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« on: June 10, 2011 06:09:47 PM »

So this week I decided to try something new... Book Purses! I had all the materials on hand and they were fun to make(After I worked out the kinks)
Before I get attacked for dismembering these poor innocent books.. These were all damaged.. ripped pages, kids drawn in, binding broke with pages falling out,....





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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2011 06:30:03 PM »

Those are so adorable! Is the first picture the books already as purses, i think I see a little fabric sticking out of one. It's hard to tell though. Love them Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2011 06:52:14 PM »

Those are so adorable! Is the first picture the books already as purses, i think I see a little fabric sticking out of one. It's hard to tell though. Love them Smiley

You do see a little fabric sticking out! lol.. Thanks!
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2011 07:16:42 PM »

Super cute!! I love all of them. The handles are great.
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2011 08:14:04 PM »

As a book lover, I am one to cry over destroyed books, but if they're already ruined then what you did kinda saved them Smiley This is something i would love to do with my favourite books, but i havent seen one of my favourites ruined. You should try doing this out of really thick books to make them have a bit more room.
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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2011 09:20:12 PM »

Beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2011 09:38:32 PM »

Thanks! I even saved the pages to use on other craft projects.., nothing was wasted. I was given a bigger book to work on, but it was in perfect condition. So it went in the book case. See I have restraint! Lol!
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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2011 11:38:47 PM »

These are very pretty! I've been wanting to try this for a while now- was it difficult?
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« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2011 03:15:40 PM »

I've made a few of those.  Love your fabric choices,
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« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2011 10:33:02 PM »

These are very pretty! I've been wanting to try this for a while now- was it difficult?
The first one was surprisingly easy, but I botched the 2nd one... Lol. Plus I was a little over-enthusiastic with the exacto knife and cut the spine on two of them before I even got started.. Live and learn..lol
 
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