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a type of scrapbook for sewing inspiration
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Date: 7/9/12 11:30 AM

Scrapbookers have been talking about "smash" books. It's a free form type of scrapbook where they put anything and everything they want to keep.

Often a Moleskin notebook is used (but you can use anything you'd like). I thought it would be fun to start one to put little sketches of outfits i see that I like, fabric swatches, patterns I want to try, etc.

Here's the commercial video that got me thinking about how cool this would be for sewing:
Smash Books

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Subject: Smash books Date: 7/9/12 2:29 PM

Kinda like an inspiration board, only in a book!

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Subject: Smash books Date: 7/9/12 2:38 PM

I think it was GLButterfly (I might be wrong) that pointed me out to Fashionary. It works the same way, but you have A LOT of information at your fingertips specifically for sewing and fashion design.

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Date: 7/9/12 2:42 PM

I'll check it out - thanks!


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Subject: Smash books Date: 7/9/12 2:57 PM

Thanks for reminding me I needed to do a review on it, too!

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Date: 7/9/12 7:17 PM

Quote: Sew Ducky
I think it was GLButterfly (I might be wrong) that pointed me out to Fashionary. It works the same way, but you have A LOT of information at your fingertips specifically for sewing and fashion design.

Nope, it wasn't me, but thanks for the mention. LOL

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Subject: Smash books Date: 7/9/12 7:33 PM

Well, heck. Which one of you was it then? Maggie? I know it was in chat!

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Date: 7/9/12 7:39 PM

My guess would be Maggie, cause that's who came to mind when I read your post.

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Subject: Smash books Date: 7/9/12 9:02 PM

Whoever it was, I need to thank them. It's been a pretty awesome tool.

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Date: 7/10/12 1:34 AM

Smash books - kind of like Pinterest, but "old school". Everything old is new againI'm not familiar with fashionary, but it sounds good. I'll have to check it out.

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