Bookbinding or Leather Glue
1 packet (¼ ounce) unflavored gelatin
3 tbls. Boiling water
1 tbls. Vinegar
1 tsp. Glycerin
1. In a pan, add gelatin to boiling water. Stir until gelatin is completely dissolved.
2. Add vinegar and glycerin. Stir until well mixed.
Makes about 1/3 cup. For larger projects, double the recipe.
How to use it: While the glue is still war, apply a thin layer with a brush. This waterproof glue is excellent for binding leather to leather.
It also makes a good flexible glue for use on paper, or for gluing cloth to cardboard for making notebook binders or scrapbooks.
Stored in a tightly capped plastic or glass jar, this glue will keep for several months. It will gel in the bottle after a few days. Warm bottle in hot water to reuse glue.