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How to make a cute alpaca stitched Christmas card!

Hi everyone, today on the blog we have a fab tutorial from DT member Samantha Klaebe showing you how to make a cute alpaca stitched Christmas card! Using, of course, our lovely Alpaca Wishes Christmas range.

StickerKitten Alpaca Wishes cute alpaca stitched Christmas card

Supplies list

Alpaca Wishes Collection Box
Alpaca Wishes Christmas Sequins

Alpaca Wishes Die-Cut Ephemera

Alpaca Wishes Christmas Paper Pack

Alpaca Wishes Photopolymer Stamps (Christmas Alpacas)

Other
Cardstock
Grey Ink
Sewing Machine
Tape Runner/Glue dots/Multi Medium Matte
Paper Trimmer/Scissors
Silver Twine
Pencil


Step by step

StickerKitten Alpaca Wishes stitched banner card step by step tutorial

Step 1: Cut seven strips of various patterned paper (measuring approx. 2cm x 9cm).

StickerKitten Alpaca Wishes stitched banner card step by step tutorial

Step 2: Create seven banners. Using a pencil mark the centre of a strip. Then cut a line from the corner of the paper to the pencil mark. Repeat this on the other side and for all strips of patterned paper.

StickerKitten Alpaca Wishes stitched banner card step by step tutorial

Step 3: Adhere banners to card front leaving room to stamp the sentiments. (Card front measurements: 10cm x 14.5cm)
Corner punch the top right corner.
Stamp sentiments in dark grey ink as shown in the photo.

StickerKitten Alpaca Wishes stitched banner card step by step tutorial

Step 4: Adhere ephemera (scarf and saddle) to the alpaca using foam tape.

StickerKitten Alpaca Wishes cute alpaca Christmas card

Step 5: Add machine stitched details. (Optional)

StickerKitten Alpaca Wishes cute alpaca Christmas card

Step 6: Using foam tape adhere the alpaca to your card front and embellish card with sequins and twine. Adhere card front to A6 card base.

Here are a couple more gorgeous ideas using this banner technique!

StickerKitten Alpaca Wishes cute alpaca Christmas banners card

StickerKitten Alpaca Wishes cute alpaca Christmas bunting card

I would love to see your cute alpaca stitched Christmas cards – tag us on Instagram or post your makes to our Facebook page! Happy crafting :) x

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