Diy a reusable notebook cover with pockets spoonflower blog. Fabric book covers are awesome gifts because they can be personalized to the tastes of each individual. You could also use it to add color and pattern to books on a shelf or coffee table. Press book cover back fabric in half lengthwise along the centerfold with wrong sides facing. So i thought id share this super easy and inexpensive diy with you. Aug 16, 2016 the cheapie composition books arent the prettiest things or even the most sturdy, but thats okay because i made some really cute fabric covers to dress them up. I thought this would be a pretty little gift that any momma could easily keep in reach and use to jot down all those precious baby notes that they may want to remember when the baby book isnt handy or just doesnt give you. Brush some mod podge on the front of the composition book, right up next to the black spine.
This particular book cover was made with prequilted fabric, a button closure, and a standard paperback book, but could easily be adapted to use nonquilted fabric either layered with batting or not, a velcro closure, and. Pin the flaps to the cover and gently remove the cover to finish sewing. Jul 23, 2014 book cloth is worth using because the paper backing keeps the glue from soaking through the fabric and ruining it. Im making one for a textbook, but you can use in on any hardcover book, journal, or binder. A wide variety of custom fabric book covers options are available to you, such as plastic type, material. It is inspired by japanese book covers i saw when i was living there. They are waterrepellent, making them ideal for everyday use. This is a great back to school project to beautify and protect all your books and binders. Closeout on sale book covers discount savings on fabric. All book cover patterns available for closeout priced at up to 33% off. Before we start, please make sure that you have enough fabric to cover your book. 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.
Also, instead of an elastic band you could use a ribbon, in which case it would need to be stitch to both sides of the cover. 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. Shop book print fabric at the worlds largest marketplace supporting indie designers. And when the notebook is filled, just remove the cover and put it on a fresh journal. Shabby chic fabric shabby chic decor fabric books fabric art chabby chic beautiful cover journal covers vintage lace art. Cindys guest, jo packham from where women cook, demonstrates how to make book covers from riley blake fabrics. I love book cover art and i think its a great way to get your creative juices flowing.
Then i started seeing potential projects everywhere. I make mine exactly like this method not design i love them all. Quilted book cover tutorial on the trail creations. This is a great example of how you can stick your random ufo quilt blocks into the outside of the fabric book cover. Fabric book cover instructions amazon web services. Cut 3 pieces of fabric, 4 18 x 21 sew fabric together along long edges. Becky from patchwork posse shows how you can make a fabric cover for a plain composition book, turning it into a pretty journal. Sep 21, 2011 its a fabric composition notebook cover that is removable so that you can replace the notebook once it fills up. Whether youre wanting to make a cover for a much loved book that is getting a little worn from being read over and over again or to protect a favorite inspirational book, this basic tutorial can be used to make a fabric cover for them. And when theyre school books, they are most often owned by many people over the years.
This book cover size is designed for a range of larger paperback books both fiction and nonfiction. But it can be expensive, and there are few colorprint options. Let this fun tutorial teach you how to make a fabric book cover. Using the instructions you can learn how to make a fabric book cover to suit any size book, and youll also learn techniques for adding embellishments, applique, patchwork and even free form fabric collage. Fabric composition notebook cover tutorial smashed peas.
Medium weight fabrics work best you want a fabric thats heavy enough that you cant see through it but also isnt too bulky. When i was asked to prepare a project, my brain went blank. The protective book covers come in assorted colors, giving kids a vibrant way to show off their books. I used a fabric covered button because i think it looks smart but you could use a plain button. And for those that know me i get obsessive about this kind of thing so be prepared.
Unfollow fabric book covers jumbo to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Place the book on the fabric cover and fold the pressed seams over to put the cover in place. My sew along project this week is a fabric journal cover. This might come in handy especially if you are useing an embroidered block. If youre looking for fabric book cover patterns, check out this video tutorial by maureen wilson. Plus, textbook cover designs are usually utilitarian at best, and ugly at worst. I made this fabric book cover tutorial to be super easy and hundreds of people have been enjoying this pattern. You can also follow the written instructions for this project.
