Worbla book cover

Worbla book cover

Make a cover for a handmade book or album using Worbla that is embossed with a folder and decorated with ribbons, gears and flowers. Cut blank pages and place them in, use it as small photo album or create a decorative book.


Materials used


Tools used
  • Die cutting machine
  • Heating gun
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • Piercing tool


Heat well the Worbla sheet and pass through the die cutting machine using the Chevron embossing folder. Set the folder to one of the sheet’s corners. Make sure that the Worbla is heated well and you use the correct plates on your machine.

Worbla book cover step 1


Cut the Worbla sheet to the length.

Worbla book cover step 2


Heat a bit in the center and fold, creating a semi circular spine.

Worbla book cover step 3


Cut two small pieces of the remaining Worbla sheet.

Worbla book cover step 4


Heat the small pieces and use them to secure the binding rings to the center of the spine inside the cover.

Worbla book cover step 5


Using the StazOn inkpad, distress the chevron design of the cover.

Worbla book cover step 6


Lightly colour the paper flowers and the wooden moustache  with the sage and desert sand inkpads.

Worbla book cover step 7


Cut a 40cm long piece of the Chevron stripe ribbon and glue it in the center of the cover. Continue with a small piece of the satin ribbon and the paper flowers.

Worbla book cover step 8


Using a piercing tool open holes and set the gears with brads. Continue with glueing smaller gears and adding round rivets

Worbla book cover step 9

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