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Personalized Picture Book

personalize a picture book for a baby gift! • Posted by ZanyDays

You will need

Project Budget


1 h 30


Pretty Easy
Medium picturebook Medium picturebook2



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    I used an old pair of my husband's jeans to make 4 rectangular scraps.

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    I cut two equally sized scraps of batting.

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    I cut my shapes out of some random scraps I have lying around.

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    I placed the shapes on the denim where I needed them to be. Be sure to position them around the 1/4 inch seam so that they don't get caught during sewing.

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    Pin and Sew

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    Placement for sewing: Batting, denim right side up, denim right side down. Make certain that all of your edges are lined up. Missing an edge is so very annoying!

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    Sew around the edge in a basting stitch, making certain to backstitch at the beginning and end. Leave on end open for turning.

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    Gently turn it right side out.

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    Top stitch around, folding under the edge you left open for turning.

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    Stack the two pages on top of each other and sew straight down the middle, being careful to catch both pages. Use a denim needle since you are essentially stitching through 4 layers of denim and 2 layers of batting. It's rather thick.

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