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« on: April 03, 2012 12:03:52 PM »

I'm not sure where's best to post this, as while it's a journal and essentially papercrafting, it is primarily machine sewn and has a fabric cover... Ho hum, here it goes...
I made this a while ago, but I'm still working on filling it full of quotes and whimsies on post-its...
It has 10 signatures of plain printer paper with covers of fun paper I found in MiL's journal making stash along with the book board inside the covers. The fabric I had left over from Bear's apron making project. Each signature is machine stitched together, and then hand stitched into the journal. It's not properly bound by any means, but I am very proud of it because it turned out exactly how I wanted and I love the haphazard, primitiveness of it.

Hand sewing those signatures in did make me cry a little, I was pushing a regular sewing needle through the fabric cover and 8 sheets of paper... I may have drawn blood once or twice...
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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2012 03:35:26 PM »

I think it's beautiful!

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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2012 10:04:52 AM »

So lovely! I love the fabric you chose, and the torn paper edges peeking out.

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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2012 07:16:11 PM »

Love it, so colorful!

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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2012 07:44:45 PM »

That is so lovely! I love the colours Smiley I wish I could see what it looked like inside Tongue I really want to have a go at binding my first book, but I'm a little apprehensive  Undecided

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« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2012 08:08:53 AM »

I like this notebook.I like little lovely dashed lines beside it.

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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2012 03:08:48 AM »

Inspiring and so pretty!
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