Friday, January 4, 2013

Another Travel Journal

This was the 4th "junk mail" journal I created and I think I got smarter with more experience.  When we travel I tend to pick up mementos of all sizes.  By making the journal a little larger on the outside (using fabric, lace, and ribbon scraps) I am able to add the keepsakes I pick up along the way.
 The ribbon embroidery is a project I started and never finished.  Turned out the journal was a great place to add that little piece of x-stitch fabric.  The book is lined with a piece of cardboard to keep it's shape, then I sewed through all layers, plus sewed the paper scraps together to make the pages.

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