Thursday, September 7, 2023

Sew Lovely!

  It's time for a new challenge over at The Outlawz Twisted Thursday and the optional twist is: Sew Lovely!  This is a sponsored challenge and we are kindly sponsored by Conie Fong!!  

Come join in the fun where it's AG and the twist is always optional!

More info and tutorial in the video below:

 Material List 

Digi:  Conie Fong Sunflower Bouquet
Copic Markers
Sewing Machine
Button from Stash
Embroidery thread, quilt pin, thread, burlap ribbon from Stash
Embossing Folder
Sentiment Angista Script from Creative Fabrica uploaded into CDS
Mannequin from CTMH Artiste
Cricut Design Space Print then Cut
Cricut Access: Shapes for thread spools;
Cricut Standard Mat Cricut Maker

My project is off to the following challenges:
FarmQuest General Store:  AG
Make My Monday:  Hobbies
Beautiful Blossoms:  AG Flowers with Opt Mood Board
Paper Dragonfly:  Theme 1 Anything Flies + Theme 2 Fall Splendor
Allsorts:  AG or Sunflowers
CD Sunday Plus:  AG using a USB, CD, or Digi
A Place to Start:  All that Glitters or AG
Dream Valley:  Dry Embossing
Unicorn Challenge:  Layer it Up!
Flower Challenge:  Use a Die
Triple B:  AG using Bird, Bloom, and/or Butterfly Opt Mood Board
Unique Art Expressions:  AG add cards!

Be sure to visit
for all the details about the challenge 
and to check out all fun inspiration from the DT and participants! 

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.   


  1. Woo-hoo!!! I was hoping I would see this in FQGS!! Thanks for making the first delivery for September! FQCB will be doing sunflowers soon as a theme, so make sure to save some items/papers! Hint! :) I love discovering all the little bits that you layer and tuck into your projects! Like the flosses, ball topped straight pin, burlap type fabric scrap, a bit of white flower lace trim, button, dress form image, and more!!!

  2. Gorgeous journal page Katrina, I love the country feel of the layout. Thanks for sharing your lovely project with us at the Jan's Digi Stamps Challenge and we look forward to seeing more of your designs soon.
    Donna xx

  3. Gorgeous arrangement of textures and colors in this page! And the beautiful sunflower bouquet as focus is perfect. Thank you so much for joining the challenge at Allsorts and using the sunflower theme as well.

  4. This is awesome. So much detail and beauty and a perfect take on our challenge at MMM. Johanna DT

  5. So much interest achieving a lovely collage effect Katrina, many thanks for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week and following the Sunflower option.

    B x

  6. What a spectacular page!! Thank you for sharing atallsorts. Sarah dT

  7. I love all the bits and pieces that you have arranged on and around the image. Great card.
    Carol xx
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  8. Absolutely beautiful! Loving all the wonderful details you added and the image is just gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining in at Allsorts challenge this week. So nice to see you followed my optional theme too!

  9. Beautiful card. Love how you added all the sewing details around that lovely can of sunflowers. Thanks for playing over at The Flower Challenge.

  10. Beautiful composition, Katrina! Love the couture embellishments. Thank you for sharing your rustic creation with us at Jan's Digi Blog Challenge. Looking forward to seeing you again.
    (Owner & Illustrator of Jan's Digi Stamp Shop)

  11. Oh Katrina, this is just amazing! WELL DONE! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Four Seasons & Triple B Challenges! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back again soon.

    Co-Owner … Can You Handle the Pressure, Double D, Four Seasons, Peace On Earth, Stencil Fun, Simply Clean & Simple, Two Old Bats, Triple B

  12. This is totally wonderful, Katrina! Beautifully layered pretty papers, LOVE all the stitching, and what a perfect hobby! Love all the sewing elements "sew" much, lol, just perfect! Thanks so much for playing at Make My Monday!

  13. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge. Greetings Sylvia DT.

  14. Wow, what a stunning project. I love the little sewing elements and those vibrant colours. Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday. Love Dawn x

  15. I'm popping back in to say Thanks for joining us at The Beautiful Blossoms Challenge!
    Donna xx
    Beautiful Blossoms Challenge
    Paper Funday Challenge
    Inspiration Station Challenge

  16. I don't know what you use your fall book for but you've decorated it really prettily.
    CD Sunday Plus DT

    1. Hey Pam, I use this journal for anything and everything fall themed: photos, art, stories, etc! It's sort of 'hodge podge' of fall!

  17. Lovely journal page, nice coloring on the sunflower and so many great details! Thank you for sharing with us a Jan's Digi Stamp challenge!

  18. Gorgeous. Love it. Thank you for joining the Penny's Paper-Crafty challenge. Good luck with your entry.

    Crafty hugs, Renske Penny's DT

  19. This is a really great journal page and I love the addition of all the sewing related items. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  20. What a fabulous page! Sunflowers and sewing are two of my favorite things! Thanks for joining us at Unique Art Expressions! :)

  21. Don't know what to say!!! Amazing page, love the whole concept. Thanks for joining us at a Place to Start for our All that Glitters challenge.

  22. Thank you for joining us at Paper Dragonfly Creative Challenge! Val DT

  23. A lovely journal page, the images of the sunflowers and the colouring, a great autumn page
    Thank you for joining us
    CD Sunday plus DT

  24. Your page is fantastic! It is nice to see this type of project along with a process video! Lovely work, beautiful elements, amazing detail!

    Thanks so much for sharing your project with us at A Place to Start!
    Chana, Owner

  25. Love those sunflowers in the watering can and all the pretty details and elements you added to your page. So sweet! Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Flower Challenge!