“Beautifully presented...Not only edifies but encourages as it instructs curious readers in bookbinding techniques...clearly and excitingly illustrated with diagrams of procedural steps and color photographs of the finished product...Golden explores an amazing range of possibilities for journals, photo albums, poetry books, and more...An especially attractive crafts book.”—Booklist.
An introductory guide to handmade books that describes materials and techniques and provides step-by-step instructions for eleven projects, plus photos of several other project ideas; includes a list of suppliers.
An increasingly popular craft receives awe-inspiring treatment by major artist Alisa Golden (Creating Handmade Books). She provides invaluable instruction on structure -the starting point for beginners, as well as design and content for the more experienced. Includes a wide range of projects as well as the skills of the craft.
Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials
Author: Jeannine Stein
Publisher: Quarry Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
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.
An on-the-page gallery is illustrated with hundreds of photographs that showcase the finest work of the contributors who have been inspired to explore the unlimited possibilities of bookbinding and the related arts.
A crafting anthology that allows readers to experience the magic of storybooks again in a marvelous new way by recreating and reinterpreting the picture book offers a host of ideas and inspiration and presents lovingly designed story spreads and covers. Original.