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CardMaker’s Hand-Lettering Workbook

EDITOR Tanya Fox

CREATIVE DIRECTOR Brad Snow

PUBLISHING SERVICES DIRECTOR Brenda Gallmeyer

ASSOCIATE EDITOR Brooke Smith

ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR Nick Pierce

COPY SUPERVISOR Deborah Morgan

COPY EDITORS Emily Carter, Rebecca Detwiler, Samantha Schneider

TECHNICAL EDITOR Corene Painter

PHOTOGRAPHY SUPERVISOR Tammy Christian

PHOTO STYLISTS Tammy Liechty, Tammy Steiner

PHOTOGRAPHY Matthew Owen

PRODUCTION ARTIST SUPERVISOR Erin Augsburger

GRAPHIC ARTIST Nicole Gage

PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS Marj Morgan, Judy Neuenschwander

CardMaker’s Hand-Lettering Workbook is published by DRG, 306 East Parr Road, Berne, IN 46711. Printed in USA. Copyright © 2011 DRG. All rights reserved. This publication may not be reproduced in part or in whole without written permission from the publisher.

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Every effort has been made to ensure that the instructions in this publication are complete and accurate. We cannot, however, take responsibility for human error, typographical mistakes or variations in individual work. Please visit AnniesCustomerCare.com to check for pattern updates.

CONTENTS

BLOCK

BUBBLY

CASUAL

DAISY

EVERY DAY

FANCY

FLAG DAY

FLING

FROSTY

FUNKY

PRINCESS

ROMAN

SUMMER

TWIGGY

TYPEWRITER

VACATION

WEEKEND

Hand-Lettering Basics

Project Gallery

Practice Pages

Buyer’s Guide

In an age where cellphones, computers and other electronic devices have become the primary means of communication, sending and receiving hand-written notes and letters is sadly becoming a thing of the past. Recent news reports even suggest that penmanship and handwriting curriculums are being eliminated in some school systems. In our fast-paced society, few people have—or take—the time to sit and write letters.

Card makers and paper crafters are among the group of people who remain committed to sending greeting cards and creating memory pages that include the ultimate personal expression of a handwritten note or sentiment. A few penned lines convey the message that the creator of the piece wanted her creation to reflect a bit of herself and cared enough to share that with others. These carefully crafted pieces are held and treasured by those who receive them, the handwriting inside prompting fond recollections of the individual who sent it. In the same way, unfolding a letter from a great-grandmother has