Create Your Own Journal: Easy Traveler's Notebook

Samantha Lane, Artist

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5 Videos (33m)
    • Introduction

    • Notebook Pages

    • Notebook Covers

    • Wraparound Cover

    • Make An Awl


About This Class

This class is a great place to start if you're new to bookbinding. Traveler's notebooks are simple to make and fun to use. They're portable, versatile, and they look great. Be careful though, making these journals is addictive, and pretty soon all your friend's will want one!

Check out the Class Project section for your assignment, a materials list, and extra notes.

12 of 12 students recommendSee All

Very clear, great video and nicely paced.
This is so cool! As a notebook lover, this opens up so many possibilities. Fun class.
Basia Kowalski

Digital Designer

Very helpful information on making the Midoryi-style journal





Samantha Lane


Journals are such an essential tool in the creative process. They're a necessary place to test ideas, free write, plan, experiment, and play. I want to show everyone just how rewarding it can be to make your own journals using new or re-purposed materials so that YOU have the skill set to customize your one-of-a-kind journals based on your own aesthetic preferences.

If you're new to bookbinding, start with Create Your Own Journal: Easy Traveler's Notebook. This is a fun, rewarding proj...

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