Saturday, September 18, 2021

Equine Sidestep

Perhaps you remember that I said that I would be using my horse embroidery sew-out as a notebook cover.  It seems that I learned something new and took a sidestep on that.  Instead of using the already sewn horse,  I wanted to try a new technique that allows me to make a two-color motif stitch frame.  

After working playing  working with the design for a while it looked good, so I took it to the machine to sew it.  After sewing it,  I sewed it into the outside cover for a notebook. 
Next up, I added batting and quilted the cover. 
Then I added all the other parts 
(even my label)
and sewed it all together. 


Front and back

Inside - with a pocket and my label. 
These notebooks always turn out so well.  
That is why I love making them. 
Now I need to work on some other projects that are waiting for me. 

Until Next Time,  
Stay Creative 

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Pamela Arbour said...

That is very nice, Gene. I think you have found your niche with those books and that embroidery. For a while anyways, until you find something else to entertain you! It's always fun trying new things.

Barbara said...

Wow, that came together fast! I absolutely love it! The colors are wonderful together!

Jennifer Gail said...

Stick with me and you'll go far!
That one turned out really nice.

Sandra Walker said...

This turned out so nicely Gene! Always enjoy how you quilt your pieces. I also like how you add your label to the inside cover too. This is the second post in 24 hours I've read about journal/book covers (Sharon Holland's was the other with her upcoming line, Bookish - love it!) I'm feeling the squirrel poking me...

A Left-Handed Quilter said...

Another winner!! Your combination of an original, digitized horse - border motif - and quilting made a wonderful notebook cover!! You are on another roll - and it's fun watching you design and quilt these up - keep going!! - ;))

Vicki W said...

Very nice!

Quilting Gail said...

Beautiful book cover!
Love that you are digitizing and figuring it all out! I need to get back to doing that!
Happy Quilting and Embroidery!