I have all of these old composition notebooks from school that I didn't completely use up. Whilst pondering what to do with the paper left over at the back, I saw cassette.'s post
with a coptic bound booklet and thought "hey... I could do that..."
A little while later, I found the perfect
book at a second hand store, so I picked it up and made this notebook for my friend's birthday:
That's bound with embroidery floss -
I did one again for another friend for Christmas - it's one of her favorite books (and yes she is like 20).
I put a few pictures from the book on the front and back covers to cover up the old library markings (I got it used through bookmooch
I bound up that one with this gold thread stuff that was kind of wonky to work with, but it came out pretty cool.
I recommend these as gifts, they're pretty easy to do! I learned from this video