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Hand Stitching

I have always wanted to hand stitch a layout. I love the work that both Paige Evans and Caroline Free do. I will say though, it takes a toll on the hands. So what better final project to do for Spiegel Moms as a guest designer, than a hand stitched one.


I stitched these flowers over a course of 3 days. The image comes from theeastwind on etsy. I saw her stamp and wanted to create something different with it. I love the doilies which you can find here in the shop.


In my first layout, I mentioned heavy body acrylic. I finally picked some up and I am in love. I made these butterflies with the acrylic and some purple ink. The glass slipper sequins fit so perfect for this layout.


I never thought I would use these wood circles from Amy Tan, but I finally did. I love the meaning behind their placement for me. In this image it is a part of my family tree. Three generations. The butterflies signify my nana as well as her favorite color. I miss her dearly.


Ok, if you have been wanting the Tim Holtz Distress crayons, I highly recommend them. Just make sure you prep your page with gesso. I first tried this without gesso and they just do not work well. They are so creamy and I love the vibrant colors.



I truly enjoyed being a part of Spiegel Mom’s and thank you so much Jody for having me. Be sure you guys join them for National Scrapbook Day, I will be hosting a challenge and can’t wait to see what you create. Happy Scrapping!!!!!

Tiffani xx

2 thoughts on “Hand Stitching

  1. Stunning layout Tiffani! Love all the stitching – so patient!

  2. Tiffani, I love your layout….it is so full of color and the stitching is really pretty, too!! It has been a pleasure visiting SMS and see all of your creative projects this month. Best Wishes, Renee

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