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Tim Holtz Kraft Resist Pad : TH92918
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Kraft Glassine Stash : TH92916
Spellbinder Romantic Rectangles : WIZS5-090
Vintage Ribbon Limoges : VRLIM
Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Vintage Photo : DPVINTAGEPHO
UMount Sewing Elements Stamp Plate : UMSEWEL
Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet – 300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT – Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE
Double Sided Tape : Tape2s
or Wonder Tape WH2, WH4, WH8 or WH10 are available
Decorative Pearl Hat Pins : PINWHITE
Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE
Bakers Twine Primary: BT001
Glossy Accents : ACCENTGLOS
Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE
Archival Ink Pad- Sepia: ARCHSPEIA & Black : ARCHBLK
Step by Step Instructions
1 Place 2 sheets of the glassine kraft paper on the Grand Calibur cutting mat & place the largest romantic rectangle die cut edge down onto the glassine paper. Place the base place on before cut & embossing the shape.
2 This step shows how the rectangle will look after the next steps are followed to achieve the pop out effect.
3 Take the rectangle glassine shape and fold the piece in half keeping the right side of the glassine on the top. Being a Spellbinder cut piece means that the intricate design can be married up easily.
4 Take both open edges & fold them back to the centre fold to create the basic pop out mechanism.
5 Open the piece out & place the next size down romantic rectangle die onto the central section. Make sure the centre of the die is lined up with the centre fold of the glassine paper. Place the other rectangle directly underneath & cut both pieces together.
6 Cut 2 of the largest romantic rectangles in the blue polka dot paper.
8 Stamp different sewing elements onto the middle section of the polka dot panel & distress the edges using the archival sepia ink pad.
9 Use the wet glue or the tape runner to stick the glassine paper to one of the polka dot prepared pieces. The design can easily be married up to the die shape underneath.
10 Concertina & fold the glassine paper up & place glue on the surface.
11 Bring the other side of the polka dot panel over the glassine paper, marry the edges of the design up & stick the panel to the glassine paper. Repeat this on the 2nd set of prepared rectangles.
12 Here is the completed piece. Allow the glue to dry before starting the next step.
13 The design can either be added to an landscape A4 piece of card which has been scored at the gatefold positions or use the12” kraft resist paper.
14 If using the 12” paper then find the centre of the paper & make a mark or small score line. Fold the edges of the 12” paper into the centre mark & crease in place. Repeat this on the other edge to create a gatefold card.
15 Place the rectangle panel onto the gatefold area of the card, mark where the piece needs to be trimmed away at the bottom of the card. Trim the excess away. Now glue the panel to the inside of the card making sure the fold line is placed right into crease of the gatefold, then place glue on the panel shown before closing the card to secure the pop out shape in place.
16 Repeat the process on the 2nd prepared panel. It all sounds difficult but is easy once it`s been done once. Just think of it as being a single pop out card and working on 2 sections of a card.
17 Select the area wanted from the kraft resist paper & cut out 2 panels using the smallest of the romantic rectangles die.
18 Distress the edges of the rectangles as well as the edges of the gatefold card using the sepia ink pad. Place the panels onto the card using foam tape for added dimension.
19 Stamp & emboss different pieces of the sewing elements using the black ink pad & clear embossing powder. Add the stamped sentiment & embellish the card by wrapping the bakers twine around the cotton reels to match up with the blue theme.
20 Stamp & cut out the decorative sewing scissors & 2 of the buttons. Colour the handles using a blue distress marker before adding some glossy accents to the handles of the scissors & the 2 buttons.
21 Add a strip of wonder tape down the edge of the front panel & pleat the vintage ribbon down the tape. Finish the panels off by decorating with another cotton reel, the buttons, 2 hat pins & the scissors.
22 Here is a side view of the pop out sewing card. The basic design of the card can be used and just change the theme for the person receiving the card. Why not try using the artist or cooking stamps.
23 Here is another close up look of the left hand side of the pop out card
24 Here the finished project just starting to be opened which will cause a nice surprise. This style of card will sit nicely on a shelf or mantle piece. Please use the design and share a link in the comments section of the blog to show your different ideas with this style card. Happy Crafting.