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Cover to Cover: Creative Techniques for Making Beautiful Books, Journals & Albums

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First published in 1995, Cover to Cover quickly became renowned in the bookmaking community as the definitive guide to the art. This beautiful revised 20th anniversary edition, now in full color, features updated photography and a fresh interior designand#8212;while still retaining the foundational instructions that made it crafters' go-to reference. After introducing all the bookbinding basics, it shows readers, step by step, how to create, fold, assemble, and stitch a wide range of books and journals, from simple pamphlets to accordion-folded signatures, using a variety of materials.
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Synopsis:

Bind a book beautifully, with these whimsical and stylish projects from bookbinder extraordinaire Erica Ekrem. With her novel approach to traditional techniques, and the use of repurposed materials, Ekrem has devised creative fun for book artists of all levels. Choose from three categories: Vintage, Nature, and Leather. Make books from mason jars and seashells, a classic leather-bound photo album, and other works of art.

Synopsis:

This volume starts with an introduction to seven basic book structures, including pamphlets, fold books, Japanese stab bindings, and traditional codices. There's a project for each one that's described and pictured in easy steps, and shown in over 170 color photos.

Synopsis:

Even a beginner can start right out producing uniquely charming and elegant journals, albums, scrapbooks, and more. Envision handmade books to hold your writings, poems, photos, and keepsakes. More than 170 photos to inspire, and hundreds of illustrations to guide readers through the basics of an almost infinite variety of imaginative styles.

About the Author

Erica Ekrem is a professional bookbinder and graphic designer living on Orcas Island, off the coast of Washington State, USA. She was recently a featured artist on Etsy's blog. This is her first book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780937274873
Subtitle:
Over 20 Artful Handmade Books
Author:
LaPlantz, Shereen
Author:
Erica
Author:
Ekrem, Erica
Author:
Ekrem,
Publisher:
Lark Crafts
Location:
Asheville, N.C.
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Book design
Subject:
Bookbinding
Subject:
Bookbinding x
Subject:
Book Printing & Binding
Subject:
Crafts-General
Subject:
BG-REFERENCE - BG-REFERENCE
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
v. 75, no. 1
Publication Date:
20150127
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
Bind a book beautifully, with these whimsical and stylish projects from bookbinder extraordinaire Erica Ekrem. With her novel approach to traditional techniques, and the use of repurposed materials, Ekrem has devised creative fun for book artists of all levels. Choose from three categories: Vintage, Nature, and Leather. Make books from mason jars and seashells, a classic leather-bound photo album, and other works of art.
"Synopsis" by , This volume starts with an introduction to seven basic book structures, including pamphlets, fold books, Japanese stab bindings, and traditional codices. There's a project for each one that's described and pictured in easy steps, and shown in over 170 color photos.
"Synopsis" by ,
Even a beginner can start right out producing uniquely charming and elegant journals, albums, scrapbooks, and more. Envision handmade books to hold your writings, poems, photos, and keepsakes. More than 170 photos to inspire, and hundreds of illustrations to guide readers through the basics of an almost infinite variety of imaginative styles.

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