Creating a Mixed-Paper Sketchbook
Beginner | 3 min 50 sec
A sketchbook featuring a range of fun and colorful papers makes the perfect background for on-the-go sketching, journaling or list making. Learn how to create a mixed-paper sketchbook by gathering together interesting papers and sewing them together with an easy pamphlet stitch. Pam Garrison also shows a few of her own mixed-paper sketchbooks, featuring solid-colored papers, patterned papers and pages on which she’s already drawn or painted.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Variety of papers cut to approximately the same size
  • Scissors
  • Sticky label (optional)
  • Waxed linen thread
  • Upholstery or book binding needle
  • Awl
  • File folder with metal fasteners
  • Rubber bands
  • Stapler 
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Class Reviews
901 users recommended this class to a friend
Tamara Shacklett
It was easy to follow. I'd like to try it with my granddaughter.
January 6, 2023
Kris Gatzemeyer
This would be a great way to save your children's art and sketches in one place, too! Thanks for the simple craft!
November 30, 2022
Suzanne Vinson
What quick and simple ways to make really delicious mixed media journals. Will put these tools to use immediately! Thanks, Pam!
More than 3 months ago