Sewing on Your Layouts

Including real stitching on your layouts has been a popular technique for many scrapbookers. It gives a softer and more delicate look to your creations. Even if you don’t have a regular sewing machine, you may still be interested in including stitching on your layouts. Rather than make the large investment in a big sewing machine with many bells and whistles, here are a few other options. Good old needle and thread. One option is to pull out some thread in a coordinating color that will go with your layout. Use a paper piercer to punch tiny holes where you … Continue reading

Stitching on Scrapbook Layouts: Part Two

Looking for a fast and easy way to add stitching to your scrapbook pages without the use of a sewing machine? You may want to think about using rub on stitching. Rub on stitching is fun way to achieve that stitched look. In an earlier article, I introduced several companies that sell stitching stamps. You can click here to read it. Now I am going to let you know about some fun rub on stitching products. Here are a few different stitches rub ons that I have found. K&Company Studio K Rub-on Stitches & Ribbons . These are full-color rub-ons … Continue reading

Stitching on Scrapbook Layouts: Part One

Love the look of sewing on your scrapbook pages, but don’t want to take the time to drag your old sewing machine out of the closet? You may want to consider using stamp stitches or rub on stitches to achieve that sewn look without using any needle and thread. I have always been a bit intimidated by my sewing machine, so when people started sewing on their scrapbook pages, I started looking around for other ways to find that sewn look. Today I want to share some fun scrapbook products that you can use to create stitches in no time. … Continue reading