Make Your Own Handmade Book

21 Mar



Ready to make your own handmade book? These are the perfect size for jotting down notes or making a compact scrapbook. All you need are a few supplies, including a pretty patterned fabric. I like using thick canvas fabrics (iKea has some good ones!) for a sturdy, finished look. Enjoy!

17 Responses to “Make Your Own Handmade Book”

  1. Naomi den Besten 21. Mar, 2012 at 5:29 am #

    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. gabrielle 21. Mar, 2012 at 5:50 pm #

    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. Pink Ronnie 22. Mar, 2012 at 3:58 am #

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

  4. Alina 31. Mar, 2012 at 12:06 am #

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

  5. Moriah 04. Apr, 2012 at 1:56 pm #

    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.

  6. Ali Thompson 06. Jun, 2012 at 3:49 am #

    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!

  7. Kate 07. Jun, 2012 at 12:41 pm #

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

  8. theyarnbunny 05. Sep, 2012 at 4:48 pm #

    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. =)

  9. Patricia 29. Aug, 2013 at 9:06 am #

    Like your bookmaking!

  10. Alyssa 31. Mar, 2014 at 8:40 pm #

    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!

  11. Brittany 24. Jun, 2014 at 5:30 pm #

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

  12. anne 30. Dec, 2014 at 4:23 am #

    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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