Creating Handmade Books / Edition 1

Creating Handmade Books / Edition 1

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by Alisa Golden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0806988258

ISBN-13: 2900806988251

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Sterling

Everyone has a story to tell--so make your own book to tell it with! From the scissors that snip the pages to the glues and stitches and ties that bind them; from elaborate compound structures with pockets to multiple signatures in a thick, sewn volume, here are the techniques you need…  See more details below

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Everyone has a story to tell--so make your own book to tell it with! From the scissors that snip the pages to the glues and stitches and ties that bind them; from elaborate compound structures with pockets to multiple signatures in a thick, sewn volume, here are the techniques you need and the styles you want. Cut and fold pages in a simple accordion, or hide a second book inside. Create pop-ups, fan, and slot-and-tab books. Construct handscrolls and hanging ones, soft- and hardcovers, even portfolios and boxes. Hundreds of illustrations and diagrams will guide you, and dozens of striking pictures will seize your imagination!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900806988251
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128

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Creating Handmade Books 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book to get me started in making books with a handmade, artistic appeal (not finely-bound constructions). The author is an artist/writer and her book encourages you to showcase your prose, poetry or artwork in book form. There is a good range of easy-to-make book types that you can learn here. Tools and materials required are minimal & easy to find. Great sample pictures and straight-forward diagrams. However! there are many explanations & additional information missing in the instructions. Very frustrating when you're just starting out! Maybe not the best book for a beginner but definitely a worthy addition to one's library.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago