The prayer journal is 7 3/4" x 5 3/4"  It has a 1 3/4" spine and 100++ pages.
It has 3 signatures sewn to the cover with a 3-hole pamphlet stitch.  I loved making this cover!!  When I knew it was done I felt like I had created a beautiful garden patchwork full of color, texture, and sparkle.  :)  You will find that this journal is filled with lots of Scripture and space for journaling.

You can see a video here.

The journal is constructed using a heavy duty file folder on which I stitched a piece of cotton fabric. I then machine stitched the various fabric pieces onto the cover and embellished with lace, buttons, beads, embroidery, and trims. On the other side of the cover, I glued down Tyvek for reinforcement. On top of that, I glued down a piece of cheesecloth for added texture on the edges of the cover. Then I added 110# printed cardstock for the lining of the cover.   All the fabric and many of the trims used in the making of the cover came from the UK.

Papers used in the making of this journal: 26# Matte photo paper, vellum, 60# Matte photo canvas cardstock, 110# cardstock, 65# cardstock, parchment, and coffee-dyed copy paper.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me!  

"In the Garden" Vintage Prayer Journal


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