Ways in which you can use Eileen Hull’s Pocket Notebook are so vast! I created the below fabric book titled ‘Spread Hope.’ Isn’t that something we could use right now?
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I created this ‘Spread Hope’ Pocket Notebook with the idea to capture some favorite quotes, verses, and inspiration in one book. You could give it to a friend or family member or set it on the coffee table. I wanted to use hand dyed fabric for a Boho look, but the possibilities of what kind of materials you can use for your Pocket Notebook are vast. I also used thick kraft colored cardstock to fill the book and make pages.
Here’s what you need:
- Eileen Hull’s Pocket Notebook Die by Sizzix
- Hand Dyed Fabric
- Embroidery Floss or Twine
- Acrylic Paint
- Sunrise Stencil
- Stencil brush
- Dimensional Magic
- Paper Dolly
- Kraft Colored Cardstock
- Misc. fabric flowers and notions
- Tacky Glue
- Misc. paperclips
- Misc. Index Tabs, etc.
The How To:
- Die Cut the journal from the fabric.
- Create signatures with kraft colored paper
- Paint a base on the cover of the fabric
- Draw or cut out a pair of glasses.
- Using yellow acrylic paint, stencil and stencil brush to create a ‘sun ray’ type of pattern. Dry with a heat tool or allow to dry naturally.
- Glue glasses and favorite quote on the cover of the book.
- Tie kraft colored paper signatures into the book with embroidery floss.
- Add notions and fabric flowers to glasses and spine of book.
- Add washi tape and miscellaneous items to pages.
- Glue fabric pen holder to the last page of the cardstock.
- Tie tulle around book to close.
I hope during this time you’re able to set aside time to create.
Warmest Creative Wishes,