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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Stitches & Sketches


Second part of week 2 Technique Classes 101 is all in the stitching.

To go along with this challenge ,I also used the inspiration Saturday Sketch found at the "Sisterhood of Scrap".

Sketch designer is Jodie Kautzner,you may also find some of Jodie's sketches here at http://sketchitout.blogspot.com/.

Have wanted to scrap this photo of my grandmother for some time now-for me it captures my Grandmother's creative side.

She was always working on some project or another and made it a point to make sure her daughters and granddaughters all had some knowledge in the finer arts of keeping house and making it fun.
Thru the years my family have all been recipients of my Grandmothers wonderful craft work.

For this challenge we are to stitch and faux stitch on to our layouts,this is my end result.
Thanks for stopping by !

5 comments:

Deanne said...

Beautiful layout!!!

Nicole said...

Beautiful Jean!! Love your interpretation of the sketch!! Great work with the faux stitching too - and real stitching, I can't tell the difference in the picture(I can't sew a button on much less stitch a layout!)!!

P.S. Thank you so much for letting me know about my publication - if you can believe this i had no idea!! this was supposed to be published in April and then it didn't happen so I thought it just wasn't ever going to happen! I wish they would have sent me a copy.....not sure where to get one around here....I hope it looks good!!

allykitty5 said...

Is that Grandma Jones? Margaret looks just like her.

Miss 376 said...

What a lovely way to remember your grandmother-she would be really proud of this

Jacqueline said...

Love it! The design of it fits so well with the theme and the picture. Great work! Personally, I'm still kind of scared of actually stitching on layouts. I love the look, but I tend to stick to faux stitching and I just don't think that's quite the same.