Simply Bound - Beginnings in Bookbinding by Cherryl Moote



Simply Bound - Beginnings in Bookbinding by Cherryl Moote



Publisher’s Synopsis

Simply Bound: Beginnings in Bookbinding is an ideal resource for papercrafters or anyone just beginning to make books. If you want to make simple sewn books or learn how to fold an accordion book properly this book provides you with an overview of the basic skills and tools beginners need to know.

Each project includes guidance for choosing the proper papers and materials and detailed sizing and cutting instructions are given. Instructions are accompanied by full diagrams and have been tested by a team of paper crafters to ensure that they work properly. Simply Bound contains written instructions and diagrams for sixteen bookbinding projects:
  • Single Signature Books
  • Two-Sewn-As-One Books
  • Lotus Books
  • Tea Bag Books
  • Mailable Journal
  • Two Minute Book
  • Carol's Envelope Book
  • Shipping Tag Books
  • Basic Accordion
  • Elegant Accordion
  • Flutterbook
  • Pop-up Accordion
  • Meander Books
  • Triangular Concertina
  • Fold Down Accordion
  • Origami Pocket Book
A companion DVD is available (from which features a guide to tools, materials and basic bookbinding skills. Several of the projects from the book are created from beginning to end, providing an enriched learning opportunity.

Cherry Moote's background in calligraphy, her love of paper and fabric crafts, her experience as a teacher along with her ability to write clear instructions have contributed to the success of her series of bookbinding and paper crafting books. She has earned an international reputation for writing instructions that take you through each project in a step-by step way that gives you immediate success - she even does the math for you!

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1st edition, 2001, ring-bound Pb, 80pp, full of monochrome illustrations, 22 x 28 cm

Simply Bound - Beginnings in Bookbinding by Cherryl Moote
£18.99 EUR 23.41