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« on: May 22, 2006 07:54:48 AM »

One of the "new but retro-inspired" projects in my new book was contributed by Craftster member somavenus. If you search for "book clutch" here on Craftster you can find lots of variations on this idea. Anyway, somavenus came up with totally clear instructions and diagrams for my book. (Thanks somavenus!  Kiss) It's a really fun project and a total attention grabber.

Here's a variation that I recently made. I don't know what attracted me to that particular hardcover book. But I love the juxtaposition of it with the happy homemaker fabric. Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2006 08:43:27 AM »

o wow! beautiful! i love it!

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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2006 12:40:47 PM »

That's gorgeous! What a beauty, i love the colours and the fabrics
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2006 02:05:14 PM »

OMGoodness....How beautifully put together. 

I love everything about it Title fabric and the ribbon.  Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2006 01:32:29 PM »

That is my new favorite book purse. Your fabric is too awesome.

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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2006 08:16:49 PM »

Awesome! This is one of my up and coming projects! My sister, Whiskey, and I want to do one from the nancy drew books because we used to read them so much as kids! I can't wait!

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« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2006 08:08:01 PM »

wow thats neat!! So cool Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2006 05:10:52 PM »

Ohmigosh! It's so cool! I especially love that it still looks book-like---as though one is always carrying a book around rather than a purse. love the pairing of the fabric, ribbon, jewel and cover.

it's still hard for me to maul books, though, no matter how cool the project or old and useless the book. . . sigh.
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« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2006 04:19:26 PM »

This is so great!  What a cool idea for a gift!

I just started here, so for me seeing it today, the timing couldn't be better - there is a huge library booksale I am going to tonight! Grin

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