As the world speeds up, the simple sincerity of making things the slow way—with our own careful hands—becomes more worthwhile than ever. Whether you enjoy the peace and quiet of solitary crafting or the delightful chaos of creative time with the kids, you are guaranteed to find something here to spark your inspiration.
Handmade books are the perfect way to take note of those things that ignite your creativity and inspire adventures. These twenty simple projects are meant to be used while out and about—from a canvas-covered camping songbook to a waterproof book perfect for the beach, these books are designed with adventure in mind. Traditional Japanese bookbinding techniques meet contemporary style in this unique collection of projects; the clear step-by-step instructions and… Read More
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A third-generation traditional bookbinder gives easy-to-follow instructions for making all the major, historically important styles of Japanese bindings as well as traditional book cases—the custom-made folding boxes that afford handsome protection for Japan's exquisite books. The authoritative text, written by one of Japan's leading professional bookbinders, has been fully adapted for Western readers. Both American and Japanese suppliers of traditional tools and materials are provided and substitutes are… Read More
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- Barbara B. Stephan
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