Over the last few weeks Ive been involved in a challenge over at Itty Bitty Scrap Shack. I really enjoy these challenges -they make me think outside the box, and push my creativity. This week the challenge was to use paint, chipboard, sewing and repeating elements on a LO. This is mine:
This LO took forever, because my sewing machine would not cooperate. The thread kept tangling up, and it kept missing stitches. Now this is not such a problem sewing on fabric, but on paper and card you are left with holes. So I had no alternative but to unthread the machine and to continue sewing. That meant I then had to go back and hand sew all the holes. I also decided to make a leaf embellishment using vellum and hand sewing-that also took a lot of time. The resulting LO is quite different form my recent LOs. I usually like to tilt my photos and the use torn paper, lots of layering and ink. This LO however is quite plain and very linear.