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Username Post: October Sewing Challenge ~ CLOSED        (Topic#1591273)
DreaSlee
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Sewing is one of my FAVORITE techniques to do on a LO! So I challenge you this month to use sewing on a page or pages. You can do it by machine or hand, but no faux stitching. That means NO digital or doodled stitching.

*Twist* For an extra vote at the end of the month use frankenstein stitches.

Rules:
1)Must be new as of today 10/1/13, and you have until 10/31/13 to enter.
2)It can be any size,paper only, 2 pager,a card, and/or a mini album.
3)Link LO to this thread and please enable public embedding.
4)If you get love please return the favor
5)LO can be used in other challenges here or on other sites.
6)1 entry per person.

To do PUBLIC EMBEDDING:
1. Go to the layout in your gallery.
2. Click on 'Edit Image' tab at the top on the left side of the layout.
3. Scroll down to the bottom left side.
4. Check the box that says, ‘Allow Public Embedding’.

To link LO's:
1. Go to the layout in your gallery.
2. Click on the 'link/embed' words.
3. Click on 'IMG code' button.
4. Copy and paste the code which starts [url...] into the forum thread.

At the end of the month PM me with your top 3 LO's and include your own #. Then I'll do a poll where we can vote for a winner.

My Examples with the twist:
Devil's night By DreaSlee

Journey for a jacket By DreaSlee

I heart fall By DreaSlee

September Winner:
S is for Sisters pg#1 By Fabricfrenzy
S is for Sisters pg#2 By Fabricfrenzy

Entries:
1. Motherly Love By AllAmy

2. Everyday Antics By Scrapanda

3. Oh the Horror By Fabricfrenzy

4. Beautiful By MSD

5. Happy just hanging out on the farm By Tinadn

6. B is for Boo By Scrapping_in_AK


 
Scrapanda
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Scrapanda
In response to DreaSlee

Fun twist!


 
justowen
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justowen
In response to Scrapanda

Love the twist!


 
happy go lucky
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happy go lucky
In response to justowen

I'm in. fun twist.


 
tinadn
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tinadn
In response to happy go lucky

cute twist idea, count me in


 
DreaSlee
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DreaSlee
In response to tinadn

It's good to have you all!!


 
stopnstare07
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stopnstare07
In response to DreaSlee

i have a small sewing machine I bought to sew on paper...still in the box! If I can get it figured out i would love to join in. Gotta figure out what Frankenstein stitches are.


 
fabricfrenzy
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fabricfrenzy
In response to stopnstare07

Always a fun challenge! Your twist is really a twist… I am in.


 
DreaSlee
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In response to fabricfrenzy

Welcome ladies! A frankenstein stitch is basically a straight stitch but with varying smaller stitches placed randomly over it. It can be little lines, or x's and your lines don't even have to be straight. It's a fun, fool proof stitch to do by hand if you've never tried before. Here's an old example of mine with frankenstein stitches along the right. I used the INstitchz (silly stiches) on this page, but I think I'm going to do my own for my example.

Jack Jack-O-Lantern By DreaSlee


 
AllAmy
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In response to DreaSlee

Not sure I'll get to Frankenstein stitches, but they do look cool.

Here are some sweet little XXX "kiss" stitches.
Motherly Love By AllAmy


 
DreaSlee
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In response to AllAmy

Amy I'll count those as frankenstein stitches, since they are little x's. If you want to swap it out later that's fine too.


 
happy go lucky
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happy go lucky
In response to DreaSlee

JCI. Come on Friday . . .


 
DreaSlee
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In response to happy go lucky

Here's the poll. Have a great weekend!
http://www.scrapbook.com/forums/showtopic.php?fid/18/ti...


 
tinadn
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In response to DreaSlee

voted


 
Scrapanda
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In response to tinadn

Here is my entry with the twist of Frankenstein stitches - that was fun!
Everyday Antics By Scrapanda


 
DreaSlee
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In response to Scrapanda

Here's my example. I handstitched the outside of the circle.
I heart fall By DreaSlee


 
happy go lucky
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happy go lucky
In response to DreaSlee

JCI - ACU.


 
DreaSlee
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In response to happy go lucky

Congrats to our September winner! Gorgeous 2 pager Pam!
S is for Sisters pg#1 By Fabricfrenzy
S is for Sisters pg#2 By Fabricfrenzy


 
fabricfrenzy
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fabricfrenzy
In response to DreaSlee

Oh my!!! How exciting… Thank you so much. Thank you everyone for your votes.


 
fabricfrenzy
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Here's mine- with the twist (around the circle)
Oh the Horror By Fabricfrenzy


 
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