Adventures in Bookbinding: Handcrafting Mixed-Media Books by Jeannine Stein

By Jeannine Stein

Discover exciting tools of mixing bookbinding with particular crafts similar to quilting, jewellery making, or polymer clay with Adventures in Bookbinding! With diversified degrees of craftsmanship together with uncomplicated, beginner, and specialist, this ebook is stuffed with illustrated step by step directions and images that exhibit find out how to build the canopy pages, create exact bindings, and masses extra with a various diversity of media.

From a needle-felted magazine to a quilted workbook (and many more), each one venture additionally positive aspects different types with an analogous binding geared to these with kind of event. The amateur model is if you don't have any wisdom of the craft and wish shortcuts, yet love the glance. The specialist model is if you happen to have loads of wisdom and talent of a definite craft—the grasp paintings quilter, for instance. For this model, a professional visitor artist has created the canopy and the writer has created the binding. this provides another inventive chance: the collaborative undertaking. for those who love becoming concerned with round-robins and different shared endeavors, it will express you yet one more strategy to mix your abilities with different crafters!

Discover unending chances and demanding situations that might endlessly encourage you with Adventures in Bookbinding!

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Grab the other end of the wire and do the same, but with the loop facing the opposite direction, forming an S shape. 9 cm). Place the wire piece on a bench block and flatten with the flat end of the ball-peen hammer (See E). Repeat for the other seven wire pieces. Connect the scrolls with the 8-mm jump rings, making sure the scrolls are facing opposite directions. Bend the wire over the pliers for the loop. { 8 } Punch 8" (3 mm) holes in the middle of the top and bottom of the spine and set the 8" (3 mm) eyelets.

Repeat for the other seven wire pieces. Connect the scrolls with the 8-mm jump rings, making sure the scrolls are facing opposite directions. Bend the wire over the pliers for the loop. { 8 } Punch 8" (3 mm) holes in the middle of the top and bottom of the spine and set the 8" (3 mm) eyelets. Attach the link chain with two 10-mm jump rings. { 9 } To make the wire-wrapped beads, insert a headpin into a bead or beads. Grab the headpin at the top of the bead with the tip of the round-nose pliers and bend the wire toward you to a 90-degree angle (See F).

Indd 32 2/10/11 6:31 PM 2/10/11 6:25 PM (Text) (RAY) Job No:01-23419 Title:RP-Adventures in Booking 02-C60710 #150 Dtp:204 Page:32 F g C Bend the wire at a 90° angle. 1 cm) pieces of the 16-gauge antiqued wire (more or fewer pieces might be needed to fit the height of your book). Grab one end of the wire with the tip of the round-nose pliers and bend the wire into itself, forming a loop (See D). Grab the other end of the wire and do the same, but with the loop facing the opposite direction, forming an S shape.

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