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« Reply #890 on: January 16, 2013 03:53:25 PM »

I have a big chunk of lime green merino that I need to do something with, if anyone has any suggestions of subjects.

How about one of these guys?

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« Reply #891 on: January 16, 2013 05:00:48 PM »

I have a big chunk of lime green merino that I need to do something with, if anyone has any suggestions of subjects.

How about one of these guys?

http://lifecycle.onenessbecomesus.com/caterpillar.htm

YES! That would be awesome to see. Smiley

I don't think I'll be able to participate this coming round. I'm on a swap hiatus until the finances become a little nicer. I'm still planning on keeping up with the thread, though!
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« Reply #892 on: January 16, 2013 08:41:40 PM »

For all the books I've ever made, I've always used either good ol' Elmers glue, or if you want to go heavy duty PVA glue.
I LOVE pva. It is worth the money in my mind since it is archival.
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« Reply #893 on: January 17, 2013 04:58:03 PM »

Agreed! If you aren't planning on doing much bookbinding in the next couple years, it might not be worth buying a whole bottle (unless you want to offer your leftover PVA in your STS shop... Wink). But because it's thicker than Elmer's, it doesn't make paper wrinkle/warp quite as much, which is a big plus.

Non-adhesive options include using your sewing machine, or connecting the pages with grommets, though those aren't the most subtle options. But more subtle than, say, duct tape (which I have used to bind books once in a while).  Smiley

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« Reply #894 on: January 18, 2013 10:34:02 AM »

Discussion thread is open for the next round!  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=419228.0
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« Reply #895 on: January 21, 2013 05:45:25 PM »

   I read "sewn goodies" and my crafty ears perked up. I'll be stalking ya Loves2!
 I need purses this round, if anyone needs ideas to make  Cheesy My reliable black bag from 5 years ago is finally dying and I need a roomy "diaper bag-esque" purse to carry around. (Just because I don't have babies anymore doesn't mean I don't need a roomy purse  Cheesy That's a common misconception Roll Eyes )
  I'm also holding out for one of sheepBlue's Teesha Moore bags!! The Sherlock one she did is already pinned  Wink


                        Hint...hinthinthint ....Wink

I might be doing a couple in this style, big but only really fits like 1 pocket right on the inside due to the pleated style if anyone is interested. I have been pinning on Pinterest like mad for ideas of things to make, just haven't actually done all of them yet!
http://u-handbag.typepad.com/uhandblog/2010/08/free-bag-purse-pattern-for-pleats-sake-tote.html

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