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Friday, August 31, 2012

Piercing Techniques: Faux Stitching

Use the grid template from the Essential Piercing Pack to pierce rows of holes. Then, connect the holes with a marker or gel pen to imitate stitching.

The pocket tag is Stampin' Up! cotton ribbon stamped with a sentiment.

I slid a stamped sentiment into the pocket, but tickets or money would be just as welcome.

-mark a 3 in. X 3 in. piece of card stock as shown
-cut on the lines
-use Essentials piercing pack grid to pierce edges
-use Festive piercing pack to pierce the pocket design
-connect the holes with a fine tip marker to imitate stitching
-apply ink to the card stock with a sponge dauber to imitate denim









Supplies
Stamps
-Word Play 120308
-Hoop La La 126250
Ink
-Midnight Muse pad 126860
-Cajun Craze pad 126965
-More Mustard marker
Paper
-Marina Mist card stock119682
-More Mustard card stock 100946
-Cajun Craze card stock 119684
Tools
-sponge dauber 102892
-Stampin' Pierce mat 126199
-Paper-piercing tool 126189
-Essentials Paper-piercing pack 126187
-Festive Paper-piercing pack 127857
-1/2 in. Circle punch
Accessories
-Metallic brads 119741
-7/8 in. Cotton ribbon 127844


3 comments:

Wendie said...

So very clever. this would make a great Valentine for my guy who has worn Levi 501's all his life. TFS.

stampwithsandy said...

Awesome technique! Thanks for sharing the tutorial.

eLLe said...

great card and clever use of the paper piercing pack!