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Book cover

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Difficulty Level Beginner

A pretty book cover that can be with different colours and sizes depending on the book that you would like to cover. This concept can be used to make different shapes like we have made a mouse you can attempt making any other animal or your favourite cartoonic character. 

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Book cover  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a half imperial sheet of blue card paper to make the book cover / book jacket / dust jacket for your personal diary or book.
Draw a rectangle measuring 14” x 12” in size (as per the size of your diary).
Mark the lines for the front flap and the back flap along with the book spine in the size of the book / diary.
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STEP 2:-

Book cover  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Make the folds on each line for a better finished look.

STEP 3:-

Book cover  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Cut and remove the outer squares which are attached to the flap.
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STEP 4:-

Book cover  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Fold the two small squares which are on the top and towards the bottom side inside the flap and stick it with Fevicol MR.
Let it dry.

STEP 5:-

Book cover  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Take an A4 sized orange felt cloth.
Draw a mouse on it, cut along the outlines of the mouse.
Give horizontal slits on the back of the mouse as the holder of the pencil.
Take the yellow felt cloth and cut 2 small sized circles for the ears and 1 tiny circle for the nose of the mouse.
Stick the ears, nose and the googly eyes using Fabric Glue.
Let it dry.
Stick the felt mouse on the book cover with Fabric Glue.

you will need

Fevicol MR, Half Imperial Sheet of Blue Coloured Card Paper (Or Any Colour Of Your Choice), White Pencil, Ruler, A4 Sized Orange And Yellow Coloured Felt Cloth, Scissors, Paper Cutter, Googly Eyes