October 04, 2008

Custom cover

I bought some of Cicada Studio's yummy fabric. The Queen Anne's Lace pattern. Love it! I had intended to make a pillow, but then I received one of those promotional date books from some company hoping I would do business with them. I could order a hundred (or a thousand) of these books, and have my business name put on the front cover and then give them as complimentary gifts to my clients. Yeah right. This book had an image of two men rock climbing on the slick, shiny cover. The date book I could use....the cover had to go.



Fabric available here


First I took the staples out of the book, then cut the fabric slightly larger than the cover using pinking shears. Finally, I glued the the edges to the inside of the cover.


Ta da!  I like this sooooo much better!






 

15 comments:

Fog and Thistle said...

I love this! Thanks for the tutorial and great idea for usage of Michelle's fabric. Since I can't sew, this may be something I can handle and adore her designs. Yay!

Rosebud Collection said...

You are so good at what you do..Beautiful job and so smart..

HolisticallyHeather said...

i like the fabric, it kind of reminds me of hot air baloons...but much less red and blue! hahahha
very nice!

The World's Dresser said...

I absolutely love the fabric - great job!

Jenn said...

Now that is so much more you :) Her fabrics are simply beautiful!

alamodestuff said...

Very nice! I love that fabric!

Hey Harriet said...

The fabric is fab & you did an awesome job! Looks great!

willow said...

Pretty!!

Grizzly Mountain Arts said...

Very beautiful! You should sell those in your shop!

T.Allen-Mercado said...

Awesome! And, no sewing necessary...now you're talking. I'm all over anything that can be glued.

Cicada Studio said...

It's so nice to see projects made from my fabric- to know that you'll use it and see it daily... it's really a warm feeling. Thanks for sharing your work! It came out great.

LoveMeKnot Creations said...

oh, thats a neat idea! i like that better then a rock climber too ;)

Amber Rose said...

I LOVE that fabric!! :) What a great idea!

Sarah McBride said...

yes that cover is MUCH better. That fabric looks great on those! what a great idea!!

Tiger Food Press said...

Nice work!