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Re: teaching bookmaking
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- Subject: Re: teaching bookmaking
- From: Kim Nickens <nickinpa@SGI.NET>
- Date: Sun, 3 May 1998 18:53:44 -0400
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There is also a new book out by Kathy Blake that looked pretty
basic and seemed to have a ton of photos and step by step instructions.
I don't recall the title, something like Handmade Books.
From: D. Guffey[SMTP:dguff@HUMBOLDT1.COM]
Sent: Sunday, May 03, 1998 4:08 PM
Subject: Re: teaching bookmaking
At 09:27 PM 5/2/98 EDT, you wrote:
>I am a freelance teacher....
>I can't even find any good books on the subject-how ironic is THAT?
In addition to the suggestions made, I suggest the following which are very
good for beginners as well as those already into book arts:
"Books, Boxes & Wraps...Binding & Building Step-by-Step" by Marilyn Webberly
& JoAn Forsyth. Great illlustrations and easy to follow instructions. (ISBN
"Making Books by Hand" by Mary McCarthy & Philip Mama. Beautiful
photographs of book arts as well as instructions. (ISBN 1-56496-328-4)
"Pop-O-Mania...How to Create Your Own Pop-Ups" by Barbara Valenta. This is
a great book for children (and adults) as it is an actual pop-up book
showing how to make pop-ups. You can acually see what the project will look
like. (ISBN 0-8037-1947-7)
Hope this helps,