17 thoughts on “Make Your Own Handmade Book

  1. These are lovely! And the tutorial is very helpful – I’d love to try it sometime. The idea of getting these fabrics at IKEA is also a good one; I never thought about buying my fabrics there before but they indeed do have some pretty patterns!

  2. you are so clever, i love this. i havent made a handmade book in a really long time! now i want to make one!!

  3. Wow Jaclyn, I’m very impressed! Especially love the yellow one.
    Ronnie xo

  4. […] How to make your own book […]

  5. Alina

    wow. this is amazing!! I really want to try this. It seems so easy! thank you! :)

  6. Moriah

    Just made one and it came out great! Very easy. Thanks for the idea…I’m going to use it as part as a little gift.

  7. […] used a tutorial as a point of reference and then made up the rest. I punched an even number of holes (using a […]

  8. this is so great. i’ve seen diy’s for books before but really love the threading and fabric on this one! can’t wait to give this a try!

  9. These are amazing! I so want to try this, it looks really simple with your clear instructions, but looks so professional!

  10. I love this so much! I’m totally going to try it out once I finish the crochet project I’m on right now.

    Would it be okay if I sold the finished products I made like at a local craft fair or on etsy as long as credit is given to you from where I learned how to make these? If the answer is no than I won’t and I’ll just make them as gifts to close friends and family. =)

  11. Like your bookmaking!

  12. […] a simple binding method and the fabric & cardboard covers can be personalised however you like. Go here for the DIY. […]

  13. […] Make Your Own Handmade Books These cute little books use a simple binding method and the fabric & cardboard covers can be personalised however you like. Go here for the DIY. […]

  14. Alyssa

    Amazing! Absolutely amazing! I’m using it to present my science project. My teacher loves creative formats and this is just what I have been looking for! Thanks for the idea and easy to follow along instructions!

  15. Brittany

    How many pieces of paper did you use? This is such an adorable idea!

  16. […] Knowing next to nothing about the art, I went straight to Google. The best tutorial I saw was on thelateafternoon.com although my book is not going to be a scrap book so the idea of using cardboard, even […]

  17. i did `once` make a book – i was studying textile and ceramics at College – i am inspired and will have another go

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