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How to make a quick book cover

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Here is an easy and quick way to make a book cover!
 
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Step 1: Materials

Materials: a book, scissors, tape, a piece of paper.
You can play with the book cover material: reuse a paper bag with cool pattern or water-proof material such as Tyvek.

Step 2: Fold

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You don't need to measure anything, just eyeball it. First, lay the book on the paper. Leave a width that you feel like and fold it over on the first edge, and do the same thing on the other edge.

Step 3: Trim the width

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Cut off the extra.

Step 4: Put the book on

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Slide the book into the paper you just folded.

Step 5: Trim the length

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Cut off the excess that's too long for the book. (You only need 1-2 inches for it.)

Step 6: Cut off the space for book back

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Make a cut for the book spine on both sides of the book cover. The width is the same as the thickness of the book.

Step 7: Fold and tape

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Fold the top and the bottom to fit the size of the book and tape them down.

Step 8: Then it's done!

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Do the same on the other side, and you have quickly made a book cover for your book!