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Welcome to Take Home Tuesdays at 2!

Each week we come to you LIVE on Facebook at 2 p.m. CST!
Do you ever 'misplace' your reading glasses or just need a pen handy when you are reading? Let's keep it together with our Book Buddy

Gather & Cut Fabric:
1 18 x 4 1/2" strip
1 4 1/2" x 5 1/2" block
1 5 1/2" x 6 1/2" block
1 2" piece of 1" elastic
Fold & Press rectangles in half right sides together along the 5 1/2" side on both rectangles.
Sew 1/4" around each rectangle leaving a small opening on one edge.
Turn rectangles inside out & press making sure to get corners to a point.
Stitch top of pocket:  one the shorter rectangle sew 1/8" across ONE of the short sides.
Make the band!  Fold 1/4" on each short end and press.
Fold & press your long strip in half!
Open strip & fold raw edges to the center pressed mark.
Insert elastic into each end of prepared strip & pin in place.
Sew 1/8" along the strap edge making sure to sew across the elastic edges.
Layer your rectangles bottom edges together centered on the strap.
Sew 1/8" inch around outside edges of large rectangle (this will go across the book buddy strap)
Sew up the center of pocket to make two setions!
Now - show us your finished Book Buddy!