Freeform sewing

A girl I work with had an ugly spiral bound calendar from Staples, and I told her I could make a cover for it, “no sweat.” She choose hot pink and black. Over the weekend I pulled fabrics and looked online (thank you Etsy!) for inspiration. I sketched out a rough idea, then laid out the fabrics to get a sense of what the inside and outside should look like. After a few opinions (she loves the giant button!), this is what I came up with:

Book Cover Fabrics 1
Outside

Book Cover Fabrics 2
Inside

I thought it all through carefully, measured and drew and designed, then finally took a deep breath and started cutting.

You know what?

It turned out exactly as I hoped!

Book Cover Front
Front

Book Cover Back
Back

Book Cover Inside Left
Inside Front

Book Cover Inside Center
Inside Center

Book Cover Inside Right
Inside Back

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6 comments

  1. Beautiful. I made some for my friends but not for myself, then my quilting buddy showed up with a fabulous one for me. These are such great gifts to give and recieve!

  2. Love it! especially the little crossover pocket. This would be great to hold my nook reader!

    Jo

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