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Re: [BKARTS] Instructions for "homemade" book cloth sought-gelatin



> But doesn't anything like gelatin or wheat/rice paste lend 
> itself to insects?

No more than any animal glues or other starch pastes.
j

> Les
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> Leslie A.Miller
> ORIGINAL PAPERCUTS
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On 
> Behalf Of Alan Shalette
> Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 2:05 PM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Instructions for "homemade" book cloth sought
> 
> 
> I've seen some beautiful and sturdy coverings made by Cary 
> Peck of Boulder CO.
> 
> She used "ordinary" (decorated, actually) cloth easily found 
> in fabric stores and coated it with a thick solution of 
> unflavored gelatin (found in any supermarket).
> 
> Alan Shalette
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Phillips, Carrie
> Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 10:46 AM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Instructions for "homemade" book cloth sought
> 
> 
> Can anyone recommend some books/websites/other documentation 
> that could describe how one can make book cloth from various 
> kinds of fabric, in hobbyist language?
> 
> I have read the short essay on this topic on page 368 of 
> Keith Smith and Fred Jordan's book, _Sewn and pasted cloth 
> and leather bookbinding for book artists requiring no special 
> tools or equipment_, where Keith describes a process of 
> gluing text-weight paper to a piece of fabric.
> The description is good, but I need a bit more detail on how 
> this is done, and specific types of fabric and paper that are 
> good to use in such a process.  I'm very much a book arts 
> rookie, and though I am slowly learning the trade jargon, 
> instructions in more "average jane"
> language would be helpful to me in getting started.
> 
> Thanks in advance for your help!  :o)
> 
> Carrie
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