They are great to make in a bunch and then have on hand for quick presents along with a set of highlighters, or fancy pens. This creates the pouches for the cover of the journal. One fat quarter or yardage of coordinating fabric for the lining. I use one for my journal, one for my sewing journal, one to carry with me to take notes or jot down ideas in. Composition book i bought some smaller ones at target and a bunch of the traditional kind at my local grocery store. I made him a star wars one as part of his easter gift. Cover large or mini composition with fabric just using modge podge. How to turn a composition notebook into a stylish diy journal. This video tutorial shows how to decorate a handcrafted cover for a basic composition notebook. Sep 21, 2011 fabric composition notebook cover tutorial filed under. Sep 21, 2011 see the paper covered composition book tutorial for how to add paper to the inside coverjust measure, cut, spray adhesive, and smooth over the inside cover. I use my own composition book for storing business information, blog post ideas, website logins, etc. Although i do appreciate them and their black and white marble exis.
Book cover tutorial 52 ufo quilt block pick up composition book covers are wonderful. Its a great back to school project, but you can also use it to add color and pattern to books on a. The felt composition book cover and zippered pouch pictured below are one of four sets i made for my oldest children. The easy way of covering a composition book with watercolor paper ready for painting and personalizing any way you like. Snappy composition book cover fabric covered notebook. Recycled jeans messenger bag with a jeans hem flap. Add a pocket to the front to hold a selection of pens and pencils. Book cover tutorial 52 ufo quilt block pick up patchwork. Simply spray the entire wrong side of paper you are using with the spray adhesive.
Its designed to cover a composition book, which measures 9 34 x 7 12 and has a nice firm outer. Jul 05, 2017 this post will show you how to cover mini notebooks with fabric in 10 minutes or less. You will need 3 different fat quarters or fabric scraps, some matching thread for topstitching, and a standard sized marble notebookcomposition book about 9 34 x 7 12. Layer and glue the pieces of the wolf face together, and glue the wolf face to the front of the felt covered notebook. Jan 16, 2020 learn how to cover a composition notebook and create a personalized notebook or diary. Sep 02, 2010 char, this is a great, simple tutorial with a great outcome. Fabric book covers are ideal for textbooks and planners too. Cut 3 pieces of fabric, 4 18 x 21 sew fabric together along long edges. Make a quick diy journal cover with just 12 a yard of fabric, by butterfly threads quilting. Adult sewing, fabric, gift ideas, home decor sewing, sewing, tutorials for some reason i cannot quite put my finger on, we are having quite the babysplosion this august and september around these parts, its raining babies i tell you. How to cover a large composition notebook for scrapbooking. A journal or notebook is a great way to record your new undertakings.
I took a stretched canvas and covered it with a fabric. How to cover a composition notebook with fabric youtube. Learn how to spruce up a dull notebook with craft paper. Revamped composition notebookfor all the teacher i know that have covered interactive notebooks.
Tutorial and pattern for composition notebook cover not a finished product this is a pdf download make this gorgeous cover that will accommodate a standard composition book 7. Well, a few days ago i went bananas and started covering all of my thrift store and yard sale hardback books with fabric. Becky from patchwork posse shows how you can make a fabric cover for a plain composition book, turning it into a pretty journal. Cut a piece of felt slightly larger than the cover of the composition book and use the low temperature hot glue gun to glue the felt to the outside cover of the notebook. Learn tips and techniques, from beauty and the stampers jean piersanti. How to make a quilted composition notebook cover youtube. I was actually given one by a friend several years ago, and i adore it. The allimportant unicorn horn is actually a bookmark for the composition book. Jul 15, 20 today i am sharing my tutorial for these quilted composition book covers over at riley blake designs cutting corners. I would add to pay particular attention to the edges and make sure they are firmly glued down. I just bought one of these composition notebooks to personalize for my son. Journal covers make great gifts and are a superfun way to use fabric scraps. Jan 08, 2019 if youre a notebook and planner junkie, youre going to love making this easy diy notebook cover for all of your cute notebooks. Find the method, style and skill level you want from this free sewing video series we have curated for you.
Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a notebook journal in under 30 minutes by sewing with fabric. Fabric composition notebook cover tutorial smashed peas. Cover a composition book for a journal perfect to gift. How to sew a reusable face mask quick and easy tutorial with billettes. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. It is just so fun having a cute notebook to write in. Fabric covered notebooks and journals tutorial jacquelynne. Oct 25, 2018 for this tutorial, im covering a composition book to turn it into a daily writing or bullet journal. Composition book cover with elastic close tutorial sewing projects for kids series. This madeover composition notebook can be a daily journal, an exercise or food log, a gratitude journal, a study journal, a quote book, or anything you would like it to be. Simply hit the play button to watch the the first video within the series, scroll through the. Using rubber cement or the adhesive of your choice, glue the paper into the inside cover, overlapping the cover paper.
