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.
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
- edited by
- Barbara B. Stephan
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