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How-To: Make Your Own Notebook - AppleGreen Cottage. How to make File Folder Books. I was collaborating with my friend Kim last year about some projects we could present at our "Writing and the Visual Arts" workshop at ECEC.

How to make File Folder Books

We needed some good non fiction ideas and this file folder book fit the bill. I first came across file folder journals in an article in Jan/Feb 2011 Cloth, Paper, Scissors by Heidi Skovski and Karin Winter. It perked my interest and I could envision great applications in the classroom. This is the Owl example we presented at ECEC. This is the Polar Bear version Grade 3 is currently working on. Instead of writing a report the kids have made these books and inside we have tags, pockets, index cards, bookmarks, etc, etc. on which they have put facts, vocabulary, statistics, poems, and paragraphs.

It is a great way to get the students excited about compiling a research file. How Analog Notebooks can Enhance Productivity. Ton Koene In the New Yorker’s recent Why Startups Love Moleskines, David Sax describes the popularity of the spare notebook that many tech-savvy people find superior to digital task software.

How Analog Notebooks can Enhance Productivity

M.I.T. students, academics, artists and other high-achieving entrepreneurs prize Moleskine notebooks, which come in variety of shapes and sizes, for their simplicity and efficiency. David Allen’s popular time-management method, Getting Things Done adopted the Moleskine as a preferred tool of productivity in which to capture charts, lists, and bullet points. Says Allen: “The easiest and most ubiquitous way to get stuff out of your head is pen and paper.

Watercolor Stenciled Notebooks - Make: 5 minute bookbinding - The House That Lars Built. I’m attending 2 conferences this week and I needed some last minute notebooks for my note taking so my stellar intern, Trisha Zemp, came up with this genius notebook idea from a brown paper bag that will take you 5 minutes.

5 minute bookbinding - The House That Lars Built

You probably already have everything you need to do it. Materials: brown bag, scissors, white office paper, thread (embroidery or book binding), awl (or safety pin), watercolors to decorate, ruler Step 1: Take 5 pieces of white office paper.Step 2: Rip it in half with a ruler.Step 3: Fold those in half.Step 4: Cut out a piece of brown paper bag to fit the exact shape of the folded paper. 1 Supply 3 Projects: Decorative Gift Wrap - Part 2. NOTE BOOK. #11 DIY Notebooks. I've been really meaning to get all of my blog stuff organized.

#11 DIY Notebooks

Right now, I have a couple of notebooks that have tons of lists, ideas, and contacts written down in no particular order. I can't stand it. Then I saw this wonderful project on A Beautiful Mess and I was just so inspired! Thanks Elsie! 4 Ways to Make a Notebook. TrashN2Tees: Upcycled Tshirt Notebook Tutorial. Tutorials. Rosemary travale super blog - How to make a Soft Cover Wrap Around Notebook. How it was done:1.Cut the 25 sheets of paper to 5 x 8 inches.

rosemary travale super blog - How to make a Soft Cover Wrap Around Notebook

Put them into 5 stacks, with 5 sheets in each stack.2.Using the bone folder, fold each of the stacks in half.3.Using the sewing machine on the widest stitch setting, sew down the center of the crease on each of the five plies.4.This is what each of the piles will look like. 5.Fold the pages in half again and pile them up neatly, with the sewn side facing out.6.Using a press, or something to keep the pile of sewn papers together, put an old board on either side of the pile and insert it all into the press.7.You can see here the paper clamped inside of the press with the two pieces of scrap board on either side.8.With a brush, spread a generous amount of glue across the paper. 11.Now cut two pieces of card stock that measure 5 x 8 inches.

Make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch. Here we're gonna try to bind a notebook with stuff you already have at home. seriously, the most "special" materials you'll need are the canvas and some beeswax (and even that's optional) but before anything else, what the hell is my definition of the perfect notebook?

Make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch

For me, - the pages should open up flat, like a moleskine notebook - the cover should be very stiff, so i can write on it even if it's propped on my lap - the cover should be highly customizable - the pages should be big and wide, with no lines because i draw a lot - it should be thick enough to contain a whole semester's worth of drawings and notes - sturdy with no fraying on the corners of the cover - preferably with pockets so that's what we're gonna ~try~ and make today the notebook you'll see being constructed is for my friend. Make a 100 page Notebook. I am so tired of looking for new notebook and never find exactly what I want.

Make a 100 page Notebook

So I thought, why not make my own? This tutorial will show you how to make your own notebook using an old record album cover. Cardboard Notebook. Custom Notebook Cover.