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Wednesday, 4 March 2015

March Colour Theme - with Dawn

Helloooooooooooooooooo,

so so good to see some fab sunshine lately and very appropriate for the lovely colour theme for this month!

I have wanted to have a go at the coptic (open spine chain-stitch) book binding method for a long time so what a brilliant opportunity to 'have a go' using one of Tando's sturdy book cover kits.............





I primed and painted the covers of the Frame kit with a plain base coat (the spine board from the kit will be used for another project), then added extra layers of paint using bubble wrap. A stamped image and sentiment from my stash was added as a focal point too. Using a pokey tool I was easily able to put the required stitching holes into the covers and then bind in sheets of watercolour paper.

Here is what I used.......



If you fancy joining in with any of this months themes please add your work through the link at the top of the page to be in with a chance of winning a prize in the March Challenge.

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Many thanks for popping by and leaving a comment if you feel you would like to.

Hugs

Dawn x 





3 comments:

Neil said...

This is cool. Fun and funky.

Karen Gist said...

I just love this Dawn x

Carol Plume said...

what a great book cover! x