covered in cloth? I sure do. There is something about
textiles that just soften a home.
I don't see them very often where I live and they can be costly
to collect a large number of them like in the photo above.
used string or thread to sew the fabric so it would
stay on the book and protect it. I remember doing the same with
brown paper grocery bags when I was in
school but of course they just slipped on.
travels for a few years and had a nice assortment.
I decided I'd like to have several in a small antique cupboard
in the living room so I got out several of my
favorite brown reproduction fabrics similar to
what folks would have used in early times and started
sewing them on. I roughed them up after they were on the books
but was careful not to harm the books. You could
age them too a bit but I was too lazy!
of extra interest and a lot less money involved for the look.
The darling x-stitched pinkeep on my dolls lap
was gifted me by my good friend Kelley Belfast.
She stitched a Z for Zoe on the back. One of my very favorite keepsakes
made with loving hands by a dear friend. Lori