Did I mention I live near the county dump? You’d be surprised what I can find at the recycle area there. A case of cover-less, blank 4″x6″ journal/sketchbooks!
I’ve spent months deciding which of the dozens of ideas I would try first with them. Then today, EUREKA! I figured out how to print on fabric AND it so happens that I needed a gift for my mother-in-law’s birthday tomorrow.
My first try was with a graphic I’d previously designed. I wrapped the fabric around the book using spray adhesive. But cut edges weren’t “cutting” it. So my next try was to overprint the area and fold over the covers, glueing a piece of paper to the inside to hide the rough edges. Once figured out, I created a book for Ellen and some stationery cards to match.