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Wipe Clean Cookbook Holder

Need a wipe clean and attractive cookbook holder? You can also make these for gifts! Take very heavy gauge clear vinyl (usually available at a fabric store from a big roll). Cut it to fit your largest cookbook open flat on your counter, and add 2 inches on the left and right side. Sew a long skinny tube on each side, making sure that the tube is big enough to hold a row of marbles or flower weights. Fill the tubes with the marbles and sew the ends. Trim off any excess vinyl.

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This will keep your books clean, and the marbles keep the book flat. I even use it when cooking from a recipe clipping to keep it clean on my counter. Just roll up when not in use!

Source: I saw it in a gift catalog years ago and have made several since then.

By Ginny from Murrells Inlet, SC

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June 29, 20100 found this helpful

Can you post a picture?

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July 7, 20100 found this helpful

I would also like a picture not sure if I understand the directions, thanks for the tip Pat.

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July 8, 20100 found this helpful

Here is a photo; the marbles I used are clear (which show up as very white in the picture) and black. Hope that helps. The whole thing just rolls up when not in use.

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Thanks!

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April 9, 20120 found this helpful

Not sure how I missed this the first time around (in 2010) but I am sure glad I saw it this time. I can't wait to make one or two of these!

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