Monday, November 23, 2009

tutorial


Take 3 bags and align them each an opposite way
Make sure plain sides are the covers.
Fold in half, sew down middle, or staple.
Punch holes about 1/2" from the center on each side.
Use glue or tape and place on all visible surfaces.
Top left there is a flap, so tape it separately and lift to add tape underneath.
Add base scrapbook pieces now. See third pic. with flap done correctly.
Now add some tape or glue to sides of flap to finish the pocket. There will be three of them.
Last pic. Add image to cover to begin the theme and fold book into place.
Meanwhile you will need for the pages
9 .... 4 1/2 " x 5" Or size of your bags.
3 ..... 2 1/2" x 5" Under flaps.
3 ..... 5 x 3 1/4" flaps
3 ..... 3 1/2" x 4" Notes for pockets
3 ...... manila tags or 1 1/2" x 3" card.

Glue stick,
brown ink pad
2 - 4 Yds ribbon. about 1 cm. wide.
Embellishments, beads, paper edgers, glitter, trims,
stickers, beads etc. Torn fabric ribbons.
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2 comments:

Lottie said...

This looks good - thanks Lilla - must get some paper bags so that I can join in.

Createology said...

Thank you so much for the how-tute! You are so generous with your talents and sharing. This is quick and easy project to get done for holiday gift giving. Well done!