Quiet Book Cover and Binding (Updated with more Pictures)

qb cover

*Update: I have also helped a friend bind hers now, and you can see an easier version of completing and binding the exchanged pages HERE now.

Here is my cover. It is a little big for the pages, but I’m still happy with it. My kids begged me to play with this, but I only let them play with it on Sundays, so it won’t get worn out too fast.

qb finished

If you ever want some practice binding and doing mitered corners, just decide to bind every page of a quiet book with your binding scraps. While it was a lot of extra work, I loved the way these page edges turned out.

Inner spine details…
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I got the grommets and loose leaf rings at Amazon (click the link to go to a page of them). The grommets are half inch, though you could easily go smaller, and the book rings are 2″, which seemed large to me at first, but with the thickness of bound pages, it is a great size.

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Outer spine detail…
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One word of warning: if the kids get too excited, it’s not actually that Quiet of a Book. I was shushing them quite a bit during church when they were playing with it because they both wanted it to themselves.