• Paper Crafts,  Tool Talk

    Got my Binding Buddy!

    One of my most frequently used paper crafting tools is the Zutter Bind-it-All. This tool allows me to punch holes in paper or chipboard, and to compress owire so that I can spiral bind the books I craft. It is so flexible, in fact, that I have used it to punch through layers of fused felt and stabilizer. In the sewing mini notebook shown below, I fused three layers of felt plus stabilizer for my cover, punched it, and then bound the book with owire. One of the drawbacks to the Bind-it-All is that up until recently, it could only compress 6 owire spirals at one time. If you needed…