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How to make a paper bag book cover
Cut down the side of the bag
Cut the bottom off the bag
so its one large piece of paper like this
Decide which side you want to show If you want the outside to be plain, put the plain side down. If you want the outside to say Piggly Wiggly or whatever is on the outside of your bag, put that side down.
Fold up the bottom edge
Fold down the top edgeImportant! See next slide!
Be sure the paper is folded so that it is SLIGHTLY WIDER than the height of the book!
Fold in the left edge
Slip the cover of the book inside the paper fold. See next pic. too!
IMPORTANT! Close the book!
Cut off a few inches of excess paper
With the book still closed, crease the right edge of the paper even with the book
Slip the back cover inside the paper
Tape the paper to itselfNOT to the book! Tape in 4 places on front and back, top and bottom