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Bookbinding Instructional

B2429. Simply Bound / Moote
Simply Bound: Beginnings in Bookbinding
By Cherryl Moote. 2001.80pp. 8.5" x 11". Spiral Paper.

*Currently out of print. If ordered will backorder and we will contact the customer when they arrive.*

For papercrafters & others wanting to start making books, this manual gives clear,precise instructions with step-by-step illustrations for 16 projects, including meander books, lotus books, tea bag books, flutter books, & single signature. Bestseller.

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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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B4044. Cover To Cover 20th Anniversary Ed / LaPlantz
B4044. Cover To Cover 20th Anniversary Edition: Creative Techniques for Making Beautiful Books, Journals & Albums by Shereen LaPlantz. 144 pages. 8.5"x10". Paper

First published in 1995, Cover to Cover helped launch many of us into the craft of making books by hand. This beautiful 20th anniversary edition can do the same for you with its foundational, step-by-step instructions. It explains all the basics and shows how to create, fold, assemble, and stitch a range of books and journals, from simple pamphlets to accordion-folded signatures, using a variety of materials. Shereen LaPlantz was the founder of the magazine Bound & Lettered.

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B4217. Books, Boxes, and Portfolios /Zeier
B4217. Books, Boxes and Portfolios: Binding, Construction, and Design Step-by-Step by Frank Zeier. 1990. 304pp. 7"x10". Hardcover

In this introduction to the techniques of bookbinding, Franz Zeier guides readers step-by-step through projects for making a variety of boxes, portfolios, book covers, photograph albums, mats, and sewn and adhesive-bound books.

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B3039. Building a Book, Binding a Poem / Kennedy & Abrams-Morley
B3039. Building a Book, Binding a Poem: Artists’ Books in the Classroom by Meg Kennedy and Liz Abrams-Morley. 2010. 165pp. 8.25" x 11". Paper


This book for middle school and high school teachers is based on the authors’ extensive experience conducting school residencies and teacher workshops over nearly two decades. The book demystifies the tasks of writing poetry and creating books with students. The book presents techniques of page decoration and book construction and various writing exercises, which are then incorporated into a series of step-by-step projects that the students can make.

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B4222. Making Books: A Guide to Creating Handcrafted Books
B4222. Making Books: A Guide to Creating Handcrafted Books. London Centre for Book Arts. 2017. 192pp. 8"x10". Hardcover.

This authorative manual for creating hand-bound books offers beginners and advanced artists alike a comprehensive overview of the tools, principles, and techniques used in hand bookbinding. Through hundreds of vibrant photographs and clear illustrations showing step-by-step instructions, you are led through six bookbinding projects, from pamphlets and concertinas to multi-section case bindings, to learn and master.

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