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« on: September 10, 2007 06:33:11 PM »

here it is! my first ever handmade, hand bound journal. i pieced and quilted the cover and used a variety of embroidery stitches on my machine to quilt the seams. i added some pretty purple-y beads to the pretty purple-y fabric. i used marbled and solid color paper. i made it for photojenn in the cheer-up swap. she said she likes it...yay! Grin

anyway, i had mentioned that i was making a journal in my journal cover post and someone asked me to post this when i was done with it. so, without further ado...

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p.s. - photojenn's photos of this are way better than mine! she posted it in the cheer-up swap gallery.

comments welcome...especially pointers and tips on book binding! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2007 06:34:39 PM »

That is beautiful!  You can tell you put a lot of time into it and it looks very professional.  Great work!

« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2007 06:45:59 PM »

Absolutely beautiful! I love the colors that you used.
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« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2007 07:14:03 PM »

That's beautiful! Love the colors!

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« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2007 06:38:57 AM »

It really is awesome, I can't believe that she was willing to part with it  Smiley  I love all the different stitches!

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« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2007 08:17:10 PM »

I like it! It's pretty!


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« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2007 04:38:18 AM »

thanks everyone!! Grin
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