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Edinburgh, GB
2007
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Cassettes are almost useless these days, so turn the cases in to helpful little notebooks.

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.

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  1. How to make a notebook journal. Cassette Case Notebook - Step 1 1

    Use the cassette case to measure out how wide and how long the sheets of paper will need to be.

  2. How to make a notebook journal. Cassette Case Notebook - Step 2 2

    Cut the pages out and create 5 signatures containing 4 pages each.

  3. How to make a notebook journal. Cassette Case Notebook - Step 3 3

    Cut off the strip on the right hand side of the cassette case.

  4. How to make a notebook journal. Cassette Case Notebook - Step 4 4

    Mark out 4 equally spaced marks on the strip, use this to mark the points on the middle strip of the cassette case.

  5. How to make a notebook journal. Cassette Case Notebook - Step 5 5

    Take waxed thread or dental floss and stitch in the signatures using the <a href="/projects/binding_books/">book binding technique</a>.

  6. How to make a notebook journal. Cassette Case Notebook - Step 6 6

    Glue a strip of ribbon along the spine.

  7. How to make a notebook journal. Cassette Case Notebook - Step 7 7

    Wrap a length of elastic or thread with a bead on so that you can close the notebook and keep it secure.

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