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The Art & Craft of Handmade Books

3.85  ·  Rating Details  ·  33 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
"With an all-star lineup of more than 60 contributing artists--many of whom use stamped images with their handmade books...LaPlantz has created another whammo release."--Rubber Stamp Madness. "The more than 25 patterns become [the] main form of instruction, with a focus on seven different types of books, from a simple concertina or accordion fold to the complicated recesse ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published December 31st 2001 by Lark Books (first published 2001)
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Adriana
Feb 27, 2014 Adriana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Mostly a book for intermediate or experienced artists, what it lacks in step-by-step descriptions it more than makes up for with excellent images for inspiration and inspired variations on classics.
Karin Bartimole
Lots of pictures and fun to look through, but not nearly as good as Shereen LaPlantz's other book Cover to Cover, which is a favorite of mine. If you're already knowledgeable, and a fan of LaPlantz's, you might want to ad this to your library, but I wouldn't start here.
Kind of disappointing.
Gala
Jun 12, 2007 Gala rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
the author fell ill when making this book, so it was completed by her assistant. and while i am sympathetic to the circumstances, it doesn't yield a very good book. the project probably should've been shelved. pun intended.
elaynne
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Some good ideas for double-needle simple coptic stitch, slip and slide (or highway) books and a sewing cradle.
Linda
Dec 07, 2008 Linda rated it really liked it
Shelves: bookmaking
many good ideas and photos/illustrations to inspire
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