The big Quiet Book project!!!

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The big Quiet Book project!!!

Post by Claire » Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:46 am

Who wants to join in? This is set to become my latest obession.... I've even been dreaming about it :smt044 :twitch:

It all started when Erica-Jane (the one to blame) shared this:
http://craftedition.blogspot.com/2010/0 ... ature.html

I've been meaning to do one since DS1 was little... and now is the hour! I figure its the PERFECT christmas present for my book obsessed 2 year old.

I've already bored my family talking about it... spent farrrrr to much time looking at inspirational blogs... and spent farrr to much money on 'supplies'
I'm generally obsessed with this project!!

anyone wanna join in? I need more people to talk about this with :rotfl:

here's some more links for inspiration..
http://homemadebyjill.blogspot.com/sear ... iet%20book
http://quietbook.blogspot.com/
http://thecraftingchicks.com/2009/09/quiet-book-i.html
http://homemadebyjill.blogspot.com/2009 ... -book.html
http://craftychiclyric.blogspot.com/200 ... -book.html

edited .. cause it's a quiet book not a quite book :smt005 ... man I am SO blonde sometimes 8-[
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Re: The big Quite Book project!!!

Post by growingclothie » Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:54 am

wow that first one is amazing! I have seen them with just a few pages before, but that one must be huge
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Re: The big Quite Book project!!!

Post by ariayla » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:01 am

Oh I've been thinking about this too recently. I remeber the one I made at High School, I had so much fun making it!!

I am so in...those links are exceptional, great motivation and ideas.

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Re: The big Quite Book project!!!

Post by littlejo » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:07 am

Wow!! I've been wanting to make one of these for ages too, but always too many things to do.

I reckon I'd have to make at least 2 though - DS is sure to want one if DD gets one, even if he's a bit on the older side for it. Although some things (eg shoe lacing) are more up his alley.
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Post by j-j » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:13 am

WOW!!!!!!!!!

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Re: The big Quite Book project!!!

Post by ClareBear » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:32 am

Wow, thanks for that awesome link! I so wanna make one, its something I've dreamed about too :lol: - now is not the time for me though so won't be joining you right now - have too many other things on my to-make list. Definitely bookmarking the link for future reference though :D
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Re: The big Quite Book project!!!

Post by ditto » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:38 am

Our church has quite a stack of these and I always wonder who made them and think of the hours it must have taken - they're very detailed.
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Post by beccahv » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:39 am

Oh I want to do one too but I think it may be beyond my time/talent :? !!
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Re: The big Quite Book project!!!

Post by Squidlets Mum » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:45 am

wow that's fantastic!

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Post by Happychik » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:52 am

OMG those are fantastic, I've saved all the links, now if only I had some time to make one!!
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Re: The big Quiet Book project!!!

Post by miggs » Tue Aug 31, 2010 1:02 pm

A Quite book has been on my to do list for years :oops: but I'm nearly ready to tackle on I think though a bit scared of all the fiddly sewing 8-[ :lol:
If you look on etsy they have heaps of pdf patterns on there for them too :wink:
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Re: The big Quiet Book project!!!

Post by missymoomoo » Tue Aug 31, 2010 1:16 pm

I have been meaning to make one of these since Cara was born, I think I might have to tackle it.

Margaret I have heaps of those pattern on Etsy on my favourites too :D
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Re: The big Quiet Book project!!!

Post by meow » Tue Aug 31, 2010 1:20 pm

I bought one from a little craft shop a few years ago for about $30.
It was worth so much more, all the time and effort put it.

I thought about making one, then found the one I have and was relieved I didn't have to make one anymore :lol:
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Re: The big Quiet Book project!!!

Post by louloulou13 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 1:57 pm

I'm in (surprise, surprise :wink: )
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Re: The big Quiet Book project!!!

Post by Megan » Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:03 pm

I am thinking about them constantly too :lol: .
I want to know the nuts and bolts stuff before I start though - what are people using for their pages? Cotton, felt? Are you using interfacing to stiffen them a bit, or cotton batting? How will you put it together at the end?

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