Stamp Focus: Sewn with Love Stamp Set

by Virginia Lu

Hello there! Virginia here. I am SEW delighted to share some projects that I created with the Sewn with Love Stamp Set. It is one of most innovative stamp and die bundles that Altenew has to offer.

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You may have seen some amazing projects from the February Release Blog Hop and have fallen in love with this set. If you are intrigued, let's have another in-depth look at this versatile stamp set. I am listing each card's special features in bullet points for your easy reference. Let's start with the clean and simple design first.

Altenew-Sewnwithlove#6Card #1 – Sending Lots of Love

> Solid stamps are the best ones to use for testing out the old and new inks.
> The crossed-stitched hearts may look intricate and yet, they are easy to cut out as the edges are all in straight lines.
> Pop some of the hearts up with foam tape for added dimensions and interest.
> Inks used here (from left to right): Turquoise, Minty Mint, Coral Bliss, Heart Beat, Pinkalicious, Sunkissed and Cool Summer Night Oval Set.

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Card #2 – Because You Are Extra Special

>This card combines stamping with the Altenew Design Paper from Reflection 6″x6″ Paper Pad.
> Follow the pattern of the paper and stamp. The polka dots on the pattern paper served as my guide when stamping the hearts.

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> Embellish the design with Vellum Translucent Paper and sequins.
> Embossing the sentiment with Antique Gold really dresses up the card.

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> Do not be intimidated when using pattern paper. The color palette is a great source of inspiration too!

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Card #3 – I {heart} You

> Parchment Cardstock is perfect for stamping, especially with darker inks such as the Tea Party Oval Set and Green Meadows Oval Set.
> Follow the die and trace the outer edge with a white gel pen.

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> The white-embossed sentiment (in Pure White Crisp Embossing Powder) helps bring out the contrast of colors.

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Card #4 – Sending Warm Hugs

> Altenew inks are formulated for color-layering. Simply follow the guide (from the package) and you can create this intricate look without any problem.
> The Sewn with Love Die Set serves as a great guide for stamping. I did the die-cutting first and then I only needed to line up the stamps with the pinholes.
> Get extra mileage with the stamps by using the smaller stamps. The “ground” was inked in Rock Collection Oval Set and stamped with one of the petal stamps.

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> Use a silver gel pen to trace the edges after stamping.
> Embellish the corner with a small piece of cut out from Creative Edges: Lace Die
> Pierce the pinholes and make a bow with silver thread.
> Glue sequins for extra shine and pizzazz!
> Altenew Cardstock offers many fabulous choices. Dark Gray Cardstock is one of

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I hope that this post piques your interest in the Sewn with Love Stamp Set.

Here are the 5 cards I made with this amazing stamp and die bundle.

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What do you think? Are you loving this set like I do? I would love to have your feedback. Please feel free to leave me a comment!

Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Karthikha Uday February 15, 2018 - 11:10

Lovely cards!!

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Sue D February 15, 2018 - 11:18

Love what you created with this set!

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Jackie Price February 15, 2018 - 11:27

Beautiful cards but that last card is my favourite!! The blue, grey, and silver is lovely colour combination and the extra ĺittĺe details you added are perfect!!

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Tara Prince February 15, 2018 - 12:26

amazing cards!!

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donna mikasa February 15, 2018 - 13:12

All SEW amazing, Virginia! The last is my favorite, and thank you for the helpful tips!

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Henriëtte February 15, 2018 - 14:07

Gorgeous cards, my favorite is definately the last one. Great colour combo!

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Kim Klinkovsky February 15, 2018 - 17:51

Just stunningly beautiful. Just lovely….all of them!!! The stamps and dies are just amazing…what a great product.

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lorraine turner February 15, 2018 - 18:39

Virginia, these cards are absolutely beautiful! Each design taking an element of the sets to make a card, fantastic. :O)

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MelissaF February 15, 2018 - 21:24

Gorgeous cards with this pretty set, and I love the different looks!

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Veronica Zalis February 16, 2018 - 00:25

Your cards are beautiful! Thank you for sharing your talent with us.

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Kimberly February 16, 2018 - 05:36

Stunning,!!!! Great tips, love the use of the dark grey!!!!!! SEW very fantastic Virginia!!!!

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Vicki Finger February 18, 2018 - 19:16

I always enjoy all of your projects, Virginia! I especially loved the last one the very most but they are all beautiful!

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Jennifer Petersen February 28, 2018 - 13:03

Beautiful cards! Such a unique and fun new stamp set and dies.

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