Reading and Writing Was Never SEW Fun

Reading and Writing with a Little Arithmetic

Those stitchin’ gals over at Sew Mama Sew bring you Handmade Holidays – Day 11 – Reading and Writing.  This is one of my favorites so far!

Additional Tutorials

Reading

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Husqvarna Viking’s Bedside Caddy

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Bridgitte Lee’s Quilted Bookmark

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Pink Chalk Studio’s Quick and Easy Bookmarks

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Carol Nanninga’s Paperback Book Cover with Bookmark

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Linda Lawler’s Bible Cover

Writing

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Martha Stewart’s Fabric Envelopes

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Meg McElwee’s Beat Up Binder Makeover on Whip Up

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Butterick’s Personalized Notebook Cover and Pencil Case

I absolutely love this one:

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Craft Apple’s Patchwork Notebook Cover

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About.com’s Fabric Binder Covers

Lara Cameron at Kirin & Co. makes the most beautiful screen printed fabric, stationery, art and jewelry.  She also sells journal cover kits!  Here’s her tutorial for a Reversible Journal Cover:

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Kirin’s Notebook – Reversible Journal Cover

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DIYnamite’s Fabric Journal Cover

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Susan Wildemuth’s Quilted Journal

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Stationery Keeper at Sulky

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Got Fabric’s Book Cover with Pocket

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Brother’s Decorative Book Cover

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Joyce Drexler’s Puffy Foam Quilted Book Cover

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Beverly Jonhson’s Appliqued Phone Book Cover

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Joyce Dexler’s Machine Embroidered Book Covers

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Nested’s Crayon Roll

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Armelle’s Crayon Roll

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Evil Mad Scientist’s Card Box

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Craft Apple’s Quilted Cards

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DollmakersJourney.com’s Fabric Postcards

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Martha Stewart’s Leather Day Planner

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Kayka Lou’s Pocket Moleskin Journal Jacket

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Singer’s Embroidery Stationery and Greeting Card Holder

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Cathy Scott’s Fabric File on Instructables

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Husqvarna Viking’s Embroidered Desk Pad

Of course you’ll need a good looking light to do all your reading and writing:

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Cranston Village’s Fabric Covered Lampshade

Homemade Holiday Recap

Aprons

Sew Mama Sew – Day 1 – Aprons

Additional Apron Tutorials

Pincushions

Sew Mama Sew – Day 2 – Pincushions and Pins

Additional Pincushion Tutorials

For the Home

Sew Mama Sew – Day 3 – For the Home

Additional Sewing for the Home Tutorials

Lunch Bags

Sew Mama Sew – Day 4 – Lunch Bags

Additional Lunch Bag Tutorials

Tote Bags

Sew Mama Sew – Day 5 – Totes

Additional Tote Tutorials

Blankets for Baby

Sew Mama Sew – Day 6 – Blankets for Baby

Additional Baby Blanket Tutorials

For Your Purse or Pocket

Sew Mama Sew – Day 7 – For Your Purse or Pocket

Additional Tutorials

Whimsy

Sew Mama Sew – Day 8 – Whimsy

Additional Whimsy Tutorials

Fabric Ornaments

Sew Mama Sew – Day 9 – Fabric Ornaments

Additional Ornament Tutorials

Ties and Belts

Sew Mama Sew – Day 10 – Ties and Belts

Additional Ties and Belt Tutorials

Want to See What Everyone Else Did?

Handmade Holiday PHOTOS on Flickr

Sunday Sewing

I’m definitely going to attempt some sewn bookmarks, a crayon roll and of Lara’s reversible journal (if only I had some of her yummy fabric).  Happy Sewing!

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