Friday, February 2, 2018

A notebook with a cross-stitched embellishment

Hello dear visitors!

Today I would like to share with you a handmade notebook, which was created from scratch, based on the tutorial which I purchased from Alla Taskaeva, a crafter from Russia (here is the link to her account).

Alla has incredible notebooks and she makes all of them by herself. In the tutorial she explained how to color the pages, how to bind them in a Coptic stitch binding, how to make the cover and how to embellish it.

The notebook comes in an A6 format.

Since the pages were colored, they look "fluffy" once the notebook is open.

I've added a simple bookmark with a metal charm to the spine of the notebook too.

I had to try cross stitching and it was so fun! Will definitely be making more of the cross stitched embellishments (in the tutorial Alla doesn't teach cross-stitching though :)))

The bunny is taken from the free cross-stitch pattern by Maria Brovko.  

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  1. Прекрасно! Обожаю вышивку в работах!!

  2. I'd like to see the tutorial, but your link just takes me to her Instagram page, which is in Russian, with no option to translate. Can you help, please?

    1. The tutorial is also in Russian, in a closed account on Instagram. I am not sure that this will be helpful to you :(


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