Gypsy Seamstress

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Combine Collage and Letter Stickers to Make Initial Letter Charms

Hey, everyone! Carolyn Hasenfratz here with some initial letter charms I made for a swap. I decided to use a sewing notions theme and make a few extras for myself and a couple of my other friends who sew. I started by making a paper collage as a background for initial letter stickers. Then I cut sections…

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Mother’s Day card – Show Mom She Measures Up!

Cathy Frailey here with a different type of Mother’s Day card! This is my first Mother’s Day without my own Mom but I wanted to pass on a unique kind of card for YOUR Mom. It’s an eye-catching design that can be beautifully embellished and personalized! A perfect Mother’s Day card. What I used for…

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Up, up & away! – make paper balloons with 7gypsies

Hey everyone!!! I’m Cathy Frailey and I’d like to share my paper balloons project with you today. I love steampunk and all that it invokes: a little grunge, some romance, Victorian meets industrial. And the most recognizable steampunk icon you usually see is the hot air balloon! Another great thing about steampunk is that you can upcycle…

Handmade Thank You Cards
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Handmade Thank Yous For Handmade Gifts

With no idea what to expect when the big 50 birthday is here, will I feel sad, will I feel glad, will the day be like any other or will it be a day to remember?  Well, to be honest, it was all of these and more, but the most amazing part of the entire…

Valentines Cards by Lynne Forsythe
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Mixed Media Valentines Cards

Hi CCB Fans! With Christmas in the past….it’s time to move onto the holiday of LOVE.. Valentines Day! I began my project by creating a sheet of Mixed Media paper. Mixed Media paper you ask….??? I took a piece of 7gypsies ~ Gypsy Seamstress Collection: Bias and applied layers of cheese cloth, torn muslin, gesso…

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January Challenge “Be Lazy”

  It´s time for the first challenge of the year! Janary is a month of festivities, parties & events. But also a month filled with lazy moments just chilling Indoors. Incorporate lace and lazy in your Project this month!   The How to: To enter this challenge you need to link up your entry  Blog…

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Vintage Sewing Shadow Box

Gypsy Seamstress paper collection embodies all the things we love about sewing in a vintage kind of way.  From the old cutting board and tape measures to the wonderful spools of ribbon and old patterns, the colourful art of old button packages and notions to the neutral and simple backgrounds make up this eclectic assortment…

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Recap #GSLCCCBmatchup

We wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU to Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts for partnering with us for a FABULOUS month long product matchup! The purpose for the matchup was to showcase the 7gypsies Architexture line consisting of Artboards, Books and Journals, Architexture, Parchement, Stash Packs and Papers and to exemplify how well this product…

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Featured Instagrammer @paperprettyink

 We are inspired by the world around us and love to showcase new and exciting artist, designers and crafters and our guest designer series is a great way to inspire our Crew as well as each one of you to try something different, show off a new style or help you think outside of your creative box,…

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Ancient Soul Artist Book #RACCBmatchup

Today we begin a monthlong collaboration with Relics & Artifacts. Each design team member received blanks from Canvas Corp Brands and an array of Tattered Angels “colors” along with products from Relics & Artifacts. First up we have Crew Member Shannon Green. Shannon shares her journey creating an Ancient Soul Artist Book. But before we…

This blog is a compilation of inspiration from the Canvas Corp Brands family including Canvas Corp, Tattered Angels and 7Gypsies.