Little Book of Book Making

Little Book of Book Making

Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Beautiful Handmade Books

Book - 2014 | First American edition.
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"Making books by hand has never been cooler, with this inspiring guide to 30 top bookmakers working today, plus 21 tutorials for essential techniques to make your own books. Crafters, artists, writers, and book lovers can't resist a beautifully handbound book. Packed with wonderfully eclectic examples, this book explores the intriguing creative possibilities of bookmaking as a modern art form, including a wide range of bindings, materials, and embellishments. Featured techniques include everything from Coptic to concertina binding, as well as experimental page treatments such as sumi-e ink marbling and wheat paste. In addition to page after page of inspiration from leading contemporary binderies, Little Book of Bookmaking includes a practical section of 21 easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Potter Craft, [2014]
Edition: First American edition.
ISBN: 9780770435141
Branch Call Number: 686 RIVERS
Characteristics: 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm


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May 27, 2019

I love making handmade notebooks and journals, but mine are painfully obviously handmade. The notebooks pictured in this volume are actual works of art. Great book, very inspiring.


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