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At Home With Handmade Books

28 Extraordinary Bookbinding Projects Made From Ordinary and Repurposed Materials
Zamrzla, Erin (Book - 2011)
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At Home With Handmade Books
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The handmade books presented here offer creative ways for you to explore your personal styles and interests: Create a record of this year's garden with a book made out of seed packets. Collect your favorite recipes under the protective cover of a plastic cutting mat. Make simple memo pads out of recycle bin scraps. In this collection of twenty-eight Japanese bookbinding projects, traditional techniques meet contemporary style, from easy-to-fold accordion books to the intricate and interesting Japanese stab-stitch bindings. Book artist Erin Zamrzla makes Japanese stab binding easy and unintimidating. Her clear step-by-step instructions make even the more complicated stitches easy to re-create. Information on the basics of bookbinding, including terminology, tools, and techniques are included and many projects encourage the creative use of ordinary and recycled materials. Make the projects in this book and discover creative ways to chronicle your life's adventures.
Authors: Zamrzla, Erin
Title: At home with handmade books
28 extraordinary bookbinding projects made from ordinary and repurposed materials
Publisher: Boston : Trumpeter, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 191 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Erin Zamrzla
Contents: Accordion books
Flutter books
Four-hole binding & variations
Yamato binding
Account books
Ledger books
ISBN: 1590308220
Branch Call Number: 686.3 Z26a 2011
Subject Headings: Bookbinding Handbooks, manuals, etc
Topical Term: Bookbinding
LCCN: 2010033145
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Jan 07, 2012
  • timnah rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Not terribly extraordinary.


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