Cloth Coloring Book Project Instructions

•1 pkg. of blanket binding
o 10 pieces of 14 x12 inch of white twill or canvas (size will
vary due to your hoop size)
o Black & white thread
o Fabric chalk or marker
o Straight pins
o Scissors
o Ruler
o Washable Markers

Step 1:
Add 1 1/2 inches to each of the four sides of each book cover and page design.

Step 2:
Cut out the front and back cover and pages with the 1 1/2 inch addition to each side of the design.

Step 3:
Trim away backing fabric to the edge of each design on all four sides of the design on covers and all pages.

Step 4:
Pin the front cover and page one with right sides together.

Step 5:
Sew a 1/4 inch seam around three sides, leaving the side to be bound open.
Trim sewn corners to eliminate bulk.

Step 6:
Turn front cover and page one right side

Repeat steps 4,5, and 6 sewing pages 2 and 3 together, page 4 and 5 together, pages 6 and 7 together, page 8 and the
back cover together.

Step 7:
Assemble book with covers and pages in order.
Pin book together along unfinished edge.

Step 8:
Sew pages together 1/2 inch from the
unfinished edge.

Step 9:
Cut a piece of 3/4 inch double folded bias tape 2 inches longer than the side of the book being bound. Pin bias tape to the side of the
book to be bound, extending 1 inch of bias tape beyond the top and bottom of the book. Machine sew bias tape along ½ inch seam.
(Step 8) Machine sew to front of book. Tuck the 1 inch extensions of bias tape to the inside of the binding. Fold the binding over
the book edge to be bound and hand sew binding to back cover of book close to the folded edge of the binding using a blind stitch.

Thanks for reading!

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