Book Art Studio Handbook

Book Art Studio Handbook

Techniques and Methods for Binding Books, Creating Albums, Making Boxes and More

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Quayside Pub Group
How to Make Books, Albums, Slipcases, and More
There’s nothing like making your own sketchbook, or wrapping a favorite book in the perfect homemade slipcase. And you can create it all yourself! Select the tools and materials you’ll need, master basic book-binding techniques, and practice your new skills on 12 eye-catching projects. Then explore the gallery of variations for more inspiration to make each book form your own. Whether you’re an experienced book binder or new to the art, Book Art Studio Handbook will help you take your books to the next level.
 
With Book Art Studio Handbook, you’ll learn how to:
 
- Set up your workspace or studio
- Choose the right board, paper, book cloth, and other supplies for your project
- Fold a textblock, make a sewing template, glue a cover, and practice other essential techniques
- Create albums: Imagine your photos in an Accordion Album with Frames, for example
-  Create books: How about a flexible Tacketed Book to customize?
- Create enclosures: From Slipcase to French Box
- Challenge yourself: Try your hand at an advanced project, such as a Travel Journal


Grand Central Pub
How to Make Books, Albums, Slipcases, and More
There’s nothing like making your own sketchbook, or wrapping a favorite book in the perfect homemade slipcase. And you can create it all yourself! Select the tools and materials you’ll need, master basic book-binding techniques, and practice your new skills on 12 eye-catching projects. Then explore the gallery of variations for more inspiration to make each book form your own. Whether you’re an experienced book binder or new to the art, Book Art Studio Handbook will help you take your books to the next level.
 
With Book Art Studio Handbook, you’ll learn how to:
 
- Set up your workspace or studio
- Choose the right board, paper, book cloth, and other supplies for your project
- Fold a textblock, make a sewing template, glue a cover, and practice other essential techniques
- Create albums: Imagine your photos in an Accordion Album with Frames, for example
-  Create books: How about a flexible Tacketed Book to customize?
- Create enclosures: From Slipcase to French Box
- Challenge yourself: Try your hand at an advanced project, such as a Travel Journal


Baker & Taylor
Presents a guide to bookbinding, providing instructions on choosing the right board and paper, making a sewing template, creating book enclosures, and making specialized books.

Baker
& Taylor

"As the "book" morphs and evolves into a malleable, digital file, interest in the classic form is reignited in book lovers and crafters. The Book Art Studio Handbook offers readers a comprehensive and accessible guide to not only the nuts and bolts of this classic art, but insight into the artisan's lifestyle. This book goes beyond quick craft projects and into the heart of bookmaking, binding, letterpress printing, decorative cover techniques, book conservation, and other book arts. It is an essential companion book for all paper lovers and bibliophiles--especially as the book as object becomes more prominent a concept"--

Publisher: Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, 2013
ISBN: 9781592538188
1592538185
Branch Call Number: 686.3 D689b
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Lapidow, Amy

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