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How To Design A Journal Cover

I like weaving and its different techniques,I learn weaving during my textile designing studies…A few days back I work on an easy idea of basket weave with paper tape..Then I paste this on a journal cover.its easy,and fun idea,so why not to share it’s making with you?
I am having a brown paper tape roll which is helping me in making some crafty can see my decoupaged plate with the same tape.Lets see what I have tried this time :) 

Design A Journal Cover

Design A Journal Cover

You will need to have

Paper strips/tape



Double sided tape

A journal cover

Design A Journal Cover

Design A Journal Cover


Design A Journal Cover

Design A Journal Cover


First cut some strips of paper & paste the both sides of strips on any rough paper base(I am pasting on a newspaper)
Let’s warp & weft simply,Start weaving.
When you will complete weaving then paste weaved patch piece on your journal(remove newspaper sheet) 

For finishing its edges,you will need to cover with any folded a bias tape.

Design A Journal Cover

Design A Journal Cover

Now start making doodles with markers use different colors..
I draw something like henna tattoo
After completing the design,I apply Mod podge on it.sparkle!

Design A Journal Cover

Design A Journal Cover

You have many option can paste the paper on any journal cover,greeting card,at any gift box or may be for any scrapbook project :)I hope you will understand this weave process,let me know if anything missing or confusing..feel free to ask/suggest.
Have a great day!

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  • Reply maite January 18, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    Está desconocido tu blog, me está costando ver tus trabajos, pero no te preocupes que me acostumbrare.
    Como siempre todo bellísimo.
    Un fuerte abrazo.

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