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Author Weston, Heather.

Title Bookcraft : techniques for binding, folding, and decorating to create books and more / Heather Weston
Published Beverly, Mass. : Quarry, [2008]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  686.3 Wes/Btf  AVAILABLE
Description 128 pages : illustrations, (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction -- Materials -- Tools -- Rules -- 1. Bindings -- Pamphlet-stitch binding -- Single-section case-binding -- Multi-section case-binding -- Perfect binding -- Post binding -- Japanese stab binding -- Dos-à-dos -- Concertina binding -- Flag book -- Tunnel book -- Carousel book -- Flip book -- Portfolio binding -- 2. Page and cover -- Cutting and layering paper -- Surface sculpting -- Debossing -- Embossing -- Folding the page -- Pop-up -- 3. The complete book. -- Structure and narrative -- Surface, light, and shadow -- Transformations -- Pushing the boundaries
Summary This guide provides the essential ingredients for designing and making your own books, from simple binding and finishing techniques to complex complete products. Projects are designed to suit a variety of skill levels from beginner to advanced, and use a step-by-step approach to learning the necessary skills
Notes "A Quarto book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bookbinding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 2008016278
ISBN 9781592534555 (paperback)
Other Titles Techniques for binding, folding, and decorating to create books and more