Decorate Address, Schedule or Appointment Books with Felt Crafts Idea

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Do you want to decorate your address books, appointment books, scrap books, or schedule books with felt. If you like to sew, then this is a great craft to get your sewing fix in. You will make your special book into a personalized keepsake. Have fun.



Decorate Address, Schedule or Appointment Books with Felt Crafts Idea



Decorate Address, Schedule or Appointment Books with Felt Crafts Idea

Crafts Materials Needed:

-6″x9″ appointment book from a stationary store or dollar store
– a piece of felt about 19″ x 9″
– Extra Felt for Decorations
– Thread to match the fabric
– Rubber cement, or other glue
– Scissors
– Tape Measure
– Needle
– Other Decorative Items such as Ribbons, Buttons, etc.

Step 1

(1) Cut the felt 19″ x 9″. With long and short blanket stitches edge all four sides.



With long and short blanket stitches edge all four sides.



If you don’t know how to blanket stitch, then please follow these directions. Make a knot at the end of your piece of thread. Put your needle in 1/4 inch from the edge of the fabric, put the thread under the point of the needle and then pull the needle with the rest of the thread through. Repeat until finished.

Step 2

(2) Spread glue evenly on the felt.



Spread glue evenly on the felt.




Step 3

(3) Put the spine of the appointment book in the middle of the piece of felt and slowly raise the felt first on one side and then on the other for each cover of the appointment book. About 3″ of felt should be glued onto the inside covers of the appointment book.



Put the spine of the appointment book in the middle of the piece of felt and slowly raise the felt



Step 4

(4) Cut out your initials and any other patterns that you want and In the center of the cover, glue on these  initials / patterns as a finishing touch for this useful gift for office or home.



Cut out your initials and any other patterns that you want and In the center of the cover, glue on these  initials / patterns as a finishing touch for this useful gift for office or home.



Decorate your special books in any ways that you want to. I hope that you had fun.

 

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