I cut into my Melody Miller Ruby Star Shining Cameo for the outer cover. I have to admit- it made me a little nervous! I also used some of my Madrona Road text print some of an Art Gallery fabric that I'm not sure how I acquired some time ago.
The pattern is Kwik Sew K3924. I picked it up at Hobby Lobby half price. At $19.98 it was way over-priced. I would have never paid full price for it and honestly, probably shouldn't have paid half price. The pattern was super easy to follow. I think that's why I felt it was over-priced. I tend to think that the more complex the pattern, the more expensive it should be. At least for me, I'd be more likely to pay more for something I couldn't figure out on my own. I'm off on a tangent now...
There are some pockets on the inside cover. I think I'd add a pen holder if I ever made this again. I might insert something like plastic template inside the front cover to make it more sturdy as well. I don't know.... I might decide to whip up a couple of these for Christmas gifts this year.
This last photo is of the center "spine" of the cover. I decided to use some of the text print, so I sat down to read it to decide if it had something I could use. When I came to this line, I about fell out of my chair. "And so she travelled across the land with her trusty sidekick Buster." It was perfect. You see, "Buster" is my little boy's alter ego. Buster the Dog, to be exact. Buster used to show up and stay around for days. These days, Buster doesn't make an appearance very often and if he does, he's only here for and hour or sometimes less. I will always have a soft spot for Buster, even after all the trouble I had trying to get a toddler pretending to be a dog for days on end to do anything human-like, including speaking.