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Composition Notebook Planner Cover

Composition Notebook Planner Cover by Top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs: image of fabric notebook covers for composition notebooks

This Composition Notebook Planner Cover post was originally published 6/8/2018 and was updated 2/8/2020.     *This project is part of the Hello Lovely blog tour. The fabrics were provided by Riley Blake Designs. the pattern and opinions are all mineIf you were to take a peek in my craft room you might realize that I love notebooks, especially composition notebooks. I use them all the time to keep track of projects I’m working on, notes from podcasts,  and as…

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Teacher gift set in Wanderings Fabric

A zipper pouch sewn up with Wanderings fabric by Poppie Cotton

With summer nearly over and preparations underway for back to school season, I thought of the amazing teachers everywhere getting ready for back to school. So, I wanted to create something that might help take a bit of the sting of summer ending. A fabric covered notebook and zipper pouch are projects that are quick to sew. Also, they show off the fabrics of this gorgeous line amazingly well. Sewing this Teacher Gift Set will be sure to take you…

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Ruffle Notebook Cover Tutorial

*I was given fabric to participate in the This and That blog tour. All opinions and projects are my own. I love the florals in the main print of the This and That fabric line, but what I love even more, is the accent of black that runs throughout this line. It’s such a fun contrast to the bright colors. That element of contrast is what led me to create this ruffle notebook cover. The pleated ruffle on the front…

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Project Teen Study pillow and Color block notebook from Game Day Fabrics

Today is my turn on the Game Day blog tour and I could not be more excited!  I love the fun color ways and the sports theme is perfect for my teen and tween boys! I was provided with fabric from Riley Blake Designs to create a couple of projects to show off this fun collection. I decided to sew a Study Pillow from the book Project Teen by Melissa Mortenson as well as a fabric notebook cover that I…

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Color Block Fabric Notebook Cover Tutorial

I love sewing notebook covers from fabric. You can customize them to match your style and add to the function by adding a pocket for pens and an elastic to keep the pages closed.  This is not the first notebook cover tutorial I have posted (you can see them HERE and HERE), but I realized that I didn’t have one for a composition notebook that added a pen pocket, so I thought I would correct that. Supplies: You could make…

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Gratitude Journal Tutorial

A couple of years ago I had the opportunity to attend a retreat.  One of the activities at the retreat involved discovering what your core values were.  One of mine ended up being Gratitude.  It’s kind of important to me, but in the business of everyday life, it can be easy to overlook the small things we have to be grateful for- this is where a gratitude journal comes in.  I wanted to make a cute cover for it but…

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How to Cover a Book with Fabric: a Step by Step Tutorial

This post was previously published on The Ribbon Retreat blog.  The fabric was provided by The Ribbon Retreat but the tutorial, pictures and opinions are all mine. Today I’m here to share a project that is a quick sew and would make a great Teacher Appreciation gift or a perfect summer journal for you or your children.  This darling covered notebook comes all decked out with a ribbon bookmark, elastic closure and a pocket for your pencils or pens. How…

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Blog Conference Tote Bag

You all gave me permission to make myself a new bag for the Creative Estates blogging conference.  But, I may have gone just a little overboard! 🙂I found this gorgeous fabric at Wal-mart- yes you read that right, Wal-mart!!  And since it was not all that expensive I bought both color-ways of the canvas and both accent fabrics as well.  So, I made my bag- extra large since it costs money to check luggage now days and I wanted to have…

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