Coptic Stitch Art Journals

I took a break from blogging this past month, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been playing.  Recently my two favorite art journals filled up, so I had to make more and I’ve been hoarding old children’s books for just such an occasion.  I like the bright colors and the artwork that often adorn the covers of children’s books.  Usually the insides are covered with scribbles and torn pages, so I don’t feel so badly about tearing them apart.  Once I had the covers torn off of The Real Mother Goose book pictured below, I washed and sealed it before I stitched in my favorite art paper.

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I found a Peter Rabbit book that was in good condition and made two books out of the wonderful pages.  It did not require any cleaning.

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Who doesn’t love the illustrations of Beatrix Potter?  I used a couple of different colors of thread to match the color to the pages I chose for the front.

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If you are interested in making your own I would encourage you to check out SeaLemon’s Youtube channel.  I learned how to Coptic stitch by watching her great tutorial which you can see HERE.  Thanks for stopping by!

 

About Sam

A lover of crafts and art trapped in the mind of an accountant. My dream is to someday be set free of the cubicle prison. Meanwhile, I craft and I create to set my mind free.
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