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Folded Fabric Book

Folded books 

I wanted to share another writing project we did. I have to say I love these folded fabric books!! They were really simple and easy to do. The hardest part is writing on fabric. These were a project out of The Elemental Journal by Tammy Kushnir. I have mention this book before, when we made bark books.

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I really think the sky is the limit with this. You could write a letter to someone, a poem your child has written, paint a nature painting, embroidery, etc.

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In keeping things simple (I think in makes crafting with others, it is nicer when it is easy) I just tore 'paper' from muslin. I did not sew the edges. I figured others could do that if they wanted to. Cut fabric for the cover and hand stitched the two together along the top. Fold up the center piece and then fold the cover closed.

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We found chalk pastels work lovely on the fabric, so do gel pens. If you make a mistake (as Chloe did above), you can cut out a piece of fabric, paint the word on the fabric and stitch it over the misspelled word. That is what we plan to do. Thank you Tammy for this amazing idea xoxo


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Dear Clarice, I absolutely LOVE these!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful fabric books! You and the girls did a great job! I will have to purchase the Elemental Journal! Love, Paula


so simple
so pretty
so thoughtful


Hi Clarice! These are just absolutely beautiful. And I love how personalized they can be. This book is HIGH on my wish list. Thanks for sharing your creativity!!! xoxo Theresa

Tracey McBride~Frugal Luxuries™

These are charming and such a good idea to use them as permanent letters to friends Clarice!


I too love the simplicity of this. Another heirloom quality keepsake that looks easy and fun to make!

Blessings, Debbie

Tierney Barden

Clarice, these are so charming and sweet. I can't wait to get out my supplies and whip some up! I'm always looking for beautiful, simple, fast projects for my fabric & paper scraps. Thanks, and enjoy your holiday weekend!

Sharon D.

I love these Clarice! They are so charming. I also like the Bark Books you made. Oh a Bark Book with fabric pages of animal illustrations and quotes, too cute!

Gumbo Lily

Fun idea.
Sometimes we need a fresh idea for writing, don't we?


Such a fun idea.

Emily Fay

Oh! I am going to have to definitely do this with my girls! They would love this! What a wonderful idea and the little fabric books turned out so pretty!


Dear Clarice,

These are so fun! You've given me lots of fun craft ideas, yet again. :)



Linda Colantino

Great idea...I needed a way to add something to a memory book for a friend who is turning 65 and this will be great! Thanks!

Julie Nease

Too cute! I can't wait to make some of these.

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