Friday, September 7, 2012

Piercing Techniques: String Art

Use your piercing templates to create a string art design and running stitch. 
-adhere 1-3/8 in. card stock circle to a card stock flower
-position the piercing template over the card stock
-pierce every other hole outside the card stock circle
-thread a needle with linen thread
-adhere end to back of card stock and bring thread to front
-pass thread to back through 7th hole from beginning
-bring thread to front through the next hole to the right
-pass thread to back beside first hole
-continue sewing through holes
-add a button to the thread and continue the design
-snip thread and secure end to back of card stock
-use a curved line from the template to pierce the stem on the mat
-sew a running stitch through the holes
-secure ends to back of mat

-Word Play 120308
-Chocolate Chip pad 126979
-Crumb Cake card stock 120953
-Pool Party card stock 122924
-Island Indigo card stock 122923
-Chocolate Chip card stock 102128
-Big Shot 113439
-Fun Flowers die 121812
-1-3/8 in. circle punch 119860
-Paper-piercing tool 126189
-Stampin' Pierce mat 126199
-Essentials Paper-piercing pack 126187
-Linen thread 104199
-Bitty Buttons 118761
-Glue Dots 103683
-Stampin' Dimensionals 104430

Here's an older String Art sample with beads on the thread. Most of the products are discontinued, but I wanted to include it for inspiration.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Really nice, Cheryl. Look forward to doing something like this in class. I LOVE your classes!!! Have a great day. Sending kind thoughts, Norma