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The beauty and strength of a denim notebook cover

by Carla A. Canonico

 

Did you manage to finish up the Denim Organizer from yesterday? It’s a great accessory for a  quilting studio. You can however fit anything you want in those deep pockets.

Today’s denim idea is quite unique. We’re using denim fabric to cover a notebook, but see how elegant this is? The pocket is so handy for placing writing tools, business cards, or cell phone?

 

Denim Book Cover: strength meets elegance; free pattern using Coats Denim and Jean threads

Denim Book Cover: strength meets elegance; free pattern using Coats Denim and Jean threads

 

Designed by Linda Turner Griepentrog, the Denim Book Cover is further enhanced by the stitching and thread used. It’s fun to find an embellished pocket and repurpose it. Adding topstitching with Coats Jeans Thread accents the pocket.

The threads used for this project are:

Coats Dual Duty XP All-purpose thread in coordinating color

and

Coats Jeans thread

 

Coats Dual Duty XP All Purpose thread in yummy red

Coats Dual Duty XP All Purpose thread in yummy red

 

 

Coats Dual Duty Plus Jean thread

Coats Dual Duty Plus Jean thread

 

It’s in making the small things that we get the confidence to try the greater projects, try out this denim book cover. Whether you’re covering a binder, a book, or a composition notebook, recycled denim is a great way to go. Click on the photo below to download the full pattern.

Join me tomorrow for yet another denim recycling project.

 

Denim Book Cover sewn using threads: Denim, Jean Topstitching and All Purpose threads by Coats

Denim Book Cover sewn using threads: Denim, Jean Topstitching and All Purpose threads by Coats

 

 

This is part 2 of 5 in this series.
Go back to part 1: Recycling denims using Coats Dual Duty XP and Plus threads

Go to part 3: Making the Shirr Thing Bag

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