Synopses & Reviews
“The author, whose love and dedication to this craft is more than obvious, begins her course with a rundown on optional materials as well as essential tools....Golden explores an amazing range of possibilities for journals, photo albums, poetry books, and more....An especially attractive crafts book.”—Booklist.
Everyone has a story to tell -- so make your own book to tell it with! From the scissors that snip the pages, to the glues and stitches and ties that bind them; from elaborate compound structures with pockets, to multiple signatures in a thick, sewn volume, here are the techniques you need and the styles you want. Cut and fold pages in a simple accordion, or hide a second book inside. Create pop-ups, fan, and slot and tab books. Construct handscrolls and hanging ones, soft and hardcovers, even portfolios and boxes. Hundreds of illustrations and diagrams will guide you, and dozens of striking pictures will seize your imagination!