weekly wrap up + embroidered book covers

I’m wrapping things up early this week because, to be honest, this week has sort of kicked my butt. There’s been all sorts of stress and drama, a towed car and my laptop died yesterday so I’m going to spend the weekend reloading and starting over from scratch on a lot of projects (hopefully my old data can be saved). With that in mind, here’s a virtual high-five to everyone for making it through a long week and I hope you all have wonderful weekend plans in store. Before I head out I wanted to share these beautiful embroidered book covers from Jessica Reed. Jessica embroiders directly onto the covers of vintage paperback books and sells them at her Etsy Shop, By Reed. I think these would be a sweet gift for someone who has a favorite book they’d like to commemorate. Click here to check out Jessica’s shop online and here to check out her work page.

Below is a summary of this week’s highlights:

  1. Dave says:

    Wow, those are nice. I saw the tweet about this and was not expecting what I see, which is nice too.

  2. Robin says:

    What an amazing idea! And a lovely way to preserve vintage paperbacks as art. I really like Jessica’s varied interpretations of images, with different stitchwork to match the vibe.

  3. Beautiful idea, so original.

  4. Mary says:

    Sorry you’ve had a lousy week. Be good to yourself this weekend.

  5. soooooo beautiful! This would be so cool with childrens books.

  6. These are just beautiful. I thought I’d do the same with some vintage postcards my dear Dad left us and now I feel inspired! :-)

  7. hena tayeb says:

    I love them. They are so pretty.


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