Wednesday, March 10, 2010

A Finished Gift

I wanted to make a journal cover as a gift for a friend of mine and found a very simple tutorial on Bloom. I wanted to make it more personal so I added some embroidery.

I love how the whole thing turned out! I want to make one for myself. Soon.


I thought this font was perfect for her beautiful name!


This journal was going to be used in our discipleship meetings so I wanted a verse just for her on it and my husband thought of Romans 15:4.


I added a pocket for the pen, a ribbon for a page holder, and elastic to hold it closed when carrying it around.


I added fabric to this pen to make a matching set.

5 comments:

  1. It turned out so beautiful. Great job!

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  2. This is beautiful, Jennifer! Does your machine have built-in embroidery? I've considered trying some simple embroidery with my darning foot, but this is just gorgeous. I know your friend will just love it!

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  3. What an extra special gift. The personalization is perfect and it will mean so much to her that you took the time to make it for her. Love it!!

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  4. I love your cover. Can you explain how you put the elastic on? I have seen that exact tutorial, but wanted the elastic as well to keep it closed.

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