Little Book of Book Making: Timeless Techniques and Fresh by Charlotte Rivers

By Charlotte Rivers

Making books through hand hasn't ever been cooler, with this inspiring consultant to 30 best bookmakers operating this day, plus 21 tutorials for crucial strategies to make your personal books.

Crafters, artists, writers, and publication enthusiasts can't face up to a fantastically handbound ebook. choked with splendidly eclectic examples, this publication explores the fascinating inventive probabilities of bookmaking as a contemporary artwork shape, together with a variety of bindings, fabrics, and elaborations. Featured suggestions comprise every thing from Coptic to concertina binding, in addition to experimental web page remedies akin to sumi-e ink marbling and wheat paste. as well as web page after web page of idea from best modern binderies, Little e-book of Bookmaking encompasses a functional part of 21 easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials.

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Bring MC and CC yarn to the front of the work. With CC, P1. Bring both yarns to the back of the work. Repeat. When you come to a square on the chart where the CC should show on the side facing you, purl the MC stitch that corresponds to that square and knit the CC stitch. MOOD ENHANCERS: Captain Blood (1935); The Sea Hawk (1940); The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge SKILLS USED: GAUGE: 24 sts × 32 rows = 4" (10cm) in stockinette stitch Double Knit Decrease Change the order of the next 4 sts from MC, CC, MC, CC to MC, MC, CC, CC.

With the wrong side out on the fabric, seam the lining together and baste together the top as marked on the template. Clip the fabric as marked and press the seams back. Remove the basting thread. Fold the top edge down and press flat, and repeat, as indicated on the template (the top ¼" (6mm), and then the next ½" (13mm). Stitch through all three layers 1⁄8" (3mm) from the first fold, creating a sleeve for the drawstring. Repeat for the other side. Place the lining on the inside of the squid so the seam is centered under the feeding tentacles, and the top corners frame either tentacle’s three stitches.

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