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Thread: Storing Weight Watcher's Books in Moda's Bookkeeper

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    Senior Member gailmitchell's Avatar
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    I love this little bookkeeper that I first saw on the Moda Bake Shop website. I made one for a friend's kindle and then I thought with a few small adjustments to the pattern, it would be perfect to make to store my Weight Watcher books, logs and flyers.

    I have blogged about the bookkeeper and the adjustments for the Weight Watcher books here.

    http://quilt-knit-run-sew.blogspot.c...ookkeeper.html

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    That is really nice, great job!

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    That is a great idea and you did a wonderful job on it.
    WW has so many booklets and stuff, you need a place for it all.

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    What a great idea. And so colorful and pretty. Much nicer than the ones they sell.

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    LOVE this! Beauty and Function...it doesn't get any better, does it! Great Job, just looking at this colorful piece makes my eyes HAPPY! Thanks for sharing.

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    :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
    I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT :) :)
    SOOO CUTE :) :)
    AND SOOO USEFUL :) :)
    DID I SAY I LOVE IT !!!!!!
    bopeep

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    You are so imaginative! :thumbup:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rose Marie
    That is a great idea and you did a wonderful job on it.
    WW has so many booklets and stuff, you need a place for it all.
    And I've started and restarted so many times, it's shameful. And each time is a different set of books and pamphlets. What a great way to used small pieces. Good job.

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    What a sweet holder. Love the striping(sp) pattern.

    So, has WW been successful at all and what about maintenance? Just curious.

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    I'm a WW lifetime member from way back. But over the years, the weight came back on and I guess you could call me a yoyo dieter. I rejoined WW at the beginning of August. I was true to the program for about 6 weeks. I logged everything I ate in the tracking book. I attended the meetings. I tried the recipes. I discussed strategies with my WW leader.

    After 6 weeks I lost about 8 pounds. It seemed to go off slow, but all of a sudden, I was fitting into some pants that I got on sale the year before and all my clothes were just a bit more comfortable to wear, ie: not so tight. I was amazed. After the first 6 weeks,i I relaxed a bit and didn't track the food in the log but I was watching what I ate and counted points in my head. I just go once a month to get weighed and I now have lost a total of 15 lbs.

    On the internet, there are lots of free resources like electronic point tracking spreadsheets, ww recipes with point values etc.

    So the bottom line is, it worked for me, but it comes off slowly.

    I was thinking of trying to take off another 5 lbs by taking the log out and start to track again, even if it's for a month.

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    Wow, so cute. Love your color choices and your decorative stitches as well. Looks like it was fun to make.
    Thanks for sharing,
    lots2do

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    You have just inspired me! I am going to make a computer bag.

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    I love it!!! Very Pretty :D:D:D

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    I am going to make one, it's sew cute.

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    Love it!

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    WOW-the colors are so uplifting. I Love it. I just rejoined WW for the ***th time. I lost 9 lbs the first week. It kinda took me for a surprise. Hope this week shows "some" loss. My friend and I were just saying we needed to make a holder for the WW books. (they want't $39.00 for theirs, although it was filled with books,like the 3 month journal and the eating out book, which I don't use) Might make one of these tonight.

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