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Re: [BKARTS] book covers

> do you
> think that the person who made the book used regular
> fabric and treated it so it could be used as a
> bookcloth?


Yes, you can use virtually any cloth. If the cloth is fairly heavy and
tightly woven you will be able to glue it to the board with PVA. You
may have to let the PVA set slightly (get drier and tacky) before
putting your cloth down to avoid having it bleed through the cloth. If
the cloth is really thin, let the glue dry then iron (or use a dry
mount press) to fuse the cloth to the glue.

You could also back the cloth with paper but the methods above are much
more direct and simple.

Don Drake
Dreaming Mind

(510) 537-9711

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