Handmade Books for Everyday Adventures: 20 Bookbinding Projects for Explorers, Travelers, and Nature Lovers

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Shambhala Publications, Incorporated, May 17, 2013 - Crafts & Hobbies - 208 pages
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The handmade books presented here are meant to spark outings and offer creative ways for you to explore your personal style and interests: Make treasure hunts even more special with a personalized Treasure Hunt Collection Bag and Notebook. Take notes at the beach with a Waterproof Book made with Tyvek pages. Make a canvas-covered Camping Songbook to take with you to the campsite. In this collection of twenty Japanese bookbinding projects, traditional techniques meet contemporary style, from easy-to-fold accordion books to the intricate Japanese stab-stitch bindings. Book artist Erin Zamrzla makes bookbinding easy and unintimidating. Her clear step-by-step instructions make even the more complicated stitches easy to re-create. Information on the basics of bookbindingand-including terminology, tools, and techniquesand-is included, and many projects encourage the creative use of ordinary and recycled materials. The projects are: Everyday Outings andandandand andGrocery List Pad andandandand andLunch Box Notes andandandand andNecklace Book andandandand andCross-Stitch Cover andandandand andWrite Your Own Story Journal Outdoor Play andandandand andTreasure Hunt Collection Bag and Notebook andandandand andLittle League Score Book andandandand andWaterproof Book andandandand andBicycle Book andandandand andTexture Collector Nature Excursions andandandand andObservation Journal andandandand andLeaf and Flower Press andandandand andFishing Log andandandand andStargazing Log andandandand andCamping Songbook Road Trips andandandand andTiny Tickets Memorabilia Book andandandand andPhoto Notes andandandand andNotes from the Road Postcard Book andandandand andFold-Out Map Booklet andandandand andThings to Check Out

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Handmade Books for Everyday Adventures: 20 Bookbinding Projects for Explorers, Travelers, and Nature Lovers

User Review  - Nanette Donohue - Book Verdict

Zamrzla (At Home with Handmade Books) specializes in creating unique hand-bound books through Japanese binding techniques, and this collection of projects made from repurposed or recycled materials ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stacy Palm - Goodreads

I do a bunch of paper craft projects each year, and I would actually say that paper crafting is one of most favorite hobbies. I also have an 11 year old daughter who is an inspiring author. So you can ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Erin Zamrzla earned BFA and MFA degrees in graphic design from Fort Hays State University. Her creations have been featured in Ready Made magazine, and on Design*Sponge, www.coudal.com, www.boingboing.net, www.craftzine.com, www.makezine.com, and www.NOTCOT.org. She is currently designing, painting, and binding books from her home in Santa Monica, California. See more of her work at www.erinzam.com.

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