How to Make a Sewn Handmade Book

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    • 1). Stack and fold papers in half. Thread needle. Sew long stitches in the middle of the fold to keep the pages together. Create a few of these smaller booklets. Make them as thick as possible.

    • 2). Take a piece of cardboard or chipboard. Score in three different places and fold to create the front cover, back cover and spine. Make sure that the spine is slightly thicker than the content of paper will be.

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      Fabric can also be used for the outer cover.Photos.com/Photos.com/Getty Images

      Use craft glue to glue the folded paper to the inside of the spine. Use objects to hold the paper in place as the glue dries. When completely dry, you may add decorative paper with a glue stick to the outside cover and spine. Allow to dry well before you use the book.

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