampling of it...read on!

Here are some must have supplies:



 Sewing with Sew Easy:

Sewing with Sew Ribbon:

Changing the thread width:

Straight versus Running Stitch:

Wow! You really can get a lot of different looks on cards if you decide to use sewing as an added element.  Big thanks to Britta, once again for these awesome tips & don't forget to check out her blog to get the tutorial in its entirety!

Ingredients to make the cards above:





Steph
 
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76 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing ideas for the sew easy! And thanks for the chance to win =)

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  2. Thanks for sharing Britta's cards, her Tips & Tricks video's are always very informative and helpful

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  3. Thanks for sharing these. Lovely cards!

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  4. i love the sew easy tool... just wish i had my own!!

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  5. Britta has always got awesome 'out of the box' ideas for supplies. Love these :)

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  6. Wow! Good ideas!!! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. It sure looks awesome, and I must admit, it´s something I still haven´t tryed yet, but maybe it´s time for that now? Thanks soo much for the great tips here, they´re great.

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  8. such fabulous cards and idea's Thanks for sharing :)

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  9. Oh wow! Such clean and simple yet striking cards! I really need one of those tools!

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  10. Britta makes some of the best tutorials.

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  11. Darling ideas! I especially love the frame.

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  12. Great cards with this sew easy. Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Marianne MW

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  13. I love cards that are sewed. Thank´s for the tips ;)

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  14. Great card ideas! Love the sew easy.

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  15. Super cute cards and great tutorial! :-) xx

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  16. Those cards are so simple yet so beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win!!!

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  17. Those cards look fantastic and very easy to try and make :)

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  18. So many great tips, gonna try this :) Thank you Britta!

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  19. I just bought the pink mat!!!! I think I need the ruler next!!! Thanks so much for showcasing these products today!

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  20. Great tips Britta! Thank you for sharing them.

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  21. I like all the different effects you can achieve with sewing.

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  22. Thanks for sharing!!such fun ideas and ways to mix it up. Thanks for the chance to win and have a fabulous weekend!!

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  23. So cute! I am not a sewing person but If I had these tool I would make it perfectly.

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  24. Thank you for sharing this tutorial...great sewing techniques!

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  25. Thank you! These cards are simple and great.

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  26. I love the look of a card with sewing on it. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  27. Those cards look so simple and cute, I love sewing on paper.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  28. Fab simple card. Hugs,moni

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  29. The sewing is such a fun look!

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  30. Britta is a star with videos. I check her blog daily. Thanks for a chance to win stamps.

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  31. I'm not a very sewing person, but with sew easy, who knows :-)
    The stamp set of Hero Arts is a 'want have', so thanks a lot for the chance to win!

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  32. great cards. great stamps set. thanks

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  33. I follow Britta on her blog and agree these are worth spotlighting. Thanks for letting us play along to win the great stamp set.

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  34. Love the look of stitching on cards. Really will have to give this a go. Thanks for the chance to win.
    Mags
    x

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  35. I used to do so much crewel and embroidery work but have done just a little on my cards. Thanks! You've inspired me to do more of it.

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  36. Have not tried using the Sew Easy but it looks like fun.

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  37. Oh my gosh, those CAS cards are SO pretty! I especially love the white stitching with the blue hearts! I've never tried the Sew Easy but it really adds a whole new look to these cards!

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  38. Sewing is not my thing but the cards are really cute~ I would love those new stamps from HA!

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  39. These cards are awesome. I love the added element of hand stitching! And put these together as a set and they would be a wonderful gift. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  40. These cards are great! I am SO making some for upcoming birthdays. :-)

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  41. I've never tried sewing on cards - looks fabulous!

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  43. love the info on the sew easy...thanks for sharing with us today.

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  44. I love the look of sewing on cards. There are so many ideas.
    Have a wonderful weekend
    Linda T

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  45. Cute cards & cute stamp set!

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  46. I really like these sewn cards. TFS!

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  47. These are fabulous. I just visited her blog/YouTube and there are such great ideas for creative fun. I never have tried this and would love too. Thanks for highlighting her work.

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  48. I love these cards. I am thinking something for Christmas would be cute and fun. Thank you for the chance to win this must have stamp set!

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  49. Gorgeous card. Love the stitches. The layout is fabulous :)

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  50. Fabulous cards Britta :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  51. i think Britta rocks! I've learnt a lot from her tutorials.

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  52. I love Britta's tutorials! And the stitching on those cards is adorable :)

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  53. Loved the video...I am definitely going to try sewing on my next card.

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  54. I really like the kraft card with the stitched frame. Classy!

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  55. Great inspiration didn't think to use mine this way!

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  56. thank you for sharing this stitching secret!

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  57. I love this sewing on cards-they are terrific! I am going to have to get one of these!!!

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  58. What a lovely and adorable sewing cards! I likes the heart so much!

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  59. might have to invest in this system..love it!! great cards..

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  60. Another great stamp set up for grabs! Thanks for the opportunity. Rebekah

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  61. Another super stamp to win! These cards today look fantastic! Thanks for the chance to win, Jas

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  62. I love those hearts! Thanks for the chance to win that fun-looking stamp set.

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  63. Thanks for the tutorial....this has helped me with my sew eaay....thank you for a chance to win...

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  64. I love the card with the different thickness of stitching in teal. Very clever,

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  65. Thanks for sharing. I love sewing on cards.

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  66. Really cute! I need that heart template!

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  67. Love the stitching. Very neat.

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  68. Oh, I hope I'm not too late to win this set! Thanks for sharing the resource about Sew Easy.

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