The covers are mat board covered with a leaf inclusion mulberry paper. PS I would not use this paper again for this structure... the leaves are very dry and keep flaking with the least provocation.
I used 4 ply waxed linen thread in a mauve tone and a dark brown.The coptic stitching is in the brown.
PS: I was in a cleaning/organizing mood yesterday and started working in my old upstairs art room and came across a treasure trove of die cuts... this was one of them. Had fun organizing them again and putting them in with my other die cuts. BIG GRIN
Used my electronic cutter to cut the word Cherish (Quietfire Design) - although this word doesn't seem to have been released yet... from 110# white cardstock and while it was still on my mat, stamped it with Impression Obsession "Bubbles" cover a card stamp and Perfect Medium. Removed the word and clear embossed. Then pressed a Distress pad "Vintage Photo" onto the word, and then "Broken China", and clear embossed. Love the look. Adhered to my cover with white glue using a small Quilling glue bottle - it has a needle tip opening...
On the inside the covers are covered with a thin purple/gold swirl mulberry paper. This time I covered my covers prior to sewing, sometimes I cover up the sewing afterwards...
Click on any image to enlarge. Enjoy
And it fits for these challenges:
Our Creative Corner Monthly Sept - Forgotten things or techniques (the die cut, and the embossing powders, had to dig in the back of my drawer for them...)
Lil Red Wagon #200 Polka Dots (decorates the word)
Simon Says Stamp Challenge Anything Goes
Aud Sentiment #88 put a sentiment on it
Totally Gorjuss #199 texture
Corrosive Challenges #182 all about fall
Pan Pastel UK #35 spots & dots (decorates the word)