How to Make an Album Binding Using Fabric and G45 Papers.

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How to Make an Album Binding Using Fabric and G45 Papers.
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Cardboard and self-adhesive canvas.

Cardboard and self-adhesive canvas.

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Mark three pieces: two 4"x6" and one 2"x6"

Mark three pieces: two 4"x6" and one 2"x6"

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Cut cardboard pieces and then cut self-adhesive pieces. Two pieces of 5" 1/2" x 7" 1/2" and one of 3" 1/2" x 7" 1/2"

Cut cardboard pieces and then cut self-adhesive pieces. Two pieces of 5" 1/2" x 7" 1/2" and one of 3" 1/2" x 7" 1/2"

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Remove the protective paper from the fabric, put it on a smooth and clean surface.

Remove the protective paper from the fabric, put it on a smooth and clean surface.

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Place a piece of cardboard on it leaving a margin around it. Press to adhere well.

Place a piece of cardboard on it leaving a margin around it. Press to adhere well.

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Apply some binding glue on these smalls triangles.

Apply some binding glue on these smalls triangles.

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Paste the tab.

Paste the tab.

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Repeat steps in the remaining two pieces.

Repeat steps in the remaining two pieces.

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You can decorate the covers with stamps.

You can decorate the covers with stamps.

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Cut a thick cardstock piece of 10" x 5" 7/8"

Cut a thick cardstock piece of 10" x 5" 7/8"

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This piece will go inside the album and is the one that will join the three pieces of the covers.

This piece will go inside the album and is the one that will join the three pieces of the covers.

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Mark the central zone that coincides with the spine.

Mark the central zone that coincides with the spine.

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Make a line with a blade without cutting the cardboard, we just want to mark it so that the piece can bend

Make a line with a blade without cutting the cardboard, we just want to mark it so that the piece can bend

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Cut two self-adhesive canvas pieces of 1" x 8"

Cut two self-adhesive canvas pieces of 1" x 8"

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Adhere the canvas pieces on this side.

Adhere the canvas pieces on this side.

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Fold the ends inwards.

Fold the ends inwards.

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This is the paper for the inside of the album.

This is the paper for the inside of the album.

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Use binding glue and let it dry.

Use binding glue and let it dry.

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Glue two pieces of decorated ribbon, one on each cover.

Glue two pieces of decorated ribbon, one on each cover.

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Put the three pieces together and glue the surface

Put the three pieces together and glue the surface

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Adhere the inside piece and let it dry. It is a good idea to put it to dry under some heavy object.

Adhere the inside piece and let it dry. It is a good idea to put it to dry under some heavy object.

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Cut three pieces of 12" x 6" of different designs.

Cut three pieces of 12" x 6" of different designs.

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And 12 pieces of cardstock of 5" 1/2" x 8"

And 12 pieces of cardstock of 5" 1/2" x 8"

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Score the three pieces of decorated paper at 4" and 8"

Score the three pieces of decorated paper at 4" and 8"

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These pieces will form the covers of three small booklets for our album.

These pieces will form the covers of three small booklets for our album.

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Punch one edge on each cover.

Punch one edge on each cover.

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Fold the cards in half.

Fold the cards in half.

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Do the same in all three booklets.

Do the same in all three booklets.

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When the covers are completely dry, mark some points on the spine where holes and eyelets will be placed.

When the covers are completely dry, mark some points on the spine where holes and eyelets will be placed.

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Punch them.

Punch them.

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Put the eyelets.

Put the eyelets.

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Take these holes as a measure to mark where the holes will be placed in the pages of the booklets.

Take these holes as a measure to mark where the holes will be placed in the pages of the booklets.

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Make holes.

Make holes.

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Also make the holes on decorated covers.

Also make the holes on decorated covers.

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Place magnets so the booklets close tightly.

Place magnets so the booklets close tightly.

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Make a piece of cardboard covered with paper 1" wide

Make a piece of cardboard covered with paper 1" wide

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Use double-sided tape to adhere this piece.

Use double-sided tape to adhere this piece.

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Then make a strip to cover the inside magnet.

Then make a strip to cover the inside magnet.

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Wood beans to ornate the spine

Wood beans to ornate the spine

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Start the sewing of the booklets by first passing the thread inside the booklet.

Start the sewing of the booklets by first passing the thread inside the booklet.

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Draw the thread by the first eyelet and intricate the wood beads.

Draw the thread by the first eyelet and intricate the wood beads.

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Continue sewing and knotting on the inside.

Continue sewing and knotting on the inside.

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Repeat with the remaining two booklets.

Repeat with the remaining two booklets.

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The three booklets are already sewn on the spine.

The three booklets are already sewn on the spine.

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I added a chipboard and a brad.

I added a chipboard and a brad.

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Now just decorate. These are the base decoration parts of the album cover.

Now just decorate. These are the base decoration parts of the album cover.

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And here is the cover decorated with more elements.

And here is the cover decorated with more elements.

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Inside.

Inside.

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