AUTOPLAY
Book Arts With Twig Binding
14 steps
What you’ll need
Marbled Paper From Previous Project. This Will Be The Cover Of Your Book. But You Can Use Any Paper For The Cover.
Scissors
White Paper. This Paper Will Become The Inside Pages Of Your Book.
Pencil And Rubber Band
Hole Puncher & Twig
Stack about 5 sheets of paper and place under your marbled paper which will act as outside cover.
1. Stack about 5 sheets of paper and place under your marbled paper which will act as outside cover.
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Line up top and side edge with paper stack. Carefully trace the edge of your cover with your pencil.
2. Line up top and side edge with paper stack. Carefully trace the edge of your cover with your pencil.
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Remove cover and cut through the stack of paper along your pencil lines.
3. Remove cover and cut through the stack of paper along your pencil lines.
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Place your cover on top of your white paper stack.
4. Place your cover on top of your white paper stack.
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Fold in half. Match the corners when folding so that it looks neat.
5. Fold in half. Match the corners when folding so that it looks neat.
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Use the side of your pencil to rub along the fold, applying pressure.
6. Use the side of your pencil to rub along the fold, applying pressure.
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Make 2 holes with your hole puncher at least 1” from the top and bottom edges of your booklet.
7. Make 2 holes with your hole puncher at least 1” from the top and bottom edges of your booklet.
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If the paper is too thick for the hole puncher do it in 2 batches.
8. If the paper is too thick for the hole puncher do it in 2 batches.
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Okay, you’re ready to bind it. Get your twig and rubber band ready.
9. Okay, you’re ready to bind it. Get your twig and rubber band ready.
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Thread one end of the rubber band through the top hole from the back.
10. Thread one end of the rubber band through the top hole from the back.
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Slide top of twig through the loop. Pull rubber band gently from the back to secure top of the twig.
11. Slide top of twig through the loop. Pull rubber band gently from the back to secure top of the twig.
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Carefully pull the other loop of the rubber band down and through the bottom hole, coming out front.
12. Carefully pull the other loop of the rubber band down and through the bottom hole, coming out front.
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I used a pencil to grab loop. Carefully put end of twig through the loop. Careful not to snap it!
13. I used a pencil to grab loop. Carefully put end of twig through the loop. Careful not to snap it!
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Post a photo of your booklet on your class Art channel. Tell us how you plan to use it!
14. Post a photo of your booklet on your class Art channel. Tell us how you plan to use it!
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