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Cloth Fabric Covered Bookcover

January 15, 2017 No comments yet

This is my how-to for making a bookcover using cloth fabric. I had this nice promotional journal that I wanted to cover and give to my granddaughter. So I purchased some fabric in her favorite color and set out to make a cloth covered bookcover.

A few tips to share as I did this crafting project:

    Go slow and measure your fabric several times to make sure it is cut even for each side and edges. Fold fabric over and see how it lays before applying glue. Glue in sections and add extra glue to secure fabric edges once you have the fabric smooth and flat. Let glue set up before you start a new side. Remember slow is better so you don’t get your fabric wrinkled. Put a heavy book on top after gluing so the fabric bonds nicely to the book. Cut the fabric at the top and bottom of the book spine so just a little piece is left to glue under at the spine edge.

Here is the how-to with a picture tutorial showing the steps for making a cloth covered bookcover.


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