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Saturday, March 12, 2011

OCC...Fabric Flower




Good Morning Peeps!! It is Saturday and that means it is time for another new challenge at Our Creative Corner.

This week our challenge hostess is - Kristin Tierney and her challenge for us is Fabulous Fabric - Let's put aside our usual fabric embellishment - ribbon; and use fabric instead! Create a project using fabric as a background, an embellishment or your focal point.

I wasn't sure what to do with this one at first, I have purchased the Stampin' Up fabric but really haven't used it, so that was my starting point. I also knew that I wanted to make a flower, but what kind or how? I tried a couple of thinks and then finally settled on this technique, so easy peasy. I used a 24 inch long by 2-1/2 inch wide strip of fabric, folded in half and ironed. I then just did a running stitch down the edge and gathered. I then curled the flower around on itself and anchored my stitching. I added a pretty button and it was finished.

I added it to my card by using my glue gun. I used this sketch for my card layout. keeping it clean and simple so all attention goes to the fabric flower! I did use some fun lace I have been hoarding for awhile.


I hope you’ll play along this week and have fun with this challenge! Be sure to check out the rest of the OCC design team creations! To play along, upload your creation to your blog or gallery, then leave a comment linking to your project over at Our Creative Corner so we can check it out. If you upload to SCS, remember to use keyword: OCCC.


Well, that is all from me for now, Thanks for stopping by and HAPPY STAMPING!!!
Vicki

15 comments:

Wendy said...

Ohhhhhhhhh so pretty! Love your fabric flower, girl! Nicely done! :)

Dawn Easton said...

LOL you make it sound SO easy but I can never make flowers like that! Yours is beautiful my friend! GREAT card!

Jessica said...

Your talent is amazing!! Love ur creations at SC so came to visit ur blog. TFS!
Jessica Urrutia
www.rememberj.blogspot.com

Jodi said...

Vicki this is gorgous! I love the flower. I must say I need to stop skipping the fabric in the Stampin Up Catalog and buy some. I love your card. very, very nice!
Can't wait to see whats next.
~Jodi

Joanne Travis said...

Love your fabric flower, Vicki! A gorgeous card.

Beth said...

Gorgeous fabric flower Vicki! Perfect sketch to highlight your flower! It all works beautifully! TFS :)

igotstamps said...

That flower is so pretty and I love that it is made of fabric. The layout is wonderful too.

Leigh said...

Pretty, pretty card Vicki.

Sarah Gough said...

Great gathered flower Vicki! Love the oversized button too!

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Your card is terrific, Vicki - folksy and elegant at the same time. Love your flower and how you made it the focal point of your card. That beautiful lace and wave of pearls are the icing on the cake. Hope you enjoyed the challenge.

Have a great weekend.

Hugs,
Linda

Linda Callahan said...

Beautiful flower and I love the draped pearls!

Sharon said...

Vicki, you always come up with the most beautiful stuff using SU! products! Wow! is all I can say.

Lori Rider said...

How pretty! Love your flower and kudos to you for sewing it - I don't sew, LOL! The layout and colors are wonderful!

Kristin said...

I love your flower!!! I'm glad I gave you an opportunity to use that fabric. It really turned out fantastic!

Diane Gilbert said...

Vicki this is wonderful!!! I LOVE your fabric flower, what a fun card! Great job on this week's challenge!