I made 2 last night and they turned out great i am so new to sewing and i found your site with all your tutorials and link to other tutorials friday night and i am addicted. Aug 16, 2016 turn an inexpensive notebook into a beautiful journal with my free pattern for a fabric covered notebook. Felt composition book cover tutorial blessings overflowing. I sell fabric covered composition notebook over on etsy. This book cover is for a textbook but you can use it on any hardcover book, journal, or binder. My tutorial is based off of this one by jennifer paganelli with a few modifications. Insert the front and back covers of the book into the pouches and you have a beautiful composition book cover. I made 3 tissue holders and 2 of the composition books so far. Jul 29, 20 a little over a year ago i shared the fabric covered book i made to put in our guest bathroom to class the joint up a bit.
Easy envelope flip book tutorial for beginners duration. Sew the ends closed at the top and bottom using ladder stitch. Sep 12, 2011 paper covered composition book tutorial supplies. You can also add a bookplate to further personalize this gift. The snappy composition book cover features a snapclosed cover, an elastic bookmark, and inside pockets. In anticipation of having a baby at the end of july, ive been trying to plan a few outdoor adventures with the kiddos before the baby comes. Snip ends of wire binding and uncoil the binding from the book. Composition books can be found where school supplies are sold. Composition books are a staple in back to school supplies, but disguise them in pretty fabric and they can infiltrate other areas in your life and serve a purpose at the same time. This is the exact method that i used to turn octobers gratitude embroidery pattern into a gratitude journal. Tagged composition notebook, create, creative, decoration, diy, fun, gift idea. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search.
If you would rather skip the glue, check out this quick video for a sewn book cover. Nine free tutorials for sewing journal, notepad, and book. How to cover mini notebooks with fabric sisters, what. Inexpensive, easy unicorn composition notebook tutorial. Jan 25, 2010 first get you a boring looking composition book measure your composition book. All those notebooks and pens and rolls of tape offered so cheaply by the discount stores. Snappy composition book cover fabric covered notebook tutorial. See the paper covered composition book tutorial for how to add paper to the inside cover just measure, cut, spray adhesive, and smooth over the inside cover. Stylish diy composition book cover fabulessly frugal. Karen overton, the quilt rambler, demonstrates in this workshoptutorial how to cover a simple composition notebook with quilted fabric. We love this idea for those well love novels that are looking a little rough around the edges.
The hardsided notebooks dont have to be just for school, though. So i thought id share this super easy and inexpensive diy with you. Aug 23, 2012 journal covers make great gifts and are a superfun way to use fabric scraps. One fat quarter or yardage of main fabric for outside of cover. The snappy composition book cover features a snapclosed cover, an elastic bookmark, and. One fat quarter or yardage of a second coordinating fabric for the flaps. Aug 08, 20 fabric covered note books and journals tutorial. I was just going to use plain ol cardstock and stencil something, but the fabric turned out great. How to cover a composition notebook with fabric by angie juda supplies. Trim any extra fabric left at the spine from the notch and you should have a neat finish.
If you dont want to freehand a unicorn horn yourself, i made a free, printable template for you to use to make the unicorn horn bookmark. Diane from butterfly threads quilting shares a tutorial at craftsy showing how you can make a composition book cover. A fun and easy way to spruce up a boring looking journal. Mar 26, 2018 nine of the best free sewing tutorials for sewing notebooks, journals and simple book covers. Journal cover for composition pad designed by snapdragon studios this pattern is for personal use only and should not be reproduced for sale to any third party. Apr 23, 2015 if you have a friend who is addicted to list writing, or who simply likes to take notes or keep a journal, these cute fabric covered composition notebooks make the perfect gift. Easy diy craft tutorial idea that makes a great handmade gift. Wrap any notebook in fun fabric to make a great journal or notebook for yourself that you will love. How to make a fabric journal cover in nine easy steps. Cute crafts crafts to do arts and crafts paper crafts composition notebook covers composition books journal jar fabric glue crafty kids. Dec 14, 2011 felt composition book cover tutorial i have been cranking out the homemade christmas gifts left and right, and i wanted to share my latest designs. As you use this notebook the edges take a beating and the paper will lift if not firmly secured.34 1040 639 317 996 1620 1199 1211 352 353 1278 38 392 1302 409 360 1529 79 166 1544 539 158 1603 537 1288 1060 1396 463 1181 289 106 387 718 451 1231