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« Reply #20 on: December 20, 2005 03:52:11 PM »

nice journals rockiegirl! You put me to shame Tongue
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« Reply #21 on: December 20, 2005 03:59:15 PM »

j_rabbette: I LOVE the sheet music cover!  I found some fabric just like that which I'm planning to make a journal with...someday...but yours really is beautiful.

rockiegirl: The second journal on your blog is fabulous!  I mean, the other one looks great too, but I adore the flower!  Did you stitch onto the fabric before gluing it to the cardboard?

To anyone who's afraid of the coptic stitch: I put off learning to bind journals because it looked so hard in that diagram.  But once I finally sat down with it and did it, it's so easy!  I've made several now and they always turn out looking very nice.
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« Reply #22 on: December 21, 2005 08:37:49 AM »

KittyKurl: I'm sure yours is amazing. You should post some pics of it!

recycled_earth: Thanks! For that brown journal, I didn't use cardboard, but that foam sheet stuff that are usually for kid crafts. I found some just lying around in a package I didn't open from the closing of a craft store from a couple years ago. It's easier to cut and shape than cardboard is. The cardboard I used for that plaid one was the back of a used ruled notebook. I wouldn't suggest that cardboard for journals because mine has become wonky, probably because I used too much glue. But that foam stuff is amazing! Here is link of what it looks like if any of you don't know what I'm talking about:
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recycled _earth: I glued the back paper to the foam as well as the fabric cover. Then I stitched around the edges and the (wretched) flower. Then I glued the pages to the whole thing. Et voila!

I haven't tried to do a paper cover, mainly because I don't have any cool stiffish paper, also because I like fabric too much and have more of a variety.
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« Reply #23 on: June 13, 2007 10:10:24 PM »

j_rabbette: I LOVE the sheet music cover!  I found some fabric just like that which I'm planning to make a journal with...someday...but yours really is beautiful.

rockiegirl: The second journal on your blog is fabulous!  I mean, the other one looks great too, but I adore the flower!  Did you stitch onto the fabric before gluing it to the cardboard?

To anyone who's afraid of the coptic stitch: I put off learning to bind journals because it looked so hard in that diagram.  But once I finally sat down with it and did it, it's so easy!  I've made several now and they always turn out looking very nice.

I'm not really afraid of the coptic stitch, it's just that it looks really confusing to me. XD
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« Reply #24 on: June 16, 2007 02:01:57 PM »

Very nice Journal.  Looks like lots of work, but it so nice. Smiley
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