Pinterest is dangerous

I could spend hours (and sometimes do) looking at Pinterest.

The creativity and ideas are just stunning…

The trick, though, is to not get bogged down in LOOKING and use it as a springboard for DOING.

Today I took advantage of a little free time and did just that.

I found this pin:

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And I thought that the cover would be really nice for my bible.

I followed the link to the blog where there were some samples (so pretty!)

And then I remembered the fat quarters I had in my drawer that were originally going to be napkins but Big Girl and I decided they were too pretty to be napkins.  So, they were just waiting to be used…

Hmmm…

I wonder if they’d be big enough for a bible cover?

I pulled up the website where this project was and tried to figure out how to make it without spending money on a pattern. I mean, it’s basically a rectangle, right? How hard could it be?

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So, I fiddled and pinned (and called Mom to talk it through) and finally figured it out.

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It fits perfectly!

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If I’d had a little more fabric, I would’ve made the insides a little longer, but I think it is good enough.

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Now, I wonder what else I can make that I find on Pinterest?!?