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Saturday, 26 May 2012

Glitzy Bodices by Debbie

I'll start off by saying, we all know that our irons are not for shirts etc, they are for crafting. I have a drawer with bits of fibres so decided to use them for the bodices of the Dressform from the Haberdashery stamps. I inked the body of the stamp with Black Stazon. With the stamp on the worktop I laid the fibes over it and then covered it with greaseproof paper. The iron was set to a medium/hot heat and I rubbed it over the paper until I could see the outline if the stamp. I repeated with two other combinations of fibes. Then I trimmed off the excess.
The card is a trifold and I used the Love Letters download papers, it comes in eight different colours. I glued the bodices onto the ovals of black. My niece has her eye on this card to stand it in her bedroom, I think I'll pencil in a play day with her during the holidays for her to make her own. I hope this card has given you inspiration to rummage in the cupboards and find stash that hasn't been used for a while.


  1. Wow! Das ist ja der Knaller!
    Superschön, tolle Arbeit...

    Liebe Grüße

  2. Gorgeous card - and yes my iron is used more for craft than on clothes!!

  3. Beautiful this creations. Really marvelous.
    Lovely greet

  4. This is gorgeous Debbie, what a great Idea for teenage girls, they can be so had to please sometimes. I shall have to have a rummage and see where I put my fibres now.

    Sue x

  5. Now they're cool, very strictly come dancing just need a bit of spray tan LOL

  6. This is gorgeous debbie I think you have just solved the problem of what to do for a couple of birthday cards I need. Thank you for your inspiration

    Jackie x

  7. Beautiful, Debbie! I love it, but I'm not quite sure I understand your directions. What a wonderful card!

  8. Just beautiful, Debbie! Great idee to use this fibres! Greetings, Gerrina

  9. Striking in the different colourways with the black - classy glitz definitely. I particularly like the way you varied the slant in the positioning of your bodices.
    Paula (PEP)

  10. How fabby :) plus now I know what that thing with the plug on is for tee hee x


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