by dailylaundry 08 Jul 2021

Eight year old Granddaughter, Vivian came to visit today while I was working on some Bachelorette Party gifts. She asked if I would make a mini-notebook cover for her and of course, I said "Certainly!". She picked out the vinyl she wanted, and the thread color. She loves blue (notice the fingernail polish!) and turtles - so this was the result. Thanks for taking a look! (PS: I am still recovering from Shingles - not any fun). Hugs to all, Laura

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by asterixsew Moderator 15 Jul 2021

Love this and that you made it with your grand daughter. She has a great choice of colour.
Hope the shingles vanishes fast its truly horrible

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 16 Jul 2021

Thank you, Caroline! It is always fun to craft with Vivian! The Shingles are getting better - not gone yet, but I can feel an improvement! Thanks bunches! Laura

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by arisann 15 Jul 2021

I would like to know also where you aquired the pattern, would love to try making this. it really looks nice!

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 15 Jul 2021

I'll send you a PM! Thanks again!

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by arisann 15 Jul 2021

Hi this is so sweet, great job, hope and praying shingles will heal soon, May The Lord Bless You! Hugs

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 15 Jul 2021

Thank you so much!! Hugs!

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by peafarm 11 Jul 2021

Love that notebook cover size. Did you digitize it? The font is lovely also. I have a note further down on someone's comment on the vinyl. I love the turtles and I just plain love vinyls to stitch on. I know she loved it.

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 11 Jul 2021

Oh, no, Patti, I didn't digitize it. But it is a simple design. Vivian has an affinity for turtles. She tells me she wants to be a Vetinarian when she grows up! She loves crafting also and had me make her a sewing kit of her own. Thanks!!

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by sebsews 11 Jul 2021

Adorable! Where did you get the pattern for the notebook? I have the font in my cart.

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 11 Jul 2021

Thank you, Suzanna! I'll send you a PM. Hugs to you!!

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by genin 10 Jul 2021

What a beautiful notebook cover, where do you buy your vinyl ?

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 10 Jul 2021

I bought this sheet in an ocean set from kjtwins on Etsey. But, it takes a while to receive their things. They had a sale and I was willing to wait. But, when I need something quicker, I buy a lot on Amazon and My Punk Embroidery. Hudson's Textiles is a good resource too. Hugs to you!!

peafarm by peafarm 11 Jul 2021

I love the turtles. Seems I can't find cute vinyl's either that I don't want to spend an arm and a leg for. That is a good size notebook cover. Love it.

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by sonjapotgieter 09 Jul 2021

Stunning!! Great work and design!!!

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 09 Jul 2021

Thank you, Sonja - it is a fun design to stitch out!

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by crafter2243 Moderator 09 Jul 2021

Love it. You sure managed to get her favorite themes put together. The result is very elegant. I hope you are feeling a lot better soon.

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 09 Jul 2021

Thank you, Angie! It was fun introducing Vivian to my new embroidery machine! She was very impressed! Bunches of hugs to you! Laura

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by dragonflyer 09 Jul 2021

Great job...I can't believe Vivian is eight years old... I remember when she was born!

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 09 Jul 2021

Kim, Vivian will turn 9 on August 2!!! Time does have a way of flying by!!! Thanks bunches, Laura

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by basketkase 09 Jul 2021

Laura, this is beautiful.....what a great project!

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 09 Jul 2021

Thank you Vicki - fun little project with a very happy Granddaughter! Hugs, Laura

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by 02kar Moderator 09 Jul 2021

Ohhh, you are such a wonderful grandmother! You did a beautiful job too. I'm so sorry you are still struggling with Shingles. I'm surprised you are able to get much done with that chronic pain.

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 09 Jul 2021

Thank you, Karen - I am only doing a little stitching - that is all I am good for right now. Looking forward to when I can get out and get my Shingle shot and not have to contend with this again!! Lol - I truly shouldn't complain as my case isn't as bad as many go through! Hugs and thanks, Laura

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by pennifold 09 Jul 2021

Hi Laura, Vivian’s work is beautiful and I LOVE the colour.
On another note I’m so sorry to read you are still suffering from Shingles. How long does the virus last in a body? Prayers for you to recover soon. Love Chris

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 09 Jul 2021

Thanks Chris. Shingles last between 3 and 6 weeks!! It is painful, burning, itchy and fatiguing and I wouldn't wish it on anybody. But, I don't think my case is as bad as many others get. I am only into my second week so, I just need to live with it for a while. I am trying to do a little stitching each day. Thank you again!!! Hugs, Laura

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by toogie edited 08 Jul 2021

You know how much I do love these covers you are able to make. I bet your family love that you got that new machine too!
I wasn't able to find the notebooks like those used here at my local Walmart, just the flip top notebooks.
Hope you feel better soon!

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dailylaundry by dailylaundry 08 Jul 2021

Thank you, Toogie! Next time you are in Walmart - look again - maybe they were just out of them. I noticed that many digitizers are offering the same design. Vivian thought my new machine was really "cool". She is definitely a "crafty" type person - which makes me very happy! Thanks again and hugs, Laura

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