Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Quilted Autumn Greetings


For some reason this weekend I got it in my mind to make a quilt design on a card, so I googled "quilt" and came across a picture of a friendship quilt square.  It was very easy to replicate with paper.  I cut a cream card base at 4 1/4" square and a green gingham layer at 4" square.  I then cut nine 1 1/4" squares:  1 flower pattern, 4 of the orange pattern, and 4 of the teal pattern.  I cut the orange and teal squares at a diagonal to make triangles, and then I was able to piece together my "quilt."


The sweet little leaf and greeting were made with My Creative Time's Piles of Smiles stamp and die set.  I used one of the Teeny Tag Greetings dies for the sentiment.


Today is "Show Me Your Technique" on My Creative Time!  Three of my very talented design team sisters have fun tutorials to share with you.  Check it out!


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9 comments:

Scrapper28.aka.Deb said...

Katie that card is awesome! I love it! Right after I try Leanne's technique, I'm going to try your card too! Wonderful inspiration, thank you!
Deb.
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snappy scrappy said...

So pretty...love the quilted look. Lee-Ann :)

Kim H said...

Katie ~ Oh WOW! I LOVE, LOVE LOVE this card! The design is just PERFECT! Of course I LOVE the paper but how you placed the squares and used the leaf die & the teeny tag!! Oh I have to lift this idea! I LOVE quilts!!!! Thanks for all the measurements too! AWESOME card that will be in my mailbox real soon! LOL!!!

liz at liz's paper loft said...

oh my goodness katie, this so pretty! I'm really drawn to quilts right now and your card just screams WARMTH!!!!

quilt4fun2 said...

You know I would like this one for sure. Quilting blocks always make good looking cards with the right papers. I like how the green frames everything and repeats in the cute leaf :D Great card.
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Cindy said...

WOW Katie,your quilted card is GORGEOUS!AWESOME job my friend,have a great evening!!!:)

Scrapper28.aka.Deb said...

Katie, your inspiration is fantastic! I have indeed had a go at this card myself, giving it a Christmassy tinge rather than autumn. I've posted it on my blog if you get a chance to have a look...

http://debsobsession.blogspot.com.au/2012/09/quilted-card-happy-holly-days.html

Thanks again!
Deb. xo
mattdeb(dot)mccleary(at)bigpond(dot)com
http://debsobsession.blogspot.com.au

Diana said...

Your card is so cool, I love quilts!! TFS!

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Mommy25 said...

I absolutely love this card! Thanks for the beautiful idea & sharing with us!