Spellbinders Stitched Alphabet Collection – Personalized Cards & Gifts with Annie Williams
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Stitched Alphabet Collection – Personalized Cards & Gifts with Annie Williams

Hi there, this is Annie Williams and I’m thrilled to be back on the blog today to share a couple of projects using the new Stitched Alphabet Collection from Spellbinders. The fun stitch-able letters and beautiful foiled sentiments in this collection inspired me to create two custom cards and a monogrammed gift bag perfect for a variety of occasions.

Stitched “Happy” Card

When you can cut out any word you want, why not start with happy? Here I stitched white florets onto brightly-colored letters for fun slimline birthday card.

Spellbinders Stitched Alphabet Collection – Personalized Cards & Gifts with Annie Williams - Stitched "Happy" Card

  • Die-cut Teal Topaz, Pink Sand, Persimmon, Dahlia, and Rainforest Cardstock using the letter dies from the Stitched H, A, P, and Y Die Sets.
  • Stitch all of the letters using white embroidery floss (although I normally stitch dies using 2 strands, here I used three to make the florets even more pronounced).
  • Apply Gold Hot Foil to white cardstock using one of the sentiment dies from the Mini Everyday Sentiments Foil Plate Set and the Glimmer Hot Foil Machine.
  • Cut the sentiment out with the coordinating die, trimming off the “sending” so that it only reads “birthday wishes”.
  • Trim a piece of white cardstock to 3.25” x 8.25” and emboss it using the Splatter Embossing Folder.
  • Mat the embossed background panel with Mirror Gold Cardstock and adhere it to a top-folding white card base measuring 3.5” x 8.5”.
  • Stagger the stitched letters on top of the card front and adhere down with foam adhesive.
  • Add the foiled sentiment with more foam adhesive.
  • Embellish with Gold Mix Gems.

Stitched Monogrammed Gift Bag

Next, I thought it would be fun to create a monogrammed gift bag perfect for a milestone birthday.

Spellbinders Stitched Alphabet Collection – Personalized Cards & Gifts with Annie Williams - Stitched Monogrammed Gift Bag

Masculine Hey Card

Lastly, I wanted to create a simpler, more masculine card without stitching the letters…and they look great that way too!

Spellbinders Stitched Alphabet Collection – Personalized Cards & Gifts with Annie Williams - Masculine Hey Card

  • Trim a piece of Cosmic Sky cardstock to 4” x 5.25” and emboss it using the Plaid Company Embossing Folder.
  • Mat the embossed panel with Mirror Gold Cardstock and adhere to a top-folding A2-sized white card base with a tape runner.
  • Die-cut white and Lagoon Cardstock using the letter and outline dies from the Stitched H, E, and Y Die Sets.
  • Blend a little Salvaged Patina Distress Ink onto the bottom half of the letters and adhere to the outline layer with liquid glue.
  • Apply Gold Hot Foil to white cardstock using one of the sentiments from the Stitched Alphabet Note Sentiments Foil Plate Set and trim out into a small strip.
  • Adhere the letters and sentiment strip to the card front using foam adhesive.
  • Embellish with Gold Mix Gems.

Spellbinders Supplies:

Other Supplies

White heavyweight cardstock, tape runner, foam adhesive, Salvaged Patina Distress Ink, blending brush, white embroidery thread, pink embroidery thread, gold metallic baker’s twine

I hope you enjoyed these fun personalized cards and gifts and thanks so much for stopping by today.  You can find more inspiration over at my blog AnnieBWills.com.

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