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« on: July 07, 2006 08:02:35 PM »

I wanted to make my best friend, who is a total alien loving X-Files freak, a sketchbook and when I found this book at the thrift store I felt like I hit the jackpot!! I followed rosered's hardcover sketchbook tutorial and voila! The perfect gift!





I used ribbon to close it because I covered the spine on the inside with ribbon and it kept wanting to pop open! But I think it works well with it.

Oh and if you get a book with a lot of pages be prepared to be folding computer paper for a long while! Enjoy!
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2006 08:35:33 PM »

That turned out soo nice!
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Punker Chic
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2006 04:26:35 PM »

I always wanted to do something like that. You did it fabulously.
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antigone
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2006 01:38:45 AM »

Very stylish. Super colour combination!
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narazu
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2006 05:06:31 AM »

Wow, that looks so nifty!  Great gift!
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« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2006 09:32:55 PM »

That's awesome!  I'm a crazy X-Files person myself, and I've gotta tell ya -- you've committed no crime by cutting up that book.  I'm absolutely sure that it is better off now.  I bet your friend loves it!
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JuliaGulia
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2006 02:33:50 PM »

I really, really like what you did.  Where did you get the block to print the "X"?  Did you make your own wood-/lino-cut?

I remember when I was in high school I had to make my own book and I had a print of the X-Files "x" in it.

Great work: it looks clean, professional and well-crafted.
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« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2006 04:26:08 PM »

I really, really like what you did.  Where did you get the block to print the "X"?  Did you make your own wood-/lino-cut?

I remember when I was in high school I had to make my own book and I had a print of the X-Files "x" in it.

Great work: it looks clean, professional and well-crafted.

Thanks for everyones comments!! Actually the X was already on the book. The selling point for me. I hit the jackpot that day!!
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