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  • True Friend

    Designed By Catherine Matthews-Scanlon

    Nothing shows how much you care more than a homemade gift or card.  Send a friend or family member this pretty butterfly card and you won’t believe the response.  Change the pattern papers and pencil colors for a totally new look and feel.   

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  1. Use tan cardstock to make a side-folding card. Cut a rectangle 4 5/8“ x 6 5/8“ from paisley print paper and glue it to the card.
  2. Cut a 3 3/8“ x 5 3/8“ rectangle from pink cardstock. Stamp flowers around the outer edges of the rectangle using watermark ink. Stamp the butterfly/trail image on the rectangle using charcoal ink and color the image. Use the light pink thread and sewing machine to stitch the rectangle to the card.
  3. Cut a 4 5/8“ x 1“ rectangle from light pink cardstock and from pink cardstock a 4“ x 5/8“ rectangle. Randomly stamp flower images on the pink rectangle using watermark ink, then stamp “True Friend” on it using charcoal ink. Machine stitch the pink rectangle to the light pink rectangle, then glue the rectangles to the card.
  4. Stamp “You are a” above the pink rectangles using charcoal ink.
  5. Work a zigzag stitch around the outer edges of the large paisley print rectangle.
  6. Cut three gold flowers from a piece of the paisley print paper. Hand stitch the flowers to the card, adding three red seed beads in the center of each flower. Finished Size: 5” x 7”

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Other Supplies

  • K&Company Wild Raspberry 8.5x8.5 Paper Pad (625587)
  • Dye ink – charcoal
  • Watermark ink
  • Cardstock – tan, light pink, pink
  • Colored pencils
  • Nine red seed beads
  • Light pink sewing thread
  • Sewing machine
  • Glue

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