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How to Make Books by Esther K. Smith

How to Make Books

How to Make Books by Esther K. Smith
Nov 06, 2007 | 128 Pages
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    Nov 06, 2007 | 128 Pages

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    Jun 06, 2012 | 128 Pages

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“From the letter-press cover on thick cardboard to the simple, step-by-step instructions that are accompanied by illustrations and photos of finished products inside, this how-to will be the favorite of anyone who wants to make a book. Absolute beginners can be successful from the first page with an instant book-all that is needed is a sheet of paper. Besides paper, most projects call for the same three materials: awls, curved needles, and waxed thread. The most complicated one involves Coptic binding, which might take a couple of tries to get right but, even so, is doable. A resource list is included, as well as a bibliography of titles the author recommends. It is easy to see that bookmaking could become addictive. Crafty teens as well as those who create their own zines will want to take a look.”
School Library Journal, Charlotte Bradshaw, San Mateo County Library, CA

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