Simon Says: Stitch It Up

Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

Thank you for joining us for the warm Winter Wishes Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week we are asking you to add some stitches to your creation. You can use real, faux or die cut!

Stitch It Up 

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $50 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! All you have to do is take out your crafty supplies, make something following this week’s prompt, and add a link in the Inlinkz at the bottom of this post! You can join 5 times so you could have 5 chances to win! How AWESOME is that!! All winners are chosen randomly, so everyone has an equal chance to win! Woo Hoo!! Good Luck to everyone! The Design Team is looking forward to seeing your crafty packages and will pop around to visit you ASAP!


Remember to click on the person’s name to see all of the details of how we made these creations and leave these wonderful girls some comment love


Ann created a “notions” journal for sewing project ideas and details. She used the Eileen Hull Journal Die as a base and embellished it with lots of Tim Holtz pieces. The sewing room dress form and  layered angel wings of  metallic kraft stock form the focal point on the cover.This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Ann-1-600x800.jpg

Andrea stitched together a book using the Sizzix Traveler’s Notebook die set.

Anna-Karin created a sweet gingerbread panel, using both machine and hand stitching. The gingerbread people were die cut with Tim Holtz Sizzix Fresh Baked 2 and the heart with Fresh Baked 1

Barbara has created a trio of Christmas tags using Tim Holtz Sizzix Framelits Stitched Circles dieTim Holtz Sizzix Cool Yule dieTim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Festive Overlay set and Idea-ology Paper Stash Metallic Jewels Kraft

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Emma created a very special Christmas card for her parents, using a combination of Tim Holtz stamps, including Yuletide, Christmas Time and Sparkles, together with the Tattered Poinsettia and 3D Holly Die.

Kath used Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Glorious Gatherings to make a Christmas card for someone special and used Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Patchwork Pieces to add stitching details to the background and edges and machine stitching to the sentiment banner.

Macarena is resting from Xmas projects by making this masculine stitched card using Simon Says Stamp DieCember You’re The Best die, the Tim Holtz Dapper stamps and the Carabelle Studio Chiffres Grunge embossing folder.

Maura  got out her DMC Embroidery Floss in the New Colors and stamped a design on an apron using the Simon Says Stamp’s Sketched Flowers, Beautiful Day , and Choose Joy stamp sets, then embroidered her apron. 

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media Christmas tag using Tim Holtz Christmas Rubber Stamps Doodle Greetings to decorate the tag and embellished Idea-Ology Ephemera Pack Christmas Snippets with stitches on it.

Sandra made a black and white with gold birtday card, using the stitch stamps from The Queen’s Quips, that teammate Andrea designed. She used them with VersaMark, Bonding Powder and Pale Gold Foil.


So now it’s YOUR turn to get out your inks, paints and all things arty and start creating! We are looking forward to seeing what you make!

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Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #sssmchallenge so we can see your entries there too!

There are fabulous give aways and inspiration from fabulous designers on a daily basis over on the Simon Says Stamp Blog, if you haven’t subscribed by email you may want to so you don’t miss out

You have until Monday  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in

We will also be choosing a selection of our entries to put in the spotlight. This is a special honor where we talk about why we loved that entry in particular and award a special badge too! For the full rules please read the challenge rules posted in the side-bar here on our blog.

Please read the challenge rules on the sidebar. It has come to our attention that some are entering projects that were posted weeks ago. While they may follow the theme these are not eligible to win the voucher. All creations must be newly published. Thank You 

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    1. I totally agree. I love how they all look so different and are all so inspiring. Now I got to make something! #makersgottamake

  1. Such a fun theme! I always enjoy seeing the amazing inspiration from the design team, they are so inspiring ?. Thanks so much for all the wonderful challenges this year and wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas! J ? x

  2. C’est avec joie que je participe à ce superbe défi.
    Très belle inspiration de la DT.
    Bonnes fêtes de fin d’Année à toutes et tous.


    It is with joy that I participate in this superb challenge.
    Very nice inspiration from the DT.
    Happy Christmas and New Year to all.

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