How to Make Books: Fold, Cut & Stitch Your Way to a One-of-a-Kind Book

by Esther K. Smith

Hardcover, 2007



Call number

Z271 .S63


Potter Craft (2007), Edition: 1St Edition, Hardcover, 128 pages


From the Publisher: From zines you can fold in a minute to luxurious leather journals and sumptuous sketchbooks, How to Make Books will walk you through the easy basics of bookmaking. Whether you're a writer, a scrapbooker, a political activist, or a postcard collector, let book artist Esther K. Smith be your guide as you discover your inner bookbinder. Using foolproof illustrations and step-by-step instructions, Smith reveals her time-tested techniques in a fun, easy-to-understand way.

User reviews

LibraryThing member lorespar
The coolest thing to happen to paper is to become a book. I've been infected with paperlove, and I want to make books everywhere. My students think I'm crazy, but the instructions are so easy, that it's impossible to stop making little books. I am enjoying the learning experience, and I haven't had to travel to an expensive workshop. If you think you'd like to try to work with paper arts, then you should give this book a try.… (more)
LibraryThing member ampersand_duck
Really good for teaching simple and funky book-making, especially children and teenagers. Excellent diagrams and good typography.
LibraryThing member alpolcyn
interesting and inspiring


Physical description

128 p.; 7.24 x 0.79 inches


0307353362 / 9780307353368

Local notes

Included in MakerChest: Paper #1 (2 copies)
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