fabric book with exposed stitch


This book is similar to the exposed paper stitch book, but this one is covered in upholstery weight fabric and has beads.

This is the last of a series on simple bookmaking. {I apologize for this being 2 days late! I've been super duper busy.} If you missed the other series you can find them here , here , here , here and here

For complete instructions please click here {right click to download}.

Upholstery Fabric
Bone Folder
42 sheets 8.5"x11" paper
Fabric Scissors
Large Eyelet

30-45 minutes

1. Cut a piece of upholstery weight fabric that is 10”x17”

2. Trim off edges at a 45˚ angle and glue down

Prepare Signatures
3. Fold an 8.5” x 11“ sheet of paper in half {hamburger}

4. Nest six sheets of paper inside of each other

5. Punch holes at 1”, 2.5”, 6” and 7.5” through your signatures.

Measure & Sew
6. Lay your signatures on top of each other and fold the fabric over the group. Draw a line on the fabric at the spine of your papers and where your holes will go.

7. Sew signatures and tie off ends {for complete instructions, download the tutorial}. Put beads on outside of fabric during signature 4.

12. Cut elastic to wrap around the book. Finish by putting a large eyelet in middle of fabric flap. Make sure to put elastic inside of eyelet before punching closed.

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