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How to make books

Author: Esther K Smith; Lindsay Stadig; David Michael Zimmerman
Publisher: New York : Potter Craft, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: From zines you can fold in a minute to luxurious leather journals and sumptuous sketchbooks, How to Make Books will walk you through the easy basics of bookmaking. Whether you're a writer, a scrapbook maker, a political activist, or a postcard collector, let book artist Esther K. Smith be your guide as you discover your inner bookbinder. Using foolproof illustrations and step-by-step  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Esther K.
How to make books.
New York : Potter Craft, c2007
(DLC) 2007014216
(OCoLC)123349651
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esther K Smith; Lindsay Stadig; David Michael Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780770434199 0770434193
OCLC Number: 812193126
Notes: Subtitle on cover: fold, cut & stitch your way to a one-of-a-kind book.
Description: 1 online resource (128 p.) : col. ill.
Contents: Introduction --
1. Instant books. Basic instant book --
Tall and square instant books --
Instant zines --
One-of-a-kind instant books --
Cloth instant book for babies of all ages --
2. Accordions. Three instant accordions --
Self-hinged accordion dummy --
Spines --
Bellybands --
Pocket covers --
Accordion postcard album --
Pocket accordion business-card holder --
3. Stab stitch. Recycled-paper book --
Slack stab-stitched recycled book --
Stab-stitch variations --
Envelope book --
Group book: gift for a teacher --
Stab-stitched cloth book --
4. Pamphlets and chapbooks. Basic three-hole pamphlet --
Printed alphabet book --
Little black cocktail book --
Combo of crazy papers --
5. Mutant books. Basic model accordion stitched into cover --
Basic model accordion combo: secret book --
Do si do --
Travel journal with concertina and pamphlets --
6. Long stitch. Cake box book --
Leather journal --
7. Coptic. Postcard coptic --
Large sketchbook --
Coptic cover --
Resources --
Some books that I like --
Thank you --
About the author --
Index.
Other Titles: How to make books :
Responsibility: Esther K. Smith ; illustrations Lindsay Stadig ; photographs David Michael Zimmerman.
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From pamphlets and zines you can fold in a minute to leather journals and sketchbooks, this title walks you through the basics of bookmaking.  Read more...

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