Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The First Journal!

I finally finished my first journal for SueB's class. In the process, I ended up purchasing fabric for more journals AND a SEWING MACHINE! Can you believe it? I think I can do this sewing thing, at least when it comes to straight lines and satin stitch. We will see what the future holds. I have so much to learn from these journal making folks - the glues, the options, the embellishments - everything is a unique work of art assembled to make a fabulous creation. Sue's class is fabulous, for those of you that are curious. I recommend it!

Here is the outside front of the journal -

These are the three signatures, sewn in to the journal, pictured against the inside lining.

This is a full inside shot of the journal with a pocket on the left and the signatures on the right. You can see the pocket and tags on the first signature page.

This is the last signature page. There is a tag pocket on one side, and a clear pocket on the other side with two cards and envelopes for sending notes.

The outside of the journal looks pretty cool with the sewn in signatures also.

I still have many things that I can do better, but I am excited that my first one is well and truly done and I can get going on the next journal to catch up with the class!


Sue B said...

This is such a beautiful journal, you did a great job on it!

ZudaGay said...

Wonderful!!! It looks your cover!!!

Sixsisters said...

This is truly lovely ! Great work. Nice to see you in the forums again. Hope all goes well for your dad.

NuvoFelt said...

What a beautiful item. I bet you can't wait to make more. Looking forward to seeing them

Liv said...

Very nice work! Enjoy your new creation.

AltheaP said...

This is just gorgeous!


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