Diy crafts to do crafts for teens to make easy crafts vegas strip make a book cover creative book covers fabric book covers driven by decor stitch witchery center stage. Not only can you make a book more personal, youll protect it from wear and tear. May 14, 2017 so there are 4 shorter pieces piece a for the side of the book cover, 2 larger pieces piece b for the side of the book cover and 1 middle piece piece c for the inside part resembling the part where the book pages are glues in a normal book which are all made with the swan yarn to resemble book pages. With the book closed, measure the distance from the outer edge of one cover, around the book to the outer edge of the other cover. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Fabric crafts sewing crafts sewing projects notebook covers journal covers make a book cover fabric book covers fabric books wie macht man with this easy tutorial for fabric book covers youre well on your way to starting off the school year on the right foot. Save your old bandanas and create a colorful fabric book cover.
Fashionable upcycled old book purse video tutorial diy. 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. Journal or book at least one cover needs to be flexible. Although i do appreciate them and their black and white marble exis. New foral series cotton fabric quilting patchwork fabric fat quarter bundles fabric for sewing diy crafts handmade bags 40x50cm 7pcslot green series 4. Sew a composition book cover fabric book covers, sewing. Follow these directions for making a fabric book cover and youll have a personalized book tote in no time.
Making your own fabric book cover is a super quick easy project. This book cover is for a textbook but you can use it on any hardcover book, journal, or binder. I dont know about you, but i love sewing for easter. Book cover free crochet pattern nickis homemade crafts. Yes, a good 9 years ago when i just started sharing my design and pattern in craft passion. Press book firmly down, checking to make sure the fabric is smooth and securely adhered to the book cover. Make an upcycled fabric book cover from candace jedrowicz and watch that old fabric come to life. No sew book cover with fabric fat quarters consumer crafts.
The size of the book cover can be adjusted to any size you need or prefer to fit any book or storage space needed. Cindys guest, jo packham from where women cook, demonstrates how to make book covers from riley blake fabrics. It might surprise you just how many types of crafts you can create. How to make diy fabric book covers book cover diy, fabric. How to make a reversible fabric book cover easy sewing for. How to make a school book cover out of a decorated gift bag how to cover your childs book with book cover made from a decorated gift bag.
This is a great back to school project to beautify and protect all your books and binders. Fabric textbook cover tutorial book cover diy, book crafts. Fabric book cover diy cover guest post craftionary. The fabric for the book cover flaps is folio 7755 71 cerulean blue by henry glass. May 24, 2019 diy sewing book cover pattern, sewing fabric book cover tutorial, beginners book cover sewing pattern the perfect pretty cover for journals, old books and albums. Free notebook cover sewing pattern on how to sew a book cover for your notebook. Fabric book cover tutorial cover some little notebooks for an easy gift quilting tips free motion quilting small sewing projects sewing crafts sewing tutorials sewing patterns patchwork patterns composition notebook covers a5 book. Dont toss old books when you decide to get a kindle or a nook, you can make fun crafts from them, to give as gifts or to decorate your home. Once the flaps are pinned, you need to sew along the edge of the remaining sides to create two pockets for the front and back covers.
Based in chelmsford the make it room offers a wide range of sewing and craft classes. Remove the book cover and open the pages until the first page meets the last. We simply want the half way mark so that we can line our ribbons up along this line. Sep 02, 2015 10 diy book cover ideas paper leatherbound books. You will start by removing a hard book cover from an old book. Instead of measuring and cutting the fabric, i simply glued the paper to the fabric and then cut afterward. Its artisan spirit shimmer 20256m by deborah edwards of northcott. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Im making one for a textbook, but you can use in on any hardcover book, journal, or binder. Free note book cover sewing pattern on how to sew a book cover for your notebook. No sew craft projects are perfect for anyone that loves easy fabric projects.
Use this book cover to dress up a paperback novel or any other book. Diy nosew fabric book and journal cover times with kai. 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. Layer the batting, front book cover, two pockets on each end raw edges out and fold facing in and backing on top, right sides facing, and pin all in place. The finished notebook cover measures 15 inches x 9 inches. Take your cover fabric and fold in half across the the width. Line up one piece of ribbon with one edge of the fabric. Place the 2 large pieces right sides together, and pin them. Carefully flipping the book over, while making sure the the spine keeps contact with the fabric, wrap the other side of the fabric around the front of the book. Diy sewing book cover pattern, sewing fabric book cover tutorial. Once it has been removed, you will trim off any excess pages or bits of paper and set it aside. This will create the two pockets to hold the covers of the book. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time.
How to make diy fabric book covers bite sized biggie. Press book cover back fabric in half lengthwise along the centerfold with wrong sides facing. Upcycle paper bags to create covers that turn your books into leatherbound classics. Now, you will measure 2 pieces of fabric to go on the sides of your book purse. One of the best things about book themed crafts is this is a wonderful way to share your love of the written word in a creative way. Set up your sewing machine with the dark thread, shorten the stitch length to 1.
