Altered book journal

Working on a new altered book journal.

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This is a lovely red covered book with a hand sewn wrap entitled “Follow your dreams”

I have added some lovely old antique pages some blank fro your own thoughts and a few images. Sometimes I like to add my own hand drawn images and little lost pieces I have found each individual to each book.

The cover has a lovely hand sewn timepiece with lace & tulle.

I have some lovely old pearl buttons to add and some hand made paper with gold etchings.

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I shall also add a hand sewn fabric envelope and silk ribbon bookmark.

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This book is available to purchase and the cost is £65.00 Including postage.

You wont be disappointed this really is a lovely book with lots of room for your own writings and pictures.

Please feel free to contact me if you would like to purchase or have any questions.

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Magic in sewing

A few thoughts for the day.

I was asked the other day for my thoughts on magic and mindfulness and sewing.

When we take the time to sit down and untangle ourselves from life’s daily troubles we slowly begin to unravel the threads of stress. we take each piece of thread , slowly threading the needle and starting those first stitches while contemplating the pleasure of sewing. Magic is all around us, it is in our souls, it is in everything we see, it is up to us to look, to open our eyes.

Sometimes when it all gets to much, sit down and start sewing by hand my little projects.

The hand sewn ties and textiles pages for my altered journals, small textile collages from scraps and pleasing lost items.

Often I say a mantra to myself –

I am — a child of the universe

I shall —  Live the life I want to

I will —- be myself

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Perhaps my musings will allow you to free yourself and find your own little piece of Me time.

Altered book Journal

My new journal.

A lovely A4 size cloth bound book full of wonderful little suprises.

lots of Pages to write in. Beautiful images and found items. Little envelopes to keep special items and an adorable fabric envelope, hand stitched.

Inside is a hand stitched image.

The fabric wrap had been hand stitched and embroidered.

This is one journal I want to keep forever

If you would like a journal made for you please contact me.

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