The Fearless Crafters Journal Program was so much fun. It inspired me to make MOOOORE!!!
For my birthday, I bought myself a book binding machine. Today, I finally got to play with it a little bit.
First I cut out some cool looking paper from here and there. I trimmed them all up so that they were basically even.
I’m supposed to be able to punch holes in 15 sheets at a time but it takes a little getting used to.
My first batch was a mess.
So I punched all the sheets separately, which worked just fine. I forgot to take pictures of using the binding mechanism, which I screwed up but that’s how you learn so I just kept moving along.
It looks fine here but closing the wires (squeezing them together) was hard. I suspect it just takes getting used to.
See, the pages stick up and don’t turn smoothly.
But, if they did, I would love this goofy journal. It only took 40 minutes to bind up and that’s while learning how to use the machine. I picture many more journals in my future.