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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A Book a Week 2014: Made, Altered, Repaired. Week 12

Week of March 24
Emy's Journals

I have been making journals for Emy for a few years. What I like about doing it is that she fills them up. They are jam-packed! They are filled with all kinds of cool writing and ticket stubs and memories.
I made them all from 1950s-1960s-era Readers Digest covers, and used a simple Coptic stitch. I have determined that with all the use these books get, cotton crochet thread tends to break. So the last one I made, I used chartreuse nylon thread, and it wears really well!

 Sometimes I add beads:

 A little washi tape:

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