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Today we are taking another look at the Our Daily Bread designs April release! Aren’t the Quilt images & dies fabulous? And the papers are beautiful!

For my quilty/sewy card, I’m featuring this cute, cute, cute little sewing machine & greeting (from A Time to Mend), Log Cabin Quilt die & some papers from the Americana Quilt & Old Glory collections. Since the greeting is 1 line repeated 3 times, I had the idea to add 3 sewing machines in 3 colors but to get the best impression on this solid image, I stamped it w/ the Memento inks onto a semi-glossy photo type paper. It helped tremendously to have it in my Misti so I could stamp it more than once to get full coverage. For the print version, I inked just the outline of it & stamped it onto the paper then stamped it again on the photo paper & paper pieced it. I will mention, after I fussy cut that tiny outline, I realized it would have been much easier to just fussy cut the inside & attach it over the the other image. Oh well..live & learn!

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I die cut the Log Cabin Quilt 4 times..1 white, 1 blue & 2 different prints, then arranged them inside the solid blue version outline. A large square was die cut out of the white front & placed on top of the quilt w/ all the fussy cut sewing machines on top. I used the Misti again to stamp the greeting 1 line at a time using the blue & red Versafine inks. Some buttons (from the Matting Circle dies) were cut, stacked & attached.

Here’s a look at the inside.

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Supplies:

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs –  A Time to Mend, (insideLog Cabin Quilt, So Special)
Paper: Staples 110# white, dp (ODBD – Americana Quilt, Old Glory), photo paper
Ink: Versafine satin red, majestic blue, Memento nautical blue, love letter (inside- Memories sky blue)
Accessories: ODBD  Log Cabin QuiltSquaresFlourished Star Pattern, Matting Circles, Pennants dies, Misti
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9 Responses to “ODBD April Release Another Look!”

  • Melissa Teeling:

    That is some mighty fine detail cutting there and I hope we all learn from your experience to fussy cut the inside next time. That is totally the kind of thing I would do (the harder way of course.) Your card is lovely and I love the paper pieced sewing machine. 🙂 Thank you for sharing with us!

  • Cathymac:

    How clever, Julie! Love the trio of sewing machines to mimic the three parts of the sentiment! Beautiful!

  • I love your 3’s! your print button die cuts are perfect too! I love this Americana quilt and design!! I never would have thought of 3 machines to go with the 3 “let it sew”s…you are so creative and sew clever!!

  • Sandee:

    WOW! Love your card Julie! The idea of doing the three machines is great! One of these days I have got to get one of those Mistis! Great card!

  • Joan Smith:

    OMG What a Fabulous and Gorgeous card!! I was totally awestruck with what you created!! Yep took my breath away. You so did a super outstanding creative job!! YOU so ROCK!!

  • Oh, Julie, this is beautiful, and I love the sewing machines! Yes, sadly at times, we realize we worked harder than we needed. But it was well worth the effort. It’s gorgeous! Hugs, sweet friend!

  • Oh how cute! A different approach to using the die that works out to be beautiful. Love the sewing machines!

  • DawnL:

    Too cute! Clever you with the 3 sewing machines to match the sentiment. Love the print one!

  • This is so beautiful.
    Thank for your always encouraging me

Your comments are so appreciated!

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