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« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2007 01:08:35 PM »

that is by far the best baby book I've seen! My little sis would love it! Buckles are her favorite thing right now. Smiley
Excellant job!
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« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2007 01:11:32 PM »

I am speechless. This is amazing!
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« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2007 01:18:11 PM »

I am speechless. This is amazing!

That's just what I was thinking! It's wonderful, I'm sure your daughter will treasure it for years and then pass it on to her children Smiley ..beautiful!
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« Reply #23 on: October 02, 2007 01:18:31 PM »

Flash forward to 2037, when your daughter wins the Nobel Prize for Fashion Physics:

" I owe all my success to my mother's brilliant, clever, astonishing Close Your Clothes book."
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« Reply #24 on: October 02, 2007 01:30:07 PM »

oh wow! if i get started now do you think i could make my 13 weeks old a Close Your Clothes book by the time she's three? ha ha! *this rocks!*
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« Reply #25 on: October 02, 2007 02:27:12 PM »

This is the coolest baby book ever!  Incredible job!

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« Reply #26 on: October 02, 2007 02:44:31 PM »

A real treasure. What a lucky girl. Entire idea, poem, artwork, and all.
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« Reply #27 on: October 02, 2007 02:51:50 PM »

This is incredible and certainly worth your labors!  You should think about contacting a publisher about this, seriously.  Love it!
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« Reply #28 on: October 02, 2007 03:49:11 PM »

This is awesome. Beautifully designed and put together. I have mountains of  respect for people who pack this much effort and love into their children's gifts.

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« Reply #29 on: October 02, 2007 04:00:45 PM »

Brilliant, how did you bind the book?

thank you so much everyone!!

i bound the pages onto a rectangular piece of cloth backed by a piece of felt. i just drew straight lines on the fabric about a half-inch apart so that the thickness of each page would be accomodated, and then sewed each page to each line along the end. then i put a rectangle of cardboard, another piece of felt, and another piece of fabric on top to hide all the stitching. oh, did i mention this is all hand-stitched? not sure how you'd do it with a machine...
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