Cartonnage is an amazing technique. Making your own fabric box is a great idea! It is so fun and it makes a unique handmade gift! You can make your own keepsake boxes, cases and much more out of paperboard, fabric and glue with this lovely craft!! And your pieces will be sturdy as wood, but made with your favorite fabric!
This DIY cartonnage Kit comes with all pre cut paper (paperboard, poster board and kraft paper) you need to make your own pencil box with magnet closure, as shown in the pictures. The finished box will be 8 7/8" x 4 1/8"x 2 5/8", great for pencil, but you can use for another purpose as well! With this DIY kit there is no worries about cutting paper! Fabric and other contents showed in pictures are not included.
NEW: you can also add metal clasps to close your box (clasps are sold separately, check the "supplies" section of my shop). To see a video showing how to add the clasps click here.
ONLINE INSTRUCTIONS AVAILABLE! The instruction is a very clear PDF tutorial (eBook) with 134 pictures showing in details step by step to guide you through the whole process, no steps missing, no guessing! Inside the kit you will find the password and easy directions to download the instruction to your computer.
To make the box you will need this kit, two coordinating fabrics (1 fat quarter each), glue, rotary cutter, cutting board, a small paint roller with tray, paint brush and masking tape. Cartonnage tools (spatula, acrylic spacers and corner tool) are required to have better finishing of your project, and you can find them in the tools section of the shop.