Knit Happens

Hi everyone.  I’m back today with a sketch sample for this week’s Wednesday Stamp Club with My Favorite Things.

This week I’ve used Knit Happens à la modes.  I’m especially interested in all things “knitty” lately as I recently finished my very first scarf!  Just in time for the winter we never had…  :)

I pieced the girl’s top and colored the rest with markers.  I didn’t have quite the right shades of blue-green for her hat and leggings so after coloring with the closest match, I colored over with a warm gray marker.  The larger wooden button atop the biggest Pretty Posies Die-namics flower was also altered with a Copic.  The button was a lighter tan, but after coloring with the marker, it’s a better match… and the wood grain still shows through.

The sentiment was stamped onto one of the tabs from Mini Tabs Foursome Die-namics.

I added a sentiment to the inside as well as a bit of flourish from Finishing Flourishes.  Along the bottom (on the front as well) I placed a Little Open Scallop Strip.

You can find direct links to DT samples HERE on the MFT blog.  The info is also posted in the MFT Forum in SCS.  (Look for the most recent WSC thread numbered 60.)   And remember, if you upload your card to the SCS gallery using the keyword shown on the sketch, you will have the chance to win up to $20 in MFT money!  One winner is chosen at random each week.

Thanks for visiting!  Have a great day!  :)

Stamps:  My Favorite Things “Knit Happens” (à la modes)   Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Rich Cocoa; Antique Linen Distress    Paper:  The Paper Cut “Hot Fudge”, X-Press It Blending Card, Basic Grey Oxford “Finishing School”   Accessories: Copic markers (E00, E11, E13, E15, E18, E37, E77, E07, E08, E09, G20, G21, G24, BG15, BG18, W00, W1, W3, W5, W7, YG00, YG0000), MFT Pretty Posies and Little Open Scallop Die-namics, Spellbinders Nestabilties, ribbon, Papertrey Ink wood buttons, jute string.   Finished size 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″.

10 Responses to Knit Happens

  1. I LOVE this! Your coloring is perfect and I adore her paper pieced shirt -the flowers are gorgeous!

  2. This is GORGEOUS!~ Love the yarn! It looks real! Your flowers are
    fabulous! Yeah! A fellow knitter~ I’m just finishing up my first sock…

  3. This is incredible Michele – your colouring is beautiful. Wow.

  4. Holy guacamole! Look at that coloring! This is GORGEOUS Michele!

  5. Very cute! Great coloring-the yarn looks amazing! I have never ever finished a knitting or crocheting project. Congrats on your first scarf! Maybe you can use it next year ;)

  6. This is so adorable! LOVE the knit happens and that you made a scarf.

  7. LOVE the rich colours in this card and the gorgeous flowers!!!

  8. That is CUTE! Papers, design, flowers, stamps, coloring — love it all!

  9. This is stunning! I love your coloring, especially that ball of yarn. Gorgeous papers and flowers.

  10. Absolutely gorgeous detail and colouring on your card! I love the image and sentiments and the inside is divine!

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