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Topic: A Pirate Book Box  (Read 7755 times)
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jillrbassett
« Reply #30 on: May 09, 2010 11:45:51 PM »

That is the luckiest kid! What a great gift! Very creative and well done!!
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cindress
« Reply #31 on: May 10, 2010 09:48:51 PM »

what an incredible gift!  i especially like the accordion book.  i saw that you mentioned you hope to add a tutorial... how did you come up with the rings that join the pages?  also, did you put more than one layer of the tea-dyed fabric onto the cardboard?  Looks like you did some rough painting of blue onto the page edges before you glued the final fabric on?  Thanks so much for sharing.  Inspirational.
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luna_moonsilver
« Reply #32 on: May 11, 2010 02:11:25 PM »

Oh! Oh, I want it! I'm some kind of weird pirate addict, and this is AMAZING Cheesy Totally clicked 'this rocks' Smiley it's so cool!
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mepresents
« Reply #33 on: May 12, 2010 03:43:52 AM »

*wwooww*!*this is so kool*!*i love book binding and this is amazing*!*lovlov the pirate ship logo most*!*
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mcbeth
« Reply #34 on: May 12, 2010 03:52:39 PM »

what an incredible gift!  i especially like the accordion book.  i saw that you mentioned you hope to add a tutorial... how did you come up with the rings that join the pages?  also, did you put more than one layer of the tea-dyed fabric onto the cardboard?  Looks like you did some rough painting of blue onto the page edges before you glued the final fabric on?  Thanks so much for sharing.  Inspirational.

With acrylics I used green (can't remember the exact shade) and metallic saphire. I'd paint a little, then add a different color until I had it layered just right. The cardboard book had the one layer of fabric, they were joined with some jump rings I got at the craft store, in the jewlery making section.
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Ashtondem
« Reply #35 on: August 02, 2010 12:02:14 PM »

I love this box!
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