by workbecky 08 Mar 2014

My husband has asked me to embroider an anniversary card. I have some designs from emblibrary which are children's birthday and Valentine's design designed for cardstock. Anyone made cards like this? Any suggestions? I was thinking I could embroider a design and then attach to card stock. Thanks in advance. Becky in Texas


by mops Moderator 09 Mar 2014

This is one I made on cardstock, would be nice for an anniversary, I used it for a birthday. And like the others I've stitched designs on felt or fabric and added that to a card, on top or under a cut-out frame. Lots of choices. Have fun creating one!

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workbecky by workbecky 09 Mar 2014

Thank you for your suggestions and ideas. Oh my goodness my head is now spinning with ideas. Becky

by Leaha 09 Mar 2014

Great question and idea! I can see I will soon have a list of things to try that far exceeds the time to do. This is thinking outside the box. I guess I need to try that more. Thanks for opening a whole new vista. :)

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workbecky by workbecky 09 Mar 2014

This is a wonderful place to learn new ideas. Glad I could assist you in expanding your embroidery to do list. :) Becky

by asterixsew Moderator 09 Mar 2014

I make all sorts of cards but use a combination of designs and add words with my PE design. I assemble the cards with double sided glue. Sometimes I sew onto felt which is less hassle to put on to the card other times I use fabric.

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workbecky by workbecky 09 Mar 2014

Thank you. I am thinking I will have more designs suitable for fabric than card stock.

by spendlove Moderator 09 Mar 2014

When I first found out it was possible to embroider onto card, I made loads of greetings cards. However, there are plenty of other ways to create fantastic "cards" which are a bit more elaborate. For instance, I have made several based on the CD recycling design and more by embroidering onto handmade paper, doilies etc and then sticking onto a card blank. Cross stitch designs look particularly good stitched on linen and then the edges fringed before sticking to card.
I could go on all day!

workbecky by workbecky 09 Mar 2014

Thank you Sue. I love your suggestions. I will show Kenneth your post. Becky

spendlove by spendlove 09 Mar 2014

Give him our best wishes from Lincolnshire!

pcteddyb by pcteddyb 09 Mar 2014

Really love the bottom one - may have to try something like this!

Leaha by Leaha 09 Mar 2014

Love this idea and suggestion, may I borrow it? :)

spendlove by spendlove 09 Mar 2014

Of course you may!

Leaha by Leaha 10 Mar 2014

Oh thank you! you are such a sweet heart. :) leaha

graceandham by graceandham 14 Mar 2014

Sue, those are Beauty-full.