Well, not actually working with a pattern, but using a sewing pattern on your card. Do you ever have one of those "why am I just now thinking of this?" moments?
Chase and I were washing my car Sunday, and I was cleaning a few things out of the trunk. My grandmother had given me a ton of old patterns and material to use. I guess one of the patterns had fallen out in my truck. As soon as I got it out I thought, "why haven't I used this on a card yet?" And that's exactly what I did:
I actually used two different section. The background paper is from the instructions in the pattern. The messy pinwheels are from the actual pattern. That lightweight tissue paper is great to use to make embellishments! Plus sewing and patterns seem to be all the rage these days, and since I can't sew this is a perfect use for me!
Paper: Sewing Pattern (Simplicity)
Cardstock: Vintage Cream (Papertrey Ink)
Stamp: One the Desk (Cornish Heritage Farms)
Ink: Onyx Black (VersaFine)
Ribbon: Navy Grosgrain (Offray); Ivory Crochet (May Arts)
Buttons: Cream (Papertrey Ink)
Thread: Ivory Heavy Duty (Coats and Clark)
Okay so what do you think? Do you have an old pattern laying around! I'd love to see your project if any of you break out patterns!