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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 / Moote
Paper Delight 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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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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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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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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B3911. Sign Painters / Levine
B3911. Sign Painters by Faythe Levine, Sam Macon. 2012. 176pp. 7.5x 9.5 Paper

As recently as the 1980s, storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were hand-lettered with brush and paint. (This skilled trade has been largely replaced by computer-designed, die-cut vinyl lettering and inkjet printers.) This book documents these dedicated practitioners, their time-honored methods, and their appreciation for quality and craftsmanship. It features stories and photographs of more than two dozen sign painters working in cities throughout the United States profiling sign painters young and old, from the new vanguard working solo to collaborative shops such as San Francisco's New Bohemia Signs and New York's Colossal Media's Sky High Murals. 200 color illustrations.




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B3915. Playing with Image Transfers / Cerruti
B3915. Playing with Image Transfers: Exploring Creative Imagery for Use in Art, Mixed Media, and Design by Courtney Cerruti. 2013. 144pp. 8.5x10. Flexibound

These valuable techniques allow you to reproduce a unique image from any source and apply it to a myriad of surfaces. Teaches you the four image transfer methods: Packing Tape, Solvent, Medium, and Acrylic transfers. Covers the basics and presents projects that include gift boxes, albums, sketchbook covers, wall art, accordion books, and much more. 250 color photos.



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B3326. Handmade Books (Lark Studio Series) / Hemachandra
Lark Studio Series: Handmade Books by Ray Hemachandra. 2010. 204pp. 5"x5". Paper

This book presents an inspiring gallery of bookmaking today, with artists' books, hand-bound books, and leather-tooled covers. The books feature handmade papers and bindings that show the potential of the form. Contributors include Jeanne Germani, David Hodges, Laura Wait, and a host of others.




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