Sewing Notions Junk Journal
Hey, everyone! Sarah Daniel, one of our amazing Junk Journal Design Team Members, created a fabulous Sewing Notions Junk Journal for us this week. As you know, we feature one new Junk Journal project each week created by one of our creative team of artists. Our Design Team Members select from the 100’s of Vintage Image Bundles on our Premium Membership Site, for their creations, in order to show you beautiful ways to use those images. We hope you will be totally inspired by this series!
Therefore, please make sure you check out the video tour at the bottom of the page…please scroll all the way down to see it. Are you ready to be inspired? I will step out of the way and let Sarah tell you all about her incredible project…
Hi everyone, for this month’s project, I decided to pick one of my most favourite junk journal theme which is a sewing notions and haberdashery theme. Because I had to move out from my old house and had a pretty hectic couple of weeks, I decided this time to go for a junk journal structure I’ve already done in the past and which is pretty easy to put together. I used two book covers/cardboards that I collaged with some antique french magazine pages to create the cover base. Then I printed a beautiful floral wallpaper design from one of the newest kits “Taterred Paper Treasures” that I tore in small pieces and glued back randomly on to one of the cover to create a “shattered” / old, shabby effect.
To create the spine, I used two pieces of fabrics. One of them is a vintage american made quilted fabric and the other one inside the book, is a sturdy french linen piece. The covers are “sandwiched” in between the two layers of fabrics and the signatures are sewn using the three holes pamphlet stitch. Inside the front cover I created a big fabric pocket to which I stitched a few vintage buttons, a mother of pearl buckle, a piece of upholstery fabric and added a beautiful feather I found while having a walk in nature. All these items are reminescent of the theme of the journal which encompasses sewing notions, embroidery and millinery.
Throughout the journal, I mainly used vintage and antique french papers taken from various sources to create the signatures – then added the Graphics Fairy images from different bundles to create the embellishments such as… pockets and tuck spots
…jJournaling cards and papers
… business cards, button cards
… handmade needle case
Thank you so much for reading this post and watching the video! I hope you enjoy this project 🙂
SEWING NOTIONS JUNK JOURNAL SHOW & TELL VIDEO TOUR
Let’s take a tour of it together:
Image bundles used :
– Tattered Paper Treasures
– A Rose is a Rose
– Peacock Hues Ephemera
– Sewing Ephemera
– The Milliner
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