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« on: January 29, 2012 05:30:29 AM »

I have been totally in love with my new Kindle since I received it on Christmas day.  Most of my good books were still residing at my parents house, not with me, so it had been a while since I had done lots of reading.  Now I find it hard to put the Kindle down!! Anyway, I'd been looking for a case for it for a while and after realising quite how expensive they seemed to be online thought the best option was of course to make one Cheesy

I found the awesome 'book stack' pattern on Urban Threads, and the 'I love books' pattern on the back was one that turned up on a google search and I thought was pretty appropriate!  The embroidered patches are made from cotton and linen.  The tiiiiiiiiny satin stitch on the book stack pattern was an absolute pain, but so pleased with how it turned out.  The cover itself is made from an outer of blacky/navy felt and lined with red felt.  It is all blanket stitched together and has 3 press studs to close the flap and keep my Kindle safe and cosy.

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« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2012 05:47:30 AM »

Wow, really nice! I wish I could make things like that (I don't have a kindle, but my phone would sure like a similar cover  Wink)

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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2012 08:02:47 AM »

How sweet!! I especially love the book stack pattern.

« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2012 10:58:20 PM »

This is so awesome and sweet, I love that book stack picture a lot.  I don't think I'd have the patience to stich it! Pinning though, on a wish board =)
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« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2012 03:21:45 PM »

That is so fab!

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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2012 08:40:19 AM »

oh nice! i have the same book stack pattern, but just haven't gotten to it yet... seeing how yours turned out makes me want to get started! good job Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2012 01:10:58 PM »

 Grin  That is adorable!  Great job!
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2012 02:35:54 PM »

It's beautiful. I especially like the heart emote.   Grin
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« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2012 04:33:17 PM »

This is so cute! Great job!
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