Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Challenge YOURself September Sewing Challenge- "Life in Color"

I can't believe it is time for our September Challenge, over at the Challenge YOUrself Blog! Where did the summer go??!!   I hope you were able to make the most of it, and enjoyed each and every day! (I'm also hoping we have a few more beautiful summer like days left, and I am also looking forward to the fall!)  

This month, we are challenging you to add a little something different to your layout (besides a photo of "YOU" ) Somewhere, you will need to incorporate sewing on your layout. It is times like these, that I wish I had a sewing machine in my scrap room.  I've held off getting one, but, I do love the look of layouts with machine stitching  .... maybe someday I will breakdown and purchase one -who knows?  Here is the official Challenge - check out the CY BLOG for complete rules and PRIZE info!

And here is my Inspiration Layout for you:

This photo was taken this past May on our Disney Wonder Panama Canal Cruise.  I love this "LIFE IN COLOR" paper line from Simple Stories, don't you?!!

Here is a close-up of my stitching.  I used an old template I've had forever to punch the holes, and then threaded white embroidery floss through them. 
Can you find the "hidden" Mickey?

I used lots of papers and embellishments that coordinate with this "Life in Color" paper line - it really is one of my favorites - I love the colors and the wonderful messages it states!

Thanks for stopping by - I can't wait to see what you come up with for this challenge - I hope this layout inspires you to play along with us at the Challenge YOUrself Blog! 

((HUGS)) ~ Sherri