Download e-book for kindle: Adventures in Bookbinding: Handcrafting Mixed-Media Books by Jeannine Stein

By Jeannine Stein

ISBN-10: 1592536875

ISBN-13: 9781592536870

Discover fascinating tools of mixing bookbinding with particular crafts resembling quilting, jewellery making, or polymer clay with Adventures in Bookbinding! With diversified degrees of craftsmanship together with simple, beginner, and specialist, this ebook is full of illustrated step by step directions and images that exhibit how you can build the canopy pages, create special bindings, and lots more and plenty extra with a various diversity of media.

From a needle-felted magazine to a quilted workbook (and many more), each one undertaking additionally good points different types with an analogous binding geared to these with roughly adventure. The beginner model is in case you don't have any wisdom of the craft and need shortcuts, yet love the glance. The professional model is in the event you have loads of wisdom and skillability of a definite craft—the grasp artwork quilter, for instance. For this model, a professional visitor artist has created the canopy and the writer has created the binding. this provides another artistic chance: the collaborative venture. when you love becoming concerned with round-robins and different shared endeavors, it will express you yet one more method to mix your abilities with different crafters!

Discover never-ending chances and demanding situations that would without end encourage you with Adventures in Bookbinding!

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Nicki started weaving in 2002 when her mother, a fiber artist, passed away and she inherited her two looms. More have been added over the years. The piece used for the cover of this sketchbook was one Nicki designed and wove in a Navajo weaving workshop (she considers it a sampler) that wasn’t being displayed. Since her woven sampler was textured and earthy, I used three dried twigs and blue and red waxed linen thread for the binding. Real wood and stone buttons form the closure, and the tie is made with a two-strand ply of waxed linen thread.

Tack the foot to the leg on either side of the stitch line with a needle and thread (See C). 5 cm) and whipstitch the neck to the body (see page 17). The seam will be covered by the scarf. 3 cm) of each leg inside the body at the marks. Sew the opening closed with a slipstitch (see page 17), capturing the legs at the same time (See D). 6 cm) piece of fabric in half lengthwise, RST. Stitch one short and one long side with a ¼" (6 mm) seam allowance, leaving one short side open. Clip across the corners close to the stitching, turn right side out, and press.

Allow the papers to dry completely—this may take one or two hours, depending on the humidity. { 4 } Stamp a design on the left side of the canvas using the permanent black rubber-stamp ink. When the ink is dry, spray the canvas with a coat of acrylic sealer and allow it to dry. Brush a thin layer of gesso over the stamped area with a foam brush. While the gesso is still wet, remove some of it with a paper towel so the stamped image looks whitewashed; allow to dry (See D). Cover the entire canvas with two or three thin coats of gel medium, allowing each coat to dry before adding the next.

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