Craft thicker-spined books with this bookbinding manual from Cherryl Moote. Designed for paper crafters craving clarity and guidance, this resource unveils the secrets of complex book forms, from multi-signature sewn books to dimensional folded treasures. Whether you aspire to create unique artists' books, elegant sewn journals, or engaging collaborative pieces, this book is brimming with inspiration and know-how. Inside, you'll discover:
- Detailed instructions for fifteen book forms and seven boxes and cases
- Full diagramming and photographs to guide you
- Suggestions for variations to ignite creativity
- Exclusive chapters on knots, stitches, and the kumihimo braid
- Math tricks, conversion charts, templates, and more
Drawing from Cherryl's vast experience in calligraphy, paper, and fabric crafts, Books With Girth features meticulously written instructions that lead you through each project with ease. Her step-by-step approach, coupled with expert math insights, assures success from the start. Tested by a diverse team of paper crafters, this guide is your key to unlocking boundless creativity. Great for bookbinding and papercraft practitioners who already have some experience.
Spiralbound paperback; 240 pages; 8.5” x 11”