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Bookbinding Instructional


B3442. Fold / Moote
Fold by Cherryl Moote. 2011. 120pp. 8.5"x11". Spiral-bound softcover.

Shows you how to use simple paper-folding techniques to create books, envelopes, fold outs, explosion folds, 3D structures, and cards. A fold is a magical thing. With just one crease a flat piece of paper is transformed and on its way to become a new creation. The instructions for over 20 projects are complete, well-illustrated, easy to follow, and thoroughly tested. Also includes detailed information about paper-crafting tools, materials, and work techniques. All the info you need to create your own magical and fun paper works. Black & white illustrations, full-color gallery.



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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 authoritative 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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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.




Your Price $39.00

B2429. Simply Bound / Moote
Simply Bound: Beginnings in Bookbinding by Cherryl Moote. 2001.80pp. 8.5" x 11". Spiral-bound softcover.

For paper crafters and 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.




Your Price $19.95

B4293. Introduction to Bookbinding & Custom Cases /Hollander & Hollander
B4293. Introduction to Bookbinding & Custom Cases: A Project Approach for Learning Traditional Methods by Tom Hollander and Cindy Hollander. 2019. 208pp. 8.5" x 11". Hardcover.

Tom and Cindy first teach you beginning- and intermediate-level skills for traditional bookbinding. Then, instead of many projects with sparse instructions, you get detailed instructions and a gracious plenty of step-by-step photos for each of five binding projects: pamphlet-style books, the flat-back book, the round-back book, and the construction of slipcases and clamshell boxes. Tom and Cindy are there guiding you through each step and process, helping you succeed. They next provide resources for you to make your own books and a galley of their books and boxes for inspiration.




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