Amy Butler 005MK Memory Keepers - Fabric Photo and Keepsake Files & Journal and Photo Album Slipcovers
with keepsake front pockets and instructions for cover image snap-ons and grommets with ties!
Materials List for the 8 3/4² x 12² Photo File
1/2 yard of ticking striped fabrics for the Back Panel, Front Flap
and Inside Pocket.
1/2 yard of a coordinating vintage inspired midsize floral fabric
for the Front Panel.
1/8 yard of a thin striped fabric for the Interior Flap.
NOTE: Any leftover fabric from this Photo File can be used for the other Memory
Keepers in this pattern.
3 ct. 1/2" grommets
3/4 yard of coordinating 1/2" (or smaller) ribbon.
A piece of cardboard or thick posterboard measuring 8 3/4" x 12"
for reinforcing the Photo File.
Materials List for the 5" x 7" Photo File
1/4 yard of ticking stripe fabric for the Exterior and Interior
Pockets and the Back Panel
Large scraps for the Flaps: - a midsize floral for the outside
a thin stripe for the linings
2 ct. 1/2" grommets
3/4 yard of coordinating 1/2" (or smaller) ribbon
A piece of cardboard or thick posterboard measuring
4 3/4² x 6 3/4² to reinforce the Photo File.
Materials List for the PhotoAlbum Slipcover with Keepsake Pocket
1/2 yard of medium to large floral or botanical fabric for Front Panel.
1/2 yard of awning stripe or checked fabric for the Back Panel.
1/4 yard of ticking stripe fabric for the Pocket.
1/8 yard of a medium sized floral for the Pocket Flap.
4 ct. 1/2" grommets
2 buttons (I used two different vintage buttons) 1/2" diameter.
10" of a natural colored cotton string (for the pocket closure)
3/4 yard of 1/2" ribbon (or smaller)
Pencil or fabric chalk
NOTE: these materials above are based on slipcovering a 7 1/2" x 10" photo album with a 2" spine.
Materials List for the Book/Journal Slipcover with Cover Image Snap-On Tag
1/2 yard of ticking or awning stripe for the Cover.
1/8 yard of ivory or natural colored pre-quilted fabric for the Snap-On Tag.
A scrap of ivory or natural colored smooth finish cotton 3" x 3 1/4".
1/8 yard of natural colored pre-snapped twill tape.
A photo or graphic of your choice. (baby picture, loved ones, or title)
One sheet of 8 1/2" x 11" heat transfer/iron on paper. (to run through your home printer or at your copy shop). In advance of making your Journal Tag, have your photo or graphic printed to size on your heat transfer/iron on paper.
NOTE: these materials above are based on slipcovering a 6" x 9" journal with a 2" spine.
Recommend, with Modifications This is a major update to my review. I had made this pattern up previously (see below) as a teacher gift did not like the results. I decided to do a close comparison to the updated version found in her In-Stitches book. The size is much more practical, and some of the construction problems were addr more...