How to make diy fabric book covers fabric book covers. It makes a perfect bible cover and will work for any other special books that someone carries often. Use bright colored fabric with easily distinguishable prints it will help books stand out so your child will never misplace a textbook. Lets do a little maths to calculate the actual fabric size that needed for sewing up the fabric book cover.
The notebooks come in handy to make a custom todo list of entire week tasks, to write down your monthly plans and also jot down the office notes and several different items. Jul 06, 2017 making your own fabric book cover is a super quick easy project. Use a crafts knife to cut along the template and slice through several pages. Apr 07, 2020 you will start by removing a hard book cover from an old book. Fits smallerthinner hardcover textbooks up to 8x10. Pin the flaps to the cover and gently remove the cover to finish sewing. Learn how to sew a fabric cover in this complete stepbystep sewing tutorial. Also turns a treasured book or a new journal into a great gift. Cut out the pattern pieces using the dimensions you just calculated.
Apr 23, 2020 the last step is to create pockets that the book cover can fit into on both ends to keep it in place. With the book closed, measure the distance from the outer edge. Debbie is an awardwinning seamstress and tailor who wrote sewing content for over 18 years for the spruce crafts. A fabric book cover is a fun sewing project and this tutorial will show. Oct 23, 2019 press book cover back fabric in half lengthwise along the centerfold with wrong sides facing.
Oct, 2011 press book firmly down, checking to make sure the fabric is smooth and securely adhered to the book cover. And the lining fabric has been in my stash for a while now. But better hurry, books may soon be replaced totally by. The book cover can be customfit to any size of book, so the first step is to take three measurements.
Once the flaps are pinned, you need to sew along the edge of the remaining sides to. Fuse the interfacing on the wrong side of the linen. This is because i cant guarantee a straight line on a fabric even with a ruler. Measure the journal from the edge of one cover, right around the spine of the journal. I will detail how i turned a gift bag into a homemade school textbook cover in the tutorial article below. Add 1 12 inches to this measurement 1 inch for seam allowances and 12 inch for ease. Choose fabric scraps for each element and cut out the pieces after attaching.
With this easy tutorial for fabric book covers and your favorite fabrics, youll kill two birds with one stone. Oct 25, 2018 the fabric for the book cover flaps is folio 7755 71 cerulean blue by henry glass. You can also find the video tutorial for this project, created by maureen wilson. Mar 22, 2019 supplies needed to make your own no sew book cover. You want about 34 inches extra fabric on each side of the book. It worked and i loved the result except for the fact that there are bubbles on the surface. Jul 22, 2015 a new school year is a great chance to help your kids personalities shine. You may have trouble trying to put a hard covered book into the cover. Zipped fabric book cover with handles the spruce crafts. A little fabric glue does the trick with this project but if you are comfortable enough with sewing, you can easily sew these as well. Fabric book cover with handles and zipper make a fabric book cover. Add your favorite scrapbook paper to the traditional paper bag cover to take it up a notch in the style department. Reuse your favorite fabric to cover and protect a book using the.
First lay your book on the fabric and measure your fabric. This book cover is for a textbook but you can use it on any hardcover book. Fabric book covers are a great way to turn any size of blank book such as a hard cover journal or composition book into a beautiful gift. The last step is to create pockets that the book cover can fit into on both ends to keep it in place. A fabric book cover is a fun sewing project and this tutorial will show you how to make one with pockets and handles that closes with a zipper. Diy sewing book cover pattern, sewing fabric book cover tutorial, beginners book cover sewing pattern the perfect pretty cover for journals, old books and albums. Jan 22, 2018 i kind of did things a bit differently. Notebooks or bullet journals can be really useful to have so why not make a cover for it. Fabric crafts sewing crafts sewing projects paper crafts fabric book covers notebook covers journal covers fabric journals handmade books mininotebookgift card holder fabric journal with pocket. Diy fabric book cover for back to school momtastic. Aug 15, 2018 wikihow is a wiki, similar to wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are cowritten by multiple authors. Place the book on the fabric cover and fold the pressed seams over to put the cover in place. An article of clothing tshirt, pajama top or bottoms, etc. Aug 14, 2016 journal or book at least one cover needs to be flexible.
The fabric book cover needs 2 flaps or pockets at both left and right sides to fit in the plastic covers of the book, thus, add 3. Measure and cut it so that it fits tightly around your book vertically. Your fabric should be your notebooks height and width plus 1 inch. It might surprise you just how many types of crafts you can. Alternatively you can measure the half way mark and draw a line. Fabric book cover diy cover guest post fabric book. Open a book to the first page and trace the template, with the flat side against the binding. Take an elastic band from an pair of pants or other clothing fold and sew it to your desired width and thickness. Reuse your favorite fabric to cover and protect a book using the instructions offered in this article. Fabric book cover tutorial how to sew craft passion. A new school year is a great chance to help your kids personalities shine. Tape measure batting fabric for lining fabric for cover fabric for flaps ribbon two lengths.1304 1322 692 745 996 504 228 1271 158 1369 1445 455 6 1380 1146 787 1512 1375 99 679 1057 1514 145 936 583 184 471 752 202 83 619 784 1114 1028 1465 1360 377 822 1496