Step 5: Trim the Length

Cut off the excess that's too long for the book. (You only need 1-2 inches for it.)
Simple. I tried doing something similar with thin sheets of foam but it created too much resistance when turning pages<br />
<p>construction paper worked the best</p>
<p>this is awesome!I would love to use it for my new book</p>
<p>what can I use to do it for a scary or a horror story</p>
<p>Can we draw on the paper?Just askin'</p>
I made a very similar cover all through my school years. I think your method works better for soft cover books but mine was a tad different and I think may work better for hard cover books. At step 2 and 3, where you fold and trim the width I would leave a LOT more excess, so much that that the folded end would slip over nearly the entire front and rear covers. Trim the top and bottom just like you did, but don't cut out the strip for the spine (your step 6). When you fold the top and bottom just tuck them up under. Be sure to leave a good 1/4&quot; of flap top and bottom so your left and right covers have the required thickness to fit over the hard cover book . If you did it right, all corers and edges are covered and when you open the book causing the cover to try to slip off the longer slips (left and right) would not allow it to come off. If done right no tape is necessary, but I would still tape it anyhow.
Can we use disapeering glue?
just did it too my sketchbook
amazing!gives room for lots of creativity tyy
I did this in my classroom for RTI already and it was really easy!!!...
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