Saturday, May 1, 2010

shabby journal

i've been working on a shabby journal.   mary ann moss offers a great class on making these.  this is a photo of my front cover.  the cloth tape measure was a great find in my mother in law's sewing goodies when we were cleaning out her house.  the heart is from an old quit i had cut up and there is hand tatted lace from my mom's collection that i used on top of the heart as well.  i have a few pieces of material on there from my friend, susie, who lives in england, and i used pieces of my old blue jeans, too.  i am working on the inside signatures but with all the sewing it is taking long to complete.   i love the whole concept of this journal as it encourages me to use up my scraps.

10 comments:

  1. Your beautiful journal is a treasure trove of sweet memories, Roc! It's gorgeous!!! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  2. What a fun journal and congrats grandma!

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  3. wow, what a treasure.
    i love the idea of this!

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  4. Terrific! I love the added stippling.

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  5. Your shabby journal is gorgeous; it comes together so beautifully. Oh; your grandson is beautiful!!!! Congratulations to all! xxoo

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  6. It's looking very nice. Lots of special pieces tucked into this one. Hope you enjoy filling it as much as making it.

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  7. oh, this is right up my alley...I love all the texture of it!!!

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  8. Great journal and such a sweet grandson!

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