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I actually was able to finish this up the other day and give it to Nancy when the office reopened after Christmas.

I am SO HAPPY with how it turned out, but I’m going to make you wait a few minutes while I drop some in-progress pictures. Sorry!

First, I was able to get all the fabric colors I needed (and didn’t already have on-hand from years of collecting scraps) at Jo-Ann, AND I happened to get them at a great sale price — 2 for $3 versus $2.50 each. Score!!

I backed each piece with Heat’n Bond adhesive, just like I did with the felt. First I removed the paper backing from one side of the adhesive and ironed it to the fabric scraps. After it cooled, I removed the paper backing and applied it to my Curio cutting mat — the plastic-to-plastic helped keep the fabric from slipping while cutting. I cut with my Fabric Blade and these settings:

  • Depth: 4
  • Platform: 6
  • Speed: 4
  • Thickness: 25

Here is the pre-assemblage assemblage. I just lined up the cut pieces to get an idea of how boss this project would look, and… Keep reading »

Week 2: Ginger Bread

Here they are! I’m pretty happy…they feel very glamorous. 🙂

The stash! Ribbon ends applied, wrapping begins... ...Wrapping continues...and still more wrapping...

Large and small, finished at last!

One of a kind!

  • Swarovski Crystal beads and accents
  • Silver-plated charms and accents
  • Best suited for mass-market paperback books
  • 8″ long x 1/4” wide hunter green organza ribbon with silver-plated ribbon ends
  • Total length: 11 1/4

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One of a kind!

  • Natural polished fluorite focal and chip beads
  • Swarovski Crystal accents
  • Silver-plated charms and accents
  • Best suited for hardcover and large paperback books
  • 11″ long x 1/2” wide hunter green organza ribbon with silver-plated ribbon ends
  • Fluorite focal dimensions: 1″ long x 1″ wide
  • Total length: 15″

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Want to purchase multiple items? Contact me before ordering, and you can save on shipping!