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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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B3958. Art Made From Books / Heyenga
B3958. Art Made from Books: Altered, Sculpted, Carved, Transformed. Edited by Laura Heyenga. 2013. 176pp. 7.25"x9.25". Hardcover

Some book artists use the mass-produced printed book as their basic material. They cut, carve, stack, and stitch unwanted books to produce original and compelling works. This definitive collection ranges from whimsical pop-up landscapes to powerful sculptures. More than 200 photographs.




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B3950. Thread Loves Paper / Marks
B3950. Thread Loves Paper: Contemporary Artist Books by Emily Marks. 2012. 74pp. 11"x8.5". Paper

This book, which grew out of an exhibition the author curated, shows how 25 book artists use thread in their work. Chapters on covers, bindings, hand embroidery, machine stitching, and altered books provide a historical perspective and then display book art examples along with statements by the makers. You learn how the artists think and of their experiences, and gain insights into how they create unique artworks. Large, full-color images are provided for each artist’s book.



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SD27. Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials
Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials by Jeanne Stein. 2009. 256pp. 8.5" x 9". Paperback.

The back cover and final 9 pages have been slightly bent.

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Re-Bound is a beautiful book on bookbinding with a fun green twist-all the projects use recycled and upcycled materials. This book shows you how to take everyday materials from around the house, flea markets, thrift stores, and hardware stores and turn them into clever and eye-catching hand-made books.




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