Colorful Fabric Book Cover – Teacher-Approved Crafts for School .

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Colorful Fabric Book Cover – Teacher-Approved Crafts for School .

Save your old bandanas! This craft is practical, fun and ecofriendly.
Use brightly colored fabric with easily distinguishable prints – that way, your child will never misplace his or her textbooks.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover

Materials:

 Bandanas (colors and patterns of your choice)
 Book of your choice
 Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Peel & Stick Tape
 Scissors
 Pencil

Instructions:

1. Lay book on bandana leaving approximately 3″ at top. Measure and cut to 3″ at bottom.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover
2. If you are covering book that is larger than standard bandana size, you can add strips of bandanas with Peel & Stick Tape to create larger fabric size.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover

3. Fold in sides to determine exact size of cover from top to bottom of book. Hand press and mark fold line with pencil.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover

4. Wrap fabric around book and mark end fold lines with pencil.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover
5. Apply line of Peel & Stick Tape along top and bottom edges; however, do not apply all the way to the end. You only want to apply the Tape along the bottom between the side fold lines. Remove paper backing and fold up to glue in place.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover

6. Apply Peel & Stick Tape to each of the corners to the side fold lines. Remove paper backing and fold in fabric alongside fold lines.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover

7. Insert back cover into pocket.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover

8. Fold book back to insert front cover into front pocket.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover

9. Determine desired size of pocket. Apply Peel & Stick tape along edges. Fold in edges to create clean edges on pocket.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover

10. Apply Peel & Stick Tape along edges and bottom of wrong side of pocket. Remove release paper and glue to book cover to create pocket.

Colorful Fabric Book Cover

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