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This is a great way for reviving all of your old cheesy tapes and the notebooks are a perfect size to fit in a handbag.
Use the cassette case to measure out how wide and how long the sheets of paper will need to be.
Cut the pages out and create 5 signatures containing 4 pages each.
Cut off the strip on the right hand side of the cassette case.
Mark out 4 equally spaced marks on the strip, use this to mark the points on the middle strip of the cassette case.
Take waxed thread or dental floss and stitch in the signatures using the <a href="/projects/binding_books/">book binding technique</a>.
Glue a strip of ribbon along the spine.
Wrap a length of elastic or thread with a bead on so that you can close the notebook and keep it secure.
Awesome idea! You could try making a 'hard-wearing' case out of the plastic part of the cassette tape, perhaps ^^ Dunno, just an idea...
That's a great idea, I think I may have seen something like that on here!
Haha, I'll have a look.... ^^ And did you enjoy your holiday? xx
Yes I did, it was so much fun. Thanks for asking. Photos here if you're interested - http://www.catmorley.com/blog/
Wow - looks like you had fun! xxx
i love this it like so freakin awesome ^o^
I love Aqua cute and handy!
I'm 10, live in the us, and love aqua!
AQUA!? I want one so i could make this with it!
lmfao @ RUN DMC
I Have an ICE T one, so I'm TOTALLY going to use that. Amazing!
ah, that is so brilliant! I have a bunch of old cassette tapes of my fave bands, but i never listen to them because they're so obsolete. I could totally create some awesome notebooks with that. Cheers! :]
oooh me luv this
This is a fab recycling idea! I was going to do it with a cassette case but i couldnt find any around our house,but by coinsodence i had a small mini pack of cereal that morning so i just used that instead,the only difference was that the book had lots of pages as the box was quick wide.Still worked just as well though :]
What a fantastic recycling idea! Love it!