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lomax
« on: October 28, 2005 01:05:59 PM »

Yet another book I have been making.. this one is 4.5 inches by 6inches.. and is about 160 pages..  i sewed a turtle on the cover with small straight stitches from some scrap green fabric that was on my desk..  the eye is a white pearl sequin and a black bead Smiley Nothing overly complicated.. the fabric is glued to the cover and has plain paper end pages, this one was a small gift for my SO seeing as he loves turtles Smiley Any comments? Crits?

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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2005 01:43:38 PM »

Oh how sweet. Bless the little turtle. What a happy fellow he is! great job, looks wicked
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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2005 04:59:07 PM »

Very sweet. The simplicity is beautiful.  Cheesy I've been binding books for weeks as xmas gifts and love turtles, so I think this is just great. What type of paper is used inside? Looks pretty thick.
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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2005 06:29:56 PM »

awww, SO cute.
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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2005 08:23:06 PM »

that's charming, really sweet and simple looking Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2005 07:07:58 AM »

Thanks! It was my aim to make something simple  it was acutally a test book for a larger one ( the same size as the green one I posted a few days ago) which I am making for a friend. The paper inside is a 90gsm  fake parchment I got at a store in bulk, I rather like the paper Smiley easy to draw on and my markers don't go through Smiley

it worked up so quickly I didn't get a chance to put any in work images up!
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« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2005 03:02:27 AM »

I love anything turtle.

that is the cutest book in the world. 

great job!
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« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2005 05:20:49 AM »

that is adorable.. it would be perfect as a gift for say a little girl or something..  but then again we all need to embrace our inner child lol
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« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2005 06:46:52 AM »

hehe! I actually made and gave this one to my partner.. we both love turtles.. I have a set of illustrations I do of turtles (very cute) which I gave him all the paper drawings too for his birthday this year..  he commented after seeing the others I had made he wished he had better penmanship so that he could write/draw in one.. so I made him this little guy. 

I am glad you all like it Smiley

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