Supplies I used...
- Hand sewing needle
- Turquoise blue/green embroidery floss
- Pink Card stock
- Regular old tape
- Ribbon (black and pink)
- Artist’s Loft 70 sheet count drawing pad; 11 in x 14 in
time to get used to, but once I did, it was mostly smooth sailing from there.
After my signatures were bound together, I moved on to constructing the cover. I thought “oh hey, I’m just going to do something simple,” which was followed by “this is going to be quick.” No. that’s not how it turned out, because I added a pocket and a ribbon (to tie it shut) at the back. The cover itself was easy to put together since it’s literally three pieces cut from a single sheet of card stock, which I taped together with tape I had lying around my house. Where it got complicated was the pocket and the ribbon tie. I decided to braid the ribbon after spending at least ten minutes deciding how I wanted the pocket to look. I’m not complaining about the time I spent on it, because I like the look of it. And the skills I learned during the process will come in handy when I attempt to make another sketchbook.
Have you considered making a sketchbook or journal?