Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Notebook Holders

Looking for a quick and easy sewing project that makes an awesome gift? I have been whipping these pen and notebook holders up lately and loving how they have been turning out. The pattern is from This and That and is called "Just a Note." The intention is to make a patchwork top out of a charm pack. I changed the pattern a bit and just used one piece of fabric for the top. Instead of using a charm pack, I used fabric from my stash.
When I make the inside small pocket,  I stitch a spot for a pen. Or in some cases spots for crayons or colored pencils.
I bought the notebooks from Target, but also recently spotted them at Sam's Club. I also purchased a pack of ball point pens from Target.
These are such a fun project. I just love putting together sets from my scraps and watching them come together. And I don't know anyone who doesn't enjoy receiving something so cute and practical. They really are as much fun to give as to receive.

I am linking to these wonderful parties this week.
Today's Creative Blog
Making the World Cuter
The Sweet Talk Shop


Steph @ Crafting in the Rain said...

Cute fabrics!

Amy L said...

These are great! I just went on a road trip with my kids and printed off puzzles and gave them all clipboards. The clipboards were fine until the papers were loose in the van. I think I will make some of these to give as well! Thanks
~Amy @ Permanent Kisses

Q @ JAQS said...

These are so useful - great work on them. The fabric choices are fabulous as well :)

Love for you to share this at my Wednesday's "Made by ME" linky party here:

Melodee said...

so cute! I love the fabric combinations!

Our Delightful Home said...

These are too cute! I would love for you to Link up at my Linky Party via: www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

Mrs. Delightful

Pati @ A Crafty Escape said...

What a cute idea, my daughter would love this! Found you on Southern Lovely's Show & Share!

Stephanie said...

I love these! My grandma made one for me when I was young and it was so much fun! You used so many cute fabrics! I think it's great you can give them to anyone of all ages! Thanks for linking up to the Stache Party! I featured this! http://mylilpumpkinpatch.blogspot.com/2012/03/stache-party-features.html

Linda said...

These are just beautiful!! I "pinned" this. Thanks. I'm also your new follower and would love to have you come by and maybe follow back. Best wishes, Linda

Lisa ~ The SweetTalk Shop said...

Those are super cute! I love the colors and the look.
Thanks for linking up with SweetTalkin' Sunday!!

crafty gyrl said...

These are really too cute! I love the fabrics!

Tracy - {CraftJunkieToo} said...

Hi there -- thanks so much for sharing your project with us last week at Craft Junkie Too -- it is one of our featured favorites….so stop by and grab the featured me button if you'd like. :)http://www.craftjunkietoo.com/2012/03/tgif-link-up-party-48.html

CREATIVE M said...

WOW!These are Fabulous!Love it!!will try!TFS! New Follower!!

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