Expressive Handmade Books

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Projects range from miniature volumes, sewn signatures, pop-ups and accordion books. Clear instructions make this book attractive to beginners. Step-by-Step diagrams and photos throughout An increasingly popular craft trend receives awe-inspiring treatment by a major artist. Alisa Golden (Creating Handmade Books) has created a spectacular guide sure to enlighten both beginners and more advanced students. She provides invaluable instruction on structure - which is where newcomers will focus their energies first - as well as design and content, for those who already have some experience. From measuring and scoring to folding and cutting, from tools for bookbinding to useful media for writing and image-making, there's a rich store of information on the craft - and a wonderfully wide range of projects, too. Make accordion and flag books, including miniature volumes; side bindings, with cross stitching or laced edges; sewn signatures; portfolios; pop-ups; and other creative styles.
 

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User Review  - Kaligrafos - LibraryThing

This book is her third and offers 25 projects for the beginning bookbinder/book artist. You don’t have to be a master bookbinder to enjoy these creations. The instructions are clearly illustrated and ... Read full review

Expressive Handmade Books

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Creative paper folding is the basis for many of the step-by-step projects in this guide. Book artist Golden (Creating Handmade Books ) treats the book with a form of self-expression akin to collage ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter
6
Chapter Three DREAMS FLAGS AND MORE ACCORDIONS
48
Chapter Four SlDE BINDINGS AND SEWN SIGNATURES
75
Chapter Seven
123
Moving Forward
155
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