Paper and Fiber Arts

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Monday, August 13, 2012

Mini Albums - Tips for Mini Books: Tied Bindings

Happy Monday!  Here is a video with some tips for binding mini-books.

Here are some suggested materials for tie-binding mini books:

  • Ribbon
  • Yarn
  • String
  • Twine
  • Hemp
  • Jute
  • Leather Cords
  • Pearl Cotton
  • Shoelaces
  • Wire
  • Nylon Cable Ties
  • Twill Tape
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Twist Ties
  • Ric Rac
  • Seam Binding
  • Tulle
  • Lace
  • Fabric Strips
  • Cording (for piping, drapery or upholstery)
  • Jewelry Cording (plastic and satin)
  • Clothes Line
  • Crocheted or Knitted Chains
  • Braided or Macrame Cords
  • Pull Chains
  • Book rings - decorate with ribbon or fibers (the rings are not tied onto the books, they are fastened through a hole in the pages)
If you have any other suggestions for tying books, please let me know.  I would love to have as comprehensive a list as possible.  Thank you!

Have a wonderful day!  Thank you for visiting!

1 comment:

  1. This is a great idea. I'd love to make my mom something like this for Christmas. I like doing craft projects and my mom loves pictures. This looks right up her alley.