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. Fabric book cover diy cover guest post craftionary. I would suggest auditioning the fabric if you have specific blocks that you want in the front, or back or along the spine. Well, a few days ago i went bananas and started covering all of my thrift store and yard sale hardback books with fabric. So we made our own using fabric, ironon adhesive, and tissue paper. Snappy composition book cover fabric covered notebook. Not only that you can use this pattern and tutorial for literally any book size, now you are able to sew in 2 options with a slight adaptation, fitted width cover or flexiwidth cover. Fabric book covers are a quick, easy sew project that can be completed in about an hour. Making your own fabric book cover is a super quick easy project. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time.
So today i thought of showing you exactly how i made the fabric book cover. Fabric book cover tutorial by here is my little tutorial to learn how to make a pretty cover for paperback books. Its much nicer to look at a cool design or elegant print than to look at a dull book. We offer a limited selection of sizes, based on our remaining stock currently available. See more ideas about fabric journals, fabric and fabric art. To keep a nice book nice, and to disguise one thats been defaced, you can sew a simple fabric book cover. Aug 08, 20 fabric covered note books and journals tutorial.
It works with any fabric, and is a great opportunity for personalization by using spoonflower to print your own design. This book cover is for a textbook but you can use it on any hardcover book, journal, or binder. 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. All book cover patterns available in our trade tallerwider paperback book cover size. Fabric book cover tutorial how to sew craft passion. Aug 03, 2015 the first thing you need to make fabric book covers is obviously the fabric its the perfect thing for a fabric remnant thats not big enough for making a pillow but you love enough to put on display.
The covers make great gifts and were originally conceived as endofyear teacher gifts. We used a small book of scriptures for our project, but you can cover any book or notebook you want. Each of these six free fabric notebook and journal cover tutorials is quite different in style and flavor. How to make diy fabric book covers is part of diy book cover paperback with this easy tutorial for fabric book covers youre well on your way to starting off the school year on the right foot.
Aug 23, 2012 journal covers make great gifts and are a superfun way to use fabric scraps. About 15% of these are book cover, 18% are notebooks. The fabric covers have an elastic strap to keep them closed when not in use. My tutorial is based off of this one by jennifer paganelli with a few modifications. Sewing machinethreadironfabric scissorscomposition notebook 9 34. Book cover tutorial 52 ufo quilt block pick up patchwork. Your books will stay protected from the constant ins and outs of lockers and backpacks. This will create the two pockets to hold the covers of the book. This particular design is very easy to set up as it is simply a series of ruled lines, imitating notepaper. If you want to be one of them, stop on by at a case of the crafties.
Plus, text book cover designs are usually utilitarian at best, and ugly at worst. These book covers are made from fabric prints that are no longer available to us for purchase. This fabric book cover tutorial also comprises the method on how to measure your book and calculate your own dimension according to your book size. 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. Oct 02, 2015 cindys guest, jo packham from where women cook, demonstrates how to make book covers from riley blake fabrics. They are washable and reusable, ensuring a longevity. Its designed to cover a composition book, which measures 9 34 x 7 12 and has a nice firm outer. Flip the fabric back and spread mod podge on the rest of the composition book. Quilted book cover tutorial steps this is a really easy project that is great for using up those small scraps that you cant bear to throw away.
Instylecraft stretchable fabric book cover 6 pattern prints, for medium to jumbo size schoolbooks hardcover,textbooks, fits most books covers up to 9 x 11 inches, no adhesive. The school specialty fabric book covers offer a stylish and durable way to protect a childs important reading materials. Hi, does anyone know of a pattern for a book cover made from fabric or of a tutorial on doing it. School specialty water repellant fabric book covers, assorted. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Its a great introduction to art quilting, and a even a good beginner sewing project for kids or people just starting to sew. Fabricprint book covers fiction and nonfiction paperback.
Quilted book covers free sewing tutorial book quilt. Fabric book cover after completing this project, you will have a fabric cover for a standard paperback book. Nov 16, 2009 fabric notebook cover 29 these fabric covers for steno pads make great gifts for teachers, friends, coworkers really anyone who might like to jot down notes in style. My oldest son, almost 18 asked if i could make his girlfriend a little something too. I made this notebook cover following by small means tutorial. Reuse your favorite fabric to cover and protect a book using the. Position your fabric evenly and push your glue hemmed edge right up next to the black spine. So together we decided a pencil bag together with a fabric book cover would be great. Its great to protect your books in your bag or prevent everyone to know what youre reading.1102 909 1341 1481 431 1202 918 1009 1291 507 207 694 553 435 48 625 1379 908 591 954 552 65 1330 649 1241 989 787 13 710 20 1398 409 1095