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« on: June 02, 2010 10:12:47 PM »

I am going back to school in the fall and needed a new dayplanner. Of course the ones that have everything I need are boring looking, so I decided to make a cover for it out of some Hawaiian fabric I saw. It also gave me the opportunity to use some of this awful orange thread I had for some reason. Since I customized the cover, it was a lesson in measuring, re-measuring and seam ripping. Overall it came out good I think. It even has a flap that closes with a magnetic so slips of paper don't fall out.
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The inside. I took one of the sides out to show the neat ocean fabric on the inside (and to show how boring and unimaginative the planner cover was).

I also made a zipper pouch for my backpack to carry small things in so I can grab it and run:

And the zipper pull I made (old school  Wink)

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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2010 10:27:05 PM »

Very nice. I like that the lining is themed & matches the outside. Your little pouch is cute.

« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2010 06:21:52 AM »

The fabric is really fun, nice job.  I love the Dot zipper pull, she was always my favorite
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