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SewFixated
« on: April 28, 2008 02:10:01 PM »

I've seen a lot of great book covers on Craftster and had to make my own.  My DH surprised me with a book that I have wanted forever so I decided it would be the perfect guinea pig for my very first book cover.


This is the front of my book cover.  I didn't have very much of this floral print fabric but I did use it all.  I had to add the ribbon to make the little piece of fabric fit.


This is the back.


This is the inside cover.  I plan on adding a tag to it someday.


This shows the blanket stitch on the edges.  I messed up a little on it but I think it looks ok.


Here it is folded out.  I have to find more of that flower fabric!

Thanks for looking and let me know what you think!
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« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2008 02:24:01 PM »

I love it!
I really like the two fabric patterns you combined.
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« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2008 02:52:51 PM »

Good Job!

The patterns and ribbon trim work nicely.
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Astica
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2008 04:07:58 PM »

Looks really neat  Cheesy
But now I'm wondering... what book is it?
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« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2008 09:10:02 PM »

It's so cute! I really love the fabric you used!
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SewFixated
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2008 06:37:17 AM »

Thanks for the compliments.  I was a little worried about the green paisley fabric.  I made it out of my stash and this was the best combo I could find to work with the large floral print.  I went fabric shopping yesterday.  Hooray for 50% off fabric sales and 75% off remnants!

Looks really neat  Cheesy
But now I'm wondering... what book is it?

It's a book of songs.
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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2009 06:55:48 PM »

That is really cute. <3  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2009 06:22:19 PM »

I love them.  We are all readers  here so, I was planning to make book covers for stocking stuffers this Christmas.  Is there a tut for this?  I'm sure I could figure it out, but a tut makes it so much easier.
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« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2009 06:32:27 PM »

Duh.  I just scrolled down and at the bottom of the topics page is a tut for a book cover.  I'll use that one. I don't want the closure flap, so  I would still love to see your tut.  I'm off work on Monday, so I hope I can crank a bunch of them out.  I have way to much fabric sitting here.
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