Journal Sketchbook

Journal / Sketchbook

Repurpose paper scraps, fabric and yarn to create your own personal journal or sketchbook. All you need is some stationery, card stock or construction paper, fabric, yarn, a hole punch and scissors.

STEP 1

Cut and stack multiple rectangular shaped sheets of paper.   Used here are 8.5” x 11” pieces of stationary and one piece of card stock (black) cut in half for the journal/book cover.

STEP 2

Stack sheets evenly, fold in half and punch holes along the center crease. Lace yarn through the holes and tie securely.

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STEP 3

Wrap fabric around the outer layer (cardstock) and glue or tape down on one side of the book only!

STEP 4

Fold the book closed and proceed to finish adhering the fabric to the other side of the cover.

Step 4
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Now you have a multipurpose handmade book!!

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