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How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : Final Sewing for a Paperback Book Caddy

How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : Final Sewing for a Paperback Book Caddy

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Hi! I’m Karen for Expert Village. Okay, to finish up you want to knot sort of on the inside here so you don’t have that knot sticking up. Just grab a little bit of material in there and catch the loop, pull the other loop, go through again, pull that loop down. We’ll go through […]

How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : Materials for a Bedside Paperback Book Caddy

How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : Materials for a Bedside Paperback Book Caddy

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Hi! I’m Karen for Expert Village. To make our bedside book caddy, we need a pillowcase. Any size will be fine; king, queen, or standard. It doesn’t matter. This is a standard queen. The first thing you want to do is press it so that it’s nice and flat and easy to work with. Get […]

FANTASY BOOK/SERIES | 2018 TBR [CC]

FANTASY BOOK/SERIES | 2018 TBR [CC]

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Hello, my name is Stephen Alff and welcome back to Alffbooks! Today I would like to share with you some of the fantasy books I’d like to read in 2018! Let’s get started with some classics, big-name books, that I really should already have read but have yet to read! The most glaring of those […]

‘An Inspector Calls’: Mrs Birling Character Analysis (animated)

‘An Inspector Calls’: Mrs Birling Character Analysis (animated)

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JB Priestley uses the character of Mrs Birling to criticise the inequalities of the class system evident within Edwardian society. One of the ways Priestley criticises the class system is through the negative depiction of Mrs Birling as bossy and controlling. We read in the opening stage directions that Mrs Birling is ‘her husband’s social […]

John’s Book Giving Guide for the Holidays!

John’s Book Giving Guide for the Holidays!

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Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday. So, I realize I am a smidge biased here; but I really do think books make the best gifts because they last! I mean, obviously the stories last in your mind. But, the books themselves often do too. I mean, I still have the copy of Tom Sawyer my Mom […]

How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : How to Pin Ribbon for a Paperback Book Caddy

How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : How to Pin Ribbon for a Paperback Book Caddy

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Hi! I’m Karen for Expert Village. This was our 10 inch marking. You see it came at the right place to the beginning of our handle. I’m going to pin this down place and then double check that it’s 2 inches. It’s a little too close. I’ll move it out a bit. It should be […]

How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : How to Sew the Handle for a Paperback Book Caddy

How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : How to Sew the Handle for a Paperback Book Caddy

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Hi! I’m Karen for Expert Village. Let’s sew our other side. We’re going to start where our pin is marking the beginning of the handle. I’m going to pull the pins out so I don’t run over them and break a needle. I’ve got my eye on where it’s supposed to go. You can back […]

Paperback Beach Reads For Summer (Part Two)

Paperback Beach Reads For Summer (Part Two)

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Hi, Wallace here with your Monday video. Today I’m talking about 3 more of the books from my beach read post, which I talked about last time. This week I’m gonna talk about 3 that I have not read yet. So, last time I talked about 3 that I had read that I love. Some […]

How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : How to Sew the Edges of a Paperback Book Caddy

How to Make a Paperback Book Caddy : How to Sew the Edges of a Paperback Book Caddy

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Hi! I’m Karen for Expert Village. Okay, we’ll finish our book cover off by sewing the side edge. First, you’ll want to fold down the sides like this. It should be about 2 1/2 inches, the same place the we ended our sewing our straps. We’ll check. That’s 2 1/2 inches. If you want, you […]

Paperback Beach Reads For Summer (Part One)

Paperback Beach Reads For Summer (Part One)

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Hi. Wallace here with your Monday video. Sorry about this like light line up here that just is the sun and California ahhh. So there’s not much I can do about it, but I’m also not gonna complain because California ahhh is kind of the reason why people live here. So sorry that it looks […]