Category Archives: Cardmaking projects

Diamond fold card templates

I have created templates for two diamond fold cards with a finished size of 100mm (4 inches) when folded flat. Template 1 has diamond size of 100mm (4 inches). Template 2 has more folds and a diamond size of 70mm (2¾ inches). Both templates would be easy to scale up as required.

I have used template 1 with the PinBroidery MM-4 Mini Tulips Pattern. It is stitched on white card and mounted on the diamond fold card with sticky fixers.

Free Birthday greetings card insert template to download and print

birthday insertI was creating an insert for my mother’s birthday card and I thought I would share it with you. You can download and print the template in a choice of formats. If you have Microsoft Word there is an insert template that you can customise. If not then there is a PDF version ready to print.

The insert is designed cards with a finished size of 144 mm x 144 mm (approximately 5¾ inches x 5¾ inches). This is the size that the patterns on the Pinbroidery web site are designed to fit. There is one insert on a single A4 sheet…

Pop up slider card with prick and stitch train

This is a birthday card that I made for my brother who is a train enthusiast. When the ribbon at the back of the card is pulled a slider causes the middle of the card to fold so that the train is pulled upright.

The slider mechanism can be used with a stitching pattern of your choice. I have used the train pattern that can be purchased as part of the Form-A-Lines steam set. It is stitched in green, grey and silver thread on cream linen card. The card base is a grey linen card…