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Tuesday, May 18, 2010




Since it has been rainy and cold (and have a plethora of chipboard) I tried another new binding and loooooove it! I did a very funky size too, it's 4.25"x 11". I even got brave and modified it a little, the tutorial just had the binding on the spine straight but I scrunched it and added a little bead. It's called a buttonhole binding, you get a peek at the paper thru the 2 "windows.


I've got a new ATC almost finished I'll post tomorrow to spare anyone of yet another journal! 
Pleased as can be, I am......................at the Shores

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Susan HP said...

So unique & fabulous, Andrea! Love the addition of the bead & the colors are wonderful!

Andrea said...

Thank you, I really love the look of this technique, not too sure what someone will DO with a blank book this oddball size. LOL!!

Susan HP said...

Oh, I think there are lots of US that love oddball sizes! They seem so personal! :)
p.s. you might want to double check on that camera. My husband wouldn't no how to order anything online.

Amy said...

That's really cool! Is the tutorial online?

That paper on the cover is gorgeous, goes really well with the string.

Andrea said...

I appreciate the love, Amy - I used fabric for the covers and for the binding I use embroidery floss, I have a bazillion colors (leftover from when I was in an embroidery phase)to match up with the fabrics.

My kids sent me some books on bookbinding for my birthday and that is where I got it but one of my favorite bookbinders online has a tutorial here: http://cailun.info/index.php?/archives/337-Sewing-sections-for-hybrid-button-hole-and-long-stitching.html

 

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