Quilt Block Card Gift Sets

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Need a quick hostess gift, last minute birthday gift, or even a just because gift. These quilt cards are easy to make in sets.

I used A Jillian Vance Designs Quilt Dies and stamps. A Jillian Vance Designs is our featured trunk show at  Cafe Crop in Merrillville, Indiana.

I used 5 colors of Pop-Tones Cardstock (which are on sale this month at CutCardStock.com) that worked together for the cards. I used Cougar Super Smooth Cardstock for my card bases and the embossed layer.

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I started by cutting two 3 1/2″ squares of each color. Then I die cut each one using the Love Blooms Quilt Block Die from A Jillian Vance Designs. I cut 4 labels of each color from the Stitch Sentiment Trio Die Set. I also cut 3 1/4″ squares of the Cougar Super Smooth Cardstock.

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I spent a few minutes arranging the pieces so that each “block” had all the colors.  When I had them just the way I wanted them I glued the pieces in.

I used an embossing folder on a 5 1/4″ x 4″ piece of Cougar Super Smooth Cardstock to add in some texture.  I stamped a variety of sentiments (from A Jillian Vance Designs) on the stitched tags. Now I am ready to assemble the cards.

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I attached the embossed paper to the card base with a tape runner.  I used foam tape to attach the quilt block to the front of the card.  On one card I attached the stamped sentiment with foam tape.

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I am going to create a set of cards that the recipient can choose which sentiment to attach.  I will include a variety of sentiments and pieces of foam tape.  These would even make great prizes for a wedding shower.  I will be making more of these to put up.

A New Experience…

Being a demonstrator with A Jillian Vance Design has been a fun experience for me. It’s been different being on the other side of the show.

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Wednesday was set up day. By the time I arrived, Bunny and Jillian had the walls of the booth set up. Then it was time to unpack the product and get it all hung up. (This was not really new to me, I have had a little experience with this at Cafe Crop.)

After set up, I took a few minutes to get some pictures with Craft Matt. AJVD3 AJVD2

Then I stopped for a quick photo op with Tim Holtz. He was even kind enough to sign my tote bag that I made with some of the Tim Holtz fabrics.

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Thursday was busy with make-n-takes. It was fun meeting all the new people.

For those who were asking about my binder for my ink blending foams here is the link.Binder