How To Make A Saddle Stitch Journal

Maribel Reyes, Graphic Designer and Maker

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6 Lessons (16m)
    • 1. Introduction to Bookbinding class

      1:01
    • 2. Materials and Creating a Template

      5:09
    • 3. Drilling and Preping to Sew

      1:55
    • 4. Sewing your Journal

      3:43
    • 5. Folding and Cutting

      2:52
    • 6. Rounded Corners

      1:12

Project Description

Create your own handmade saddle stitch journal.

Share your idea in a sketch, or take a photo of a piece you've created!

Remember: hand-stitching is not a perfect science, I love those imperfections that make the journal unique, so I recommend to start with materials you may have at home, and getting comfortable with the process before investing in higher quality papers or products.

Your goal is to have fun making and learning something new!

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