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In an effort to reduce duplication, this page displays only a selection of the products we offer in this category. Please click on a subcategory in the list on the left to view a complete list of the products we offer in that specific subcategory.


B2605. Paper Delights
Paper Delights.
By Cherryl Moote. 2004.124pp. 5.5"x8.5". . Spiral Paper.

Features card, paper folding & bookbinding ideas for papercrafters who want to showcase special papers.
Projects include dry embossing, iris folding, bargello, basic paper quilting, rotating cards, origami inkwell, origami
kimono and happi coat, a bookmark, a takeout box full of paper fortune cookie books and a miniature library in a folded slip case. 3 pages of color.



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DVD35. Firm Foundations DVD / Moote
Firm Foundations DVD.
Cherryl Moote. 130 min

This DVD teaches you the skills needed for basic bookbinding in a simple, systematic way. Includes tools and materials such as paper, glues/adhesives, and threads. Basic skills that are shown comprise book anatomy, cutting, scoring and folding. More advanced bindings such as creating single signature books, butterfly and pamphlet stitches, folding basic accordion books, feathering paper, and dividing without fractions..

All our DVDs are made to run on USA and Canada machines. If you live outside North America, you should check with the manual for your machine to see if it can play NTSC format DVDs. If your DVD player can’t play our DVDs, your computer may be able to.



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B2998. Photo Op / Moote
B2998. Photo-Op by Cherri Moote. 2007. 132pp. 8.5"x11". Spiral Paper

From vintage images to the instant images of the 21st century we are surrounded by photographs. Are you looking for some great projects to showcase those images? In Photo Op you will find simple display options, clever storage projects, fun albums, arty showcases, and heritage albums. Book artists will find that the projects are versatile, allowing them to explore imagery, form and structure in exciting ways. Examples and suggestions given throughout the book act as a springboard for further artistic explorations.

Photo Op includes instructions for 15 projects and countless variations. Instructions are clear and precise, amply diagrammed with line drawings, and further illustrated with both black and white and color photographs of the projects.

Projects - Meishi Photo Folders, Freeze & Easelback Frames, Folded Easel, Photo & Meandering Corners, Photo Cubes. Books: Turkish Map Fold, Origami Pocket, Photo Carousels, Bellows, Gallery. Albums: Stab Bound, Post & Screw, Heritage Hinge.



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DVD26. Simply Bound DVD / Moote
Simply Bound DVD
By Cherryl Moote. 2003. 130 minutes.

Made to accompany Cherryl's book Simply Bound, a JNB Bestseller. Provides an introduction to basic bookbinding skills. Begins with an overview of basic tools and materials. Fully demonstrates single signature, accordion, tea bag, and lotus books. Good resource for beginners, with clear instruction on the fundamentals.

All our DVDs are made to run on USA and Canada machines. If you live outside North America, you should check with the manual for your machine to see if it can play NTSC format DVDs. If your DVD player can't play our DVDs, your computer may be able to.



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B2870. Building With Stumbling Blocks/Moote
Building With Your Creative Stumbling Blocks
By Cherryl Moote. 2006. 120pp. 8.5" x 11". Spiral Paper

Shows how to make use of your creative blocks through
exploring simple bookbinding, paper crafting and journaling.
Explores creativity, creative growth and discovery with practical activities. Deal with your creative challenges and feel more in control of your creative path. Included in the book are sections on critical voices, setting goals, rediscovering your creative voice, finding time for creativity in your daily life and dealing with the fears and challenges of living a creative life.



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B3850. Beyond Paste Papers: Artists' Books / Kelly
Beyond Paste Papers: Artists' Books by Rosie Kelly. 2012. 23pp. 7"x8.5". Paper

Think of what you would have if you took detailed notes in a Rosie Kelly workshop, but in full color and more compete, and you will have this book. Rosie shares her expertise on painting papers, designing pages, and making a bound book. Step-by-step instructions take you from a blank page to a softcover book, along with inspirational insights and tips & tricks.



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B3904. Journal Your Way / Diehn
B3904. Journal Your Way: Designing & Using Handmade Books by Gwen Diehn. 2013. 180pp. 9"x9". Paper This is a paperback version of Live & Learn: Real Life Journals.

This book celebrates the art of making and using a personalized journal. Inspiring images showcase a rich variety of working journals and introduce longtime journal-keepers through their pages. Also, nine recipients of customized, handcrafted journals from Gwen share their own pages. Two additional insert booklets, "Bookbinding Essentials" and "Choose Your Own Bookbinding Adventure," explain basic techniques and guide you on your journaling adventure.




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B3905. Creative Lettering / Doh
B3905. Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips from Top Artists by Jenny Doh. 2013. 144pp. 8.5"x10". Paper

Rather than a how-to with historical hands, this book covers a broad range of more personal letterforms with many informal drawn letters. They range from doodled words to Linda Schneider’s pictorials with the pointed pen. The alphabets are contributed by calligraphers (including Barbara Close, Martha Lever, and Lisa Engelbrecht), painters, collagists, card makers, fiber artists, and graphic designers who present their perspectives on lettering. They discuss their favorite tools and how they use them to create the alphabets. Their techniques are presented with step-by-step instructions and photos and an exemplar alphabet. Includes examples of finished works. A great book for enlarging your repertoire of informal hands.

(Linda Schneider, pointed pen pictorial calligraphy; Barbara Close, masking fluid letters, textured letters; Martha Lever, framed decorated versals; Lisa Engelbrecht, letterista script, love alphabet blocks.)




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B3909. Little Book of Lettering / Donley
B3909. Little Book of Lettering by Emily Gregory. 2012. 192pp. 6.25x7.25. Hardcover

This inspirational collection of contemporary lettering - handwritten, hand-drawn and digitally rendered - is wide in scope and displays the work of a wide range of lettering artists.




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B3910. Mastering Calligraphy / Godfrey
B3910. Mastering Calligraphy: The Complete Guide to Hand Lettering by Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls. 2013. 288pp. 9x10. Hardcover

This elegant book presents historical hands (such as Roman Capitals, Foundational, Uncial, Carolingian, Gothic, Italic); gestural and ruling pen forms; pointed pen alphabets and brush written forms. For each hand, a main alphabet with ductus is paired with variations, and interspersed are profiles of calligraphers and examples of their work that feature the hand. In addition, at the end of each section there is a related gallery (there are over 125 works shown). Chapters cover backgrounds and colors, layout and composition, illumination, digitizing hand lettering, and creating digital forms.
Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls is a professional calligrapher and teacher based in Perth, Australia




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