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Today I would like to share a picture of my first Button hole stitched book. Originally I started by following the instructions given in Keith Smith’s book…but then I modified them to create this;

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I am quite please with the result for a first go, but as always my perfectionist nature always wants to unsew it all and redo it now I’ve learnt a bit more. I will resist that temptation and let it be. Sometimes it is better to leave things as they are and just accept that in time skills change and improve.

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The cover is made from White hammered card

Pearlescent blue card embossed with Cuttlebug’s Birds and Swirls Embossing folder, which I then sanded on the edges to bring back the white card underneath.

The embossed card is mounted on to navy card and then onto the cover, just to add a bit of depth.

Linnen thread was colored using Ranger Adirondack dye ink, in Stonewashed.

Best wishes and thanks for reading, see you soon

Billie :)

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