Using Fabric to Cover Books and Boxes Part 2: Hinged Boxes

 Trays constructed; now for a bit of sanding and then to cover and assemble!

Trays constructed; now for a bit of sanding and then to cover and assemble!

 I used the golden dragonfly patterned fabric with this interior and case.

I used the golden dragonfly patterned fabric with this interior and case.

 An all important step in  making a box  -  nipping  - applying a bit of pressure when joining the box to the case (what will become the box cover).

An all important step in  making a box  - nipping - applying a bit of pressure when joining the box to the case (what will become the box cover).

Designing and building boxes is another way that I use fabric I have backed with Kozo paper. I enjoy personalizing boxes in this way.

 I wrapped this tray in Bugra paper - the color works well with these fabrics.

I wrapped this tray in Bugra paper - the color works well with these fabrics.

 Playing around with another color combination - so much fun!

Playing around with another color combination - so much fun!

 They are almost finished. I am letting them dry with weights. This step helps secure the joining of the tray and case. The papers in the foreground will be cut down and applied to inside of the box top.   

They are almost finished. I am letting them dry with weights. This step helps secure the joining of the tray and case. The papers in the foreground will be cut down and applied to inside of the box top.

 

 They are  finished; ready to hold special objects and mementoes!

They are  finished; ready to hold special objects and mementoes!