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Create Your Story - Bookmaking for Teens

Learn how to make your own notebooks and journals!

Here's what you'll need:

          Waxed thread - this is a type of thread coated in beeswax that bookbinders use, but you can use embroidery floss, regular thread, or even dental floss

          Paper - this can be any paper you want to use, but be warned, if you use lined paper, the lines will probably end up running the wrong way

          Needle - whatever needle you have, as long as you can thread your floss material

          Something to poke holes with - not a hole punch! Can be a pair of scissors, a large pin, a pen, or anything else that you can poke through several sheets of paper with

          Fancier paper for the cover - you can use construction paper, scrapbooking paper, or wrapping paper, but I'll also show you how to make marbled paper in the tutorial!

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Have questions about this or other summer reading content? Email cathy@merrimacklibrary.org

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Contact Name: 
Cathy Walter
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603-424-5021 ext 110
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cathy@merrimacklibrary.org
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