By Charlotte Rivers
Making books by means of hand hasn't ever been cooler, with this inspiring advisor to 30 best bookmakers operating at the present time, plus 21 tutorials for crucial recommendations to make your individual books.
Crafters, artists, writers, and booklet fanatics can't withstand a fantastically handbound ebook. filled with splendidly eclectic examples, this booklet explores the fascinating artistic chances of bookmaking as a contemporary artwork shape, together with a variety of bindings, fabrics, and elaborations. Featured recommendations comprise every little 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 proposal from top modern binderies, Little ebook of Bookmaking incorporates a sensible element of 21 easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials.
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C Finish the Block 1. Sew piece C to the top of the star unit, and B2 B1 E piece D to the bottom. A A B2 B2 A A B1 F B1 B2 2. Sew piece E to the left side of the star unit, and piece F to the right side. figure c B1 D figure c ALTERNATE IDEAS 8˝ × 8˝ Blocks 39 Library Fabric Requirements and Cutting Piece Number to Cut Size to Cut A 3 1˝ × 41/2˝ B 5 2˝ × 41/2˝ C 7 11/2˝ × 41/2˝ All seams are sewn with a 1/4˝ seam allowance and pressed open. A B B A C C C C B B A C B 40 Patchwork City C C 8˝ × 8˝ Blocks Make the Block Make Column 1 A Arrange pieces A, B, and C in a column and sew together.
Aligning the pieces at the top. figure a figure c 2. Use Template C from Pattern 9 to cut unit E from the pieced unit. figure c Pattern 8 to cut unit C from the pieced unit. figure a together, aligning the pieces at the bottom. figure b 4. Sew piece G and piece H to 5. Sew piece B1 and piece B2 to piece A. figure d figure a figure b figure c 3. Sew piece F1 and piece F2 to unit E. figure d Pattern 8 to cut unit D from the pieced unit. figure b E1 E2 E3 E4 D1 D2 D3 D4 2. Use Template E from 3. Sew pieces D1–D4 4.
More fabric may be required for shortcut piecing or fussy cutting. E A B2 56 Patchwork City C B1 D2 A D1 B2 E B1 To make a template from a pattern, refer to Making and Using Freezer-Paper Templates. When cutting your fabric, remember to add seam allowances and mark points for matching seams. 8˝ × 8˝ Blocks Make the Block Make the Diamond Units B1 B1 B2 B2 1. Sew 2 each of pieces B1 and B2 to the 4 sides of a piece A. figures a & b A A 2. Repeat Step 1 to make a second diamond unit. Make the Contrasting Diamond Unit Sew 2 each of pieces D1 and D2 to the 4 sides of piece C.