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Enhance your reading experience with these creative bookbinding ideas. Discover unique techniques and materials to create personalized and beautiful books that will make your reading time even more enjoyable.
Handmade Notebook, Handmade Book, Handmade Journals, Book Binding Methods, Book Binding Diy, Leather Book Binding, Book Binding Design, Bookbinding Tools, Bookbinding Tutorial

This article was initially published in March 2016, and was revised in April 2018 A case binding that doesn't look like one When I worked in England at Shepherds Bookbinders I came across a case binding construction which is essentially the same thing as a traditional binding (shoulders backed at a 90 degree angle

Heather Royer
Handmade Journals, Handmade Books, Handmade Crafts, Handmade Rugs, Cards Handmade, Handmade Notebook, Diy Journal, Book Journal, Journal Covers

I've been calling my tutorials "bookbinding 101" so I really should have done this particular tutorial first. I spend a substantial amount of time worrying about paper grain direction when I'm making my books. So, as far as I know, all machine-made papers have a grain direction. This applies to standard printer paper, cardstock, drawing paper, watercolour paper, etc, as well as binder's board or other boards. Basically every paper material that we use for making books – except handmade…

Charlie Owen
Based Book Arts - Japanese Stab Binding Workshop Book Binding Design, Book Binding Diy, Book Design, Bookbinding Ideas, Bookbinding Tutorial, Japanese Notebook, Japanese Books, A5 Book, Book Box

During this 3.5-hour workshop, participants will get to learn basic bookbinding skills and 4 variations of Japanese Stab Binding - 4-Hole, Hemp Leaf, Noble and Tortoise Shell. Participants will get to choose from a variety of colours for the cover and thread. All materials and tools provided.

Linda Markey
Handmade Journals, Handmade Books, Handmade Notebook, Handmade Crafts, Handmade Rugs, Diy Journal, Book Journal, Journal Covers, Notebook Covers

I have finally completed my tutorial for the making of my Mandala Journal. I tried to keep it to three parts, but, well... you can skip certain parts if you aren't wanting to experience things like paper maché! I think I'll let the videos do the teaching, and wait for questions to come in - then, as they do, I will update this post and address them rather than try to guess at what I've left out - because I'm sure I've left some stuff out!! Part I goes over applying joint compound, or wall…