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Bound: Over 20 Artful Handmade Books
by Erica Ekrem
Bind a book beautifully, with these whimsical and stylish projects from bookbinder extraordinaire Erica Ekrem. With her novel approach to traditional techniques, and the use of repurposed materials, Ekrem has devised creative fun for book artists of all levels. Choose from three categories: Vintage, Nature, and Leather. Make books from mason jars and seashells, a classic ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published January 27th 2015 by Lark Crafts
(first published January 6th 2015)
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This book is packed with dozens of fascinating ideas how you can create your own books. Designs offer styles in leather and cloth, as well as unique bindings such as shells or pieces of wood. This is a great way to express your creativity in a truly unique gift.
This book has a nice variety of projects, some made from scratch, some repurposed old books, even one made from a seashell. I've read a bunch of bookmaking books but this one has a few stitching patterns that I hadn't seen before so that's nice. It also has a handful of projects that are related but not actual books, such as a flower press and bookmarks.