'Kittydori' Sewing Pattern Envelope Junk Journal Course
Learn my signature technique for turning a vintage sewing pattern envelope into a sturdy cover for a traveler's notebook style junk journal!!
This course will take you from empty sewing pattern envelope to FULLY DECORATED junk journal
AND confident junk journal artist!
What You Will Learn:
- How to select a sewing pattern envelope to use as your cover
- Giving your pattern envelope some TLC repairs ...it IS vintage, after all!
- Transforming the envelope into a sturdy notebook cover
- Selecting and putting together a variety of papers for the inside pages
- Binding your journal
- Adding pockets, trims, and a fabric ribbon tie closure
I Make Learning EASY! Even If You Are a Beginner!
I will take you by the hand and walk you through my simple process, step-by-step.
A separate video for each step
Each step of the process is shown in a separate video and builds on the one before it. Watch at your own pace and revisit any step at any time with ease!
Tips and Tricks
I share ALL of my helpful hints along the way, so you can become a MASTER at making beautiful, quality sewing pattern envelope junk journals!
Full Supply List
I will tell you everything you need to make your journal with suggestions for where to purchase materials. I will provide alternative suggestions for supplies where possible.
What You Will Receive:
- Step-by-Step Video Instruction
- Printable Supply List AND Link to Where to Buy
- Cheat Sheet for Putting Together Pages
- Traveler's Notebook Size Guide
- List of my favorite Etsy and Instagram shops for buying vintage ephemera
- List of 7 Books to collect when starting with junk journal making
- Private Facebook Group for course students to ask questions, get help, or share their work (if desired!)
“I just wanted to say a huge thank you for the most amazing course and help during my first journal. Not only did you make it really easy to follow, your support has been irreplaceable.”
Are you ready to make a *beautiful* junk journal from a vintage sewing pattern envelope?!
Don't worry if:
-- Creating the cover seems daunting!
-- You don't know how to sew!
(You don't need any sewing skills and we won't be using a sewing machine!)
-- You've made journals before and were disappointed in the result!
-- You're afraid of "messing up"
I make the process EASY, SIMPLE, and FUN!!
I will be available via email and a private Facebook group ONLY for students, to answer any questions you may have as you go along!
You will finish this course with CONFIDENCE in your abilities and PRIDE in yourself for
learning a new skill (or honing your existing skills!).
I am so excited for YOU because I know the JOY this craft can bring to your life!
AND you will have LIFETIME access to this course upon purchase, so you can begin it whenever you wish, take as long as you need to finish it, and refer back to it as many times as you like!
Frequently Asked Questions
Does this course have a start and end date?
The course is self-paced, so you can start and finish it whenever you like! The entire course is available to you as soon as you sign up!
How long do I have access to the course?
You have lifetime access to the course so you can refer back to it anytime!
How do I access the course?
After you complete the checkout process, you can access the course immediately from the payment confirmation page through a button that you click for access OR you can login through your email. You will receive 2 emails immediately after you purchase the course: one to confirm your purchase and another with your login email and password. The login email will be the one you used to set up your account during the checkout process. Both emails will contain a simple button to click that will take you to the course website.
Do I need any special computer knowledge to view the course?
No! As long as you can get to the course website via high-speed Internet and log in with your email and password, that is all you need to do! You will also receive an email with your log in information which will be an easy way to get to the course when you want to view it. Navigating the course website is very easy and intuitive!
Do you provide a list of needed supplies?
Yes! I will provide a list of the exact supplies I use and where you can buy them, along with alternative options for some of the supplies.
What is the format of the course?
All of the instruction is overhead video, so you can see exactly what I am doing. You will also receive 2 lists (aside from the supply list) with ideas for sources for vintage pages and vintage ephemera, as well as a "cheat sheet" for putting the pages together and a journal size guide.
Each step of the process is in a separate video so it is very easy to go back and revisit a step at any time!
Do I need a sewing machine or sewing skills to be successful with this course?
No! You do not need a sewing machine, as the pages are sewn in by hand. You do not need to know how to sew either! "Sewing" the signatures in a junk journal is a simple process of poking some holes at the spine and taking the needle and thread in and out of the holes in a particular pattern (which I will teach you!). I will make it very easy to understand and follow!
Do I need any particular skills before taking this course?
No! You do not need any special skills to be successful with this course! You do not need any prior junk journal making experience. This course is geared for the beginner. And should you have any questions, I will be available to help you via email and a private Facebook group set up just for course students!
Will you be able to answer questions or help if I get stuck?
Yes! I will be available by email or through a private Facebook group set up just for course students! I can answer questions, demonstrate a step LIVE on video if needed, etc. I will do whatever I can to help you be successful!!
“I had no idea how detailed it would be. Definitely worth the purchase!”
Yes, I am ready!! Sign me up!