Postage Stamp Perforations How To

January 14th, 2010

I have a bit of a blog crush going on today for Just Something I made. Cathe Holden’s incredible blog features some super creative craft projects ranging from paper goods to leather crafts. Located in California, Cathe’s got her hands full as a graphic designer, mom and blogger.

I’d only just begun perusing Cathe’s site when I came across her tutorial for how to make perforations useing a sewing machine. This was actually the look I wanted all along when I designed the Coat Check Tags for our wedding but  a custom die-cut wasn’t within our budget. I ended up using my Fiskars dashed perforating blade instead. Anyway, I can not wait to give this a try! Off to go brainstorm a perforated project but first I must finish devouring JSIM!

9 Responses to “Postage Stamp Perforations How To”

  1. Erin at Vale Design Says:

    I LOVE that site! Cathe is so creative and has some interesting tutorials on there. Great post K!

  2. Mouse Says:

    Totally brilliant method. What’s so delicious about perforated stamps? I love them.

  3. Coniqua Says:

    I’m looking forward to browsing around the site some more. I’ve used a sewing machine to perforate standard paper before when making homemade stickers for kids (using jello as the paste). I’ll have to try it on heavier stock though for more fancy adult projects.

  4. rachel Says:

    I’ve been daydreaming about perforated wedding invitations… thanks for the link! Ingenious.

  5. Anna Says:

    I too love Cathe’s site! She has brilliant ideas! Love these.

  6. Sarah B. Says:

    I had no idea that such a thing even existed, but I love it! thanks for sharing!

  7. katie@ItsInTheDetails Says:

    Wow, I have a crush now, too.

  8. Cathe Holden Says:

    Seriously! You are not going to believe me but YOU INSPIRED ME on this invitation with YOUR hot cocoa tags!! I AM NOT KIDDING!!! Even that half-hole punch at the edges of the card- I totally took that idea from YOUR design. Freaky Friday!! What are the odds? I had bookmarked your design a while back, it was so brilliant.

    Thanks so much for sharing me, my blog and my project and for your kind words. This post made my day.

  9. Miss B Says:

    I just love Cathe and have been aching to try this, just worried, I don’t have a spare machine:)