Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Oriental Delight

Good morning, this morning I am sharing with you my secret make which is part of the new release stamps at Crafty Sentiments Designs this month.  For my make I went with something a little different for me and I also teamed up with my daughter Ria, so a joint effort this time!

Now grab yourself a cuppa as this is quite a picture heavy post, ok are you ready?  Then I'll begin!

First off all when I got my secret image I knew exactly wanted I wanted to do with her as I had an old pair of trousers with embroidery on them that I thought would match her beautifully, so without further ado the trousers were attacked very neatly by Ria with a rotary cutter!


Then Ria made a seam across the bottom of the trouser leg to create the bottom of the bag and a double hem around the top.

Next the image was stamped onto some transfer paper that I picked up in Lidls a while ago just because it seemed like a good idea at the time and the price was good! Lol The one thing I did discover was that it was better to colour with copics as the brush is much softer than the nib of spectrums as they tended to take the surface of the transfer paper off.   Yes I did do some trial runs! Lol (forget to take a pic of the coloured image before transferring it!)


So with the bag ready for the transfer it was time to iron and add the handle.


And just to finish off here’s a close up of the gorgeous Geisha Girl image coloured and transferred, don’t forget though that the transferred image is a mirror of the original stamped image.  

Thanks for stopping by, we hope you like our little bag xx

We would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Challenges 4 Everybody #27 ~ Anything Goes
Created with Love #55 ~ Anything Goes


  1. Interesting project. Love it. Thanks for entering our Anything Goes challenge at Created With Love Challenges.

  2. Very cool! Thanks for joining us this week at Created With Love Challenges for our Anything Goes Challenge!

  3. wow love this and the fact that your daughter helped is a bonus. Thanks for joining in the fun at Created With Love Challenges.
    Linda K. DT

  4. Wow Jac this is great, I never thought of using stamps this way, I may have to try it! Thanks for the inspiration and the tutorial :) xx

  5. Jac that is what I can up cycling what a fab idea love it.


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