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Sarah Marko, a sophomore studio art major, enjoys making journals using premium leather scraps from Hobby Lobby ($4.99) and linen text weight paper from Bellis Copy Center ($0.04 per sheet). According to Marko, the approach to crafting your journal will vary considerably depending on the amount of pages, size of the cover and the method of binding, but there are countless online tutorials to guide you in the right direction. The process can be simple or involved depending on the kind of journal you wish to make. Just one layer of premium leather will work for a cover, and you can secure the pages to the cover using wax thread.

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