Monday, 8 February 2010

Feeling creative

Despite the crappity cold weather today, I am having a happy time indoors making these!
Fabric covered notebooks! I have put off making these for a long time. I thought it would be complicated but it's not too bad!
I have covered this one in quilting cotton.

This one is a red linen mix made from a pair of trousers!I think I shall add some lace or something to this one as it looks a bit plain at the mo!


This one is my favourite. I bought this fabric last summer at the car boot. It had been made into a stool cover, badly! But I loved the fabric, it's by Jane Churchill and it's called Roses and Ribbons.Very handy for covering notebooks!

Have a great week ladies!

Rachel x

24 comments:

LissyLou said...

they are really pretty, well done xx

Michela said...

Hi Rachel!
They look lovely, especially the floral ones!
Have a great week and keep you warm! :)

Isobel said...

They look lovely being the last one my fav!
xx

Bubble Fish said...

Ooh, I like those! Especially the floral ones. The last one is definitely my favourite.. I may have to try making that kind of thing!

bellaboo said...

Really pretty...last one is my favourite too.
I think they look nice all lined up on a shelf.

Bellaboo :)Will let you know what those 'things' are tomorrow!

Blondie's Journal said...

Really pretty, Rachel. I love all of them and yes, I think the red one will look perfect with a bit of lace!! Well done!

xoxo
Jane

Tabiboo said...

I think they look top notch and I love the floral fabric.

I think a lot of us are feeling the crappy weather at the moment!!

Happy week to you too,

Nina x

ginny said...

these are lovely x

Serenata said...

They look lovely - are they glued on?

Sophie - Chez Sophie said...

Lovely note books, I covered my diary this year with paper as I thought fabric might be a bit tricky to stick? Any top sticking tips would be most welcome.
Luv Sophie xxx

Cozy Little House said...

I tried to do this last month and mine came out terrible and I gave up. Maybe I'll have to get it back out and see if I can fix it!
Brenda

Elly said...

These notebooks look very, very nice!!! Especially the one with the roses! Did you glue the fabric or did you use vliesofix (I don't know if you call that the same in English)?
Have a nice day!

Posie Patchwork said...

OH gorgeous, i was also thinking about the double sided iron on adhesive - the finish is beautiful. Love Posie

A Country Girl said...

I can see that other people have already asked what I wanted to know - how are they stuck? Hot glue gun? And how do you stop the fabric from wrinkling?

Sarah said...

Wow they are so pretty, your so clever xxx

Vintage Amethyst said...

Oohhh lovely, I do love that last one, it's so pretty.
love
Alison
x

koralee said...

I love these!!!!! I am always wanting a preety notebook for something. Happy sweet day to you.

bad penny said...

these are just lovely - funny to think the pink one was once trousers ! I love the floral too

Pomona said...

The notebooks look lovely - I have some ready to cover, too!

Pomona x

Kate said...

Ooh they are really lovely. I've never tried doing that but have been thinking I should do for ages. I particularly like the last one too. x

tinyinc said...

Smashing.

They look really nicely covered too. Been thinking about trying something similar and this may just get me started.....

tinyinc

Vic said...

Super pretty!

Are the covers permenant or removable..?

Either way they are tres cute - well done!

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Marcela said...

Hi Rachel!they are so nice!
I love the roses one,

Happy sweet day to you.! :)
Marce

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