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Topic: Teesha Moore style Photo Albums - Tim Minchin Themed  (Read 1078 times)
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« on: April 10, 2012 08:04:36 AM »

I wanted to make gifts for two of my lovely girlfriends, and decided that since we always go to gigs together - and particularly Tim Minchin gigs - I would make photo albums full of memories of our nights out. I decided that the Teesha Moore style of embroidered patches would be a good look - with a black, white, silver and hot pink colour theme
Here's the two album covers:

A couple of the patches were ones I received in a recent TM patch swap, (but I have mostly saved those for when i make myself an album in the same way):
 - The black with fat grey/white music notes and silver beads, in pink boarder (bottom of bottom picture) is by Sloth
 - the white with little black music notes & pink boarder (top corner of bottom image) is by Oodelally
 - The pink with black headphones and the black with White embroidered music notes (both on same side of top image) are both by Luckdragon
The rest I made Smiley It was lovely incorporating little bits by other craftsters into my project, so a big thank you to them for contributing!

I used couching, back stitch, running stitch and over stitch, as well as adding buttons and beads to accessorise  Grin

as you can see, I just made a sort of mini-quilt, added rivits down the side then laced it too a photo album (a spiral bound one - I cut off the wire binding and used the holes that were left to lace through). I used pink leather strips to lace with, and secured the mini-quilt cover with ribbon wrapped around the original bookcover and sewn in place at the far end

Thanks for looking!

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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2012 08:19:59 AM »

LOVE these!  I swear these could have been made just for me!!! Thanks for sharing
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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2012 02:03:01 PM »

  I love Tim Minchin!!! Smiley  The Album is super cool, too!!
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2012 07:50:34 AM »

  I love Tim Minchin!!! Smiley  The Album is super cool, too!!

Ditto! It seems as if I've been seeing Mr. Minchin around on the TV a great deal lately. He's hilarious!!!

I love the color theme you choose, and the stitching is fantastic!
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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2012 08:29:38 AM »

They came out great!  I'm sure your friends loved them!!
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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2012 08:49:40 AM »

I really like the colors and images you used.
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« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2013 05:49:54 AM »

Very cool!!! and a great gift idea!
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