Follow our easy step-by-step tutorial to bind a handmade journal. Download our pretty marbled covers and pop a journal into your purse for easy note-taking!

How to Make a Handmade Journal

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Well, this summer I'm making myself a new journal! :) (DIY book binding tutorial - JamesDarrow on Deviantart)

free pdf of great publication on bookbinding stitches, but original link given no longer contains this pdf. I scrolled down comments field to find the new link:  guildofbookworkers.org/resources/resources.php  (add http, slashes and w's to the beginning) Link has other interesting pdfs as well. (note to self: Vivihack has a lot of interesting pins and boards).

Basic book binding styles

4 free articles on handmade books: learn how to make a book using mixed-media techniques

DIY Handmade Books: Learn How to Make a Book

4 free e-articles on handmade books: learn how to make a book using mixed-media techniques - by Jen Osborn, Jeannine Stein, Katie Kendrik, and Chrysti Hydeck - from Kwinter Kween Paper Scissors

Handmade Journals - For the love of writing as a past time and how to make your own - Soap Deli News

Handmade Journals - For the love of writing & how to make your own!

Vianna makes her own paper then creates journals. Handmade Journals - For the love of writing as a past time and how to make your own - Soap Deli News

This is a great tutorial and it is so simple - love it.  I think that it is so great that you can teach children this method of journaling for the rest of their lives.

Let's make a journal: Since I can think of nothing else but bookbinding today, I thought it was about time I wrote a tutorial and explanation of how I make my journals and sketchbooks and even more importantly – why!

What a great idea. My sister would love this. Cross-Stitched Journal Cover by Christiane Dahlbeck

Natural or white fabric background with pretty wildflower botany designs.in an embroidery hoop, on a pillow, painting, etc.

This is great. How fun. I haven't written in a journal in so long. There is a difference between writing on a keyboard and writing on paper. It's a difference experience and produces a different result. I wish I could give these out to my students each semester. (Handmade journals ,wow i wish they were bible covers)

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Graphic45 Sharon Ngoo Secret Garden Journal Tutorial. Turn an old book into a new book! #graphic45 #DIY #Tutorials

Sharon Ngoo Secret Garden Journal Tutorial--There's nothing like making books!

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