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School Days Book Cover
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School Days Book Cover

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 yd light- to medium-weight cotton fabric
  • Novelty buttons
  • Marking pen
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Ruler
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron & ironing surface

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Measurements include 1/2" seam allowance. Measurements for 8-1/2"x11"x5/8" book.
  2. Cut 2 pieces 18-1/2"x12-1/4" for front/back and front/back lining.
  3. Cut 4 pieces 5"x12-1/4" for book flaps.
  4. With right sides together and raw edges even, pin and stitch front/back and front/back lining. Leave 4" opening on 1 shorter side.
  5. Clip corners. Turn right side out and press.
  6. With right sides together and raw edges even, pin and stitch book flaps. Leave 4" opening on 1 long side of each flap.
  7. Clip corners. Turn right side out and press.
  8. Lay book cover so front/back lining is facing up. With edges even, pin flaps to each side of front/back lining book cover. Make sure flap openings are along outer edge of cover. Edge stitch top, bottom and outer edge of flaps. Inside edge will remain open.
  9. Embellish book cover with buttons.
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