23 June 2006

twiggy


a fabric covered, embroidery embellished datebook




MATERIALS: Martha Negley "twig stripe" fabric, light fusible interfacing, text block and book board kit from paper-source.com, PVA glue, DMC perle cotton
TOOLS: glue brush, bone folder, triangle, embroidery needle, the www for instructions on covering books, sewing machine
INSPIRATION: Japanese embroidery book seen first at yarnstorm.com (ISBN 4-579-11032-3) for the interlocking circles motif
HOW: 1. machine pieced the fabric and then backed with interfacing 2. decorated with embroidery (or with mini log cabin patch as I did for Kay's datebook that I didn't take a picture of before sending off) 3. covered the book

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