• Machine Embroidered Teacher Journal

    Machine Embroidered Teacher Journal Cover

    Machine Embroidered Teacher Journal by Ellen Osten Surely you know a teacher starting school again (or for the first time) this fall who needs a machine embroidered teacher journal cover. Whether your kiddos or grandkids are starting school with a new teacher or your friends or neighbors are teachers themselves, this machine embroidered journal cover is a must-make! It’s perfect for school teachers, music teachers or just about any kind of teacher. Traditionally, teachers were gifted a nice shiny apple on the first day of school. This practice began in the 1700s, when teachers were actually paid by families in apples (or potatoes) for their work. Now the apple is…

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    Easy Journal Cover Tutorial

    As an end of the year “Thank You” to a teacher or a great little gift for a friend, this journal cover is quick and easy to make! I have always received a great response from giving these little journals as gifts. This took me about an hour and a half, start to finish. Here is what I used: 3 coordinating fabrics:  Ticking Stripe, Chalkboard in Green and Allover Tags from the ABC Primer line by Wilmington Prints Warm and Natural® Batting Sulky 30 wt Cotton Blendables® #4009 Foliage and #4017 Lime Sherbet Sulky PolyLite™ #1128 Dark Ecru Spiral notebook Sulky KK 2000 Temporary Spray Adhesive Black Frixion™ pen Clover® Wonder Clips Begin…