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How to Make Books: Fold, Cut & Stitch Your Way to a One-Of-A-Kind Book

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Publisher Comments:

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We all love to read and learn from books, but The Repurposed Library takes our passion even further, presenting us with 33 projects to make--quite literally--out of books. For these projects, Lisa Occhipinti rescues and repurposes orphaned and outdated books from flea markets and library sales and turns them into new art objects and practical items for the home. Her creations range from artfully constructed mobiles, wreaths, and vases, to functional items like shelves, storage boxes, and even a Kindle \"keeper\" for those who want to replicate the sensation of holding a \"real\" book while reading from an e-reader. Projects utilize every imaginable part of a book--from hardback cover to individual pages--and are a DIY celebration of a new way to view a book\'s potential.
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With Smiths hands-on guide, readers can learn the art of making cloth books using techniques as simple as folding, cutting, and stitching.

Synopsis:

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 youre a writer, a scrapbooker, 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 instructions, Smith reveals her time-tested techniques in a fun, easy-to-understand way.

About the Author

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Lisa Occhipinti is a former faculty member at the New Hampshire Institute of Art and Currier Museum of Art Center. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe and on multiple websites and blogs, including Apartment Therapy, Publishers Weekly, and the New Yorker. She lives in Venice Beach, California.
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ISBN:
9780307353368
Author:
Smith, Esther K
Publisher:
Potter Craft
Photographer:
Zimmerman, David Michael
Illustrator:
Stadig, Lindsay
Author:
Smith, Esther K.
Author:
Occhipinti, Lisa
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Bookbinding
Subject:
Book Printing & Binding
Subject:
Crafts-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
110 4-C PHOTOGRAPHS
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.63 x 7.38 in

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"Synopsis" by , With Smiths hands-on guide, readers can learn the art of making cloth books using techniques as simple as folding, cutting, and stitching.
"Synopsis" by , 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 youre a writer, a scrapbooker, 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 instructions, Smith reveals her time-tested techniques in a fun, easy-to-understand way.
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