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October 5, 2012

Vintage Postcard Album

I've been stitch binding more journals this week and here's one I made using vintage postcards I had lying around.  I was inspired by a Vintage Postcard Journal created by Kara Haupt that I shared in my Friday Favorites last week.

Here's the binding: it's single sheet sewing using an exposed coptic stitch.  This particular method requires the use of four needles at once and it made my little brain hurt at first, but I finally figured it out. 

Most of the postcards are blank, so I can write notes on them, but a few have gorgeous handwriting, postmarks and stamps on their backs.

 Thanks for stopping by - I'll have more journals to share soon.


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At October 5, 2012 at 11:16 PM , Blogger 2amscrapper said...

I started collecting postcards as a child. What a great idea to bind them!

At October 6, 2012 at 3:18 AM , Blogger Sharon said...

Fantastic binding Ali & a great way to keep all your postcards together!!

At October 6, 2012 at 4:05 PM , Blogger butterfly said...

What a lovely object - the stitching is just gorgeous!
Alison x

At October 10, 2012 at 12:16 PM , Blogger Cathy L. Calamas said...

Well, I have been wanting to learn that coptic stitch but now you have me scared!! lovely book


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