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summerdae
« on: July 18, 2008 01:44:19 PM »

So I was really bummed out, I just got layed off from my most favorite job ever. My boss cried while laying me off, so I couldn't be mad, I can't be sad and mope around for weeks, so I'll craft!!!! I really wanted a pretty checkbook cover instead of the standard old blue plasticy cover. I want to look cute while keeping up with my finances! So my sister found me an excellent tute and bought me a yard of the most wonderful fabric ever! She'll save the day!!! So here it is, my second sewing project ever. I'm very happy how it turned out!!

Here is the ugly old blue one I sewed into the middle:

 

The fabric my sis bought me.
The plaid was an old shirt I don't wear.


Almost there!!!


Yeah I did it!!! Thanks to the materials and support from my sis. I'm much more cheerful now!!!!  Grin






Here's a link to the wonderful tutorial...
http://amatricis.wordpress.com/2008/01/19/prettier-checkbook-tutorial/
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« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2008 01:46:10 PM »

Very pretty!!!!!!
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ThePinkSpottedCow
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2008 01:55:41 PM »

This is sooo cute!  I love how you recycled the fabric from a shirt. 
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summerdae
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2008 02:08:07 PM »

Thanks! Yeah I'm new to sewing so I don't have a large fabric stash, But I do hoard clothes for years!  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2008 02:08:30 PM »

AWWWW!!!! I LOVE it!!! It turned out super good! Love the pink elastic  Wink  Wink
hehehe, glad to see you using that fabric! You rock!  Kiss
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summerdae
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2008 02:12:54 PM »

Thanks. I know I rock! haha Cheesy
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kathigarn
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2008 07:35:40 PM »

Very pretty!!
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« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2008 01:49:54 PM »

Sorry about losing your job. You did a wonderful job on your checkbook cover - I like the fabrics you used.
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chloesmama
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2008 11:19:25 AM »

I'm sorry to hear about your job!!  Well look at the bright side, now you have more time to do your crafts!!  You did a great job.  (You don't by any chance live in Houston do you?)
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