that is making books…not the type that leads to money changing hands in relation to fast moving  horses and suchlike…

Anyway on to the real point of this. I have been trying some more things…no actually i have been trying the same things some more…

the first thing is making fabric art bracelets. the last one i posted was for me and I have been wearing it it is getting a little bit frayed and worn, which is not a bad thing it looks quite intentional so that is ok but i decided to refine the process of making them as I enjoyed making it.

So here are the results, this one was entirely fabric not based on leather like mine…I was in a slightly orange mood…

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It is difficult to show the texture but i tried:

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I have put this one up in my new Extemporise Folksy shop…I just hope someone loves it as much as loved making it 🙂 http://folksy.com/items/4396105-cuff-bracelet-in-orange-and-neutral-fabrics-and-laces

The second new craft i revisited recently is making books, I wanted to cement my new hand sewn book skills and try out some ideas i had for a fabric cover. this one is the same construction as the last one, with hand stitched pages sewn around slips to allow the cover to move. I forgot to take pictures of the process as i do it…but i promise I will on the next one.

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I still need practice in both of these crafts, but i am having lots of fun learning 🙂

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