instructor Susan Mills' 2 minute intro & 2022 update 

 

             


WE BUILD BOOKS

     
                
vellum ledgers




accordions &
concertinas





pamphlets




single quires




Bradel bindings




millimeter books




four-hole bindings




link stitch books




longstitch books




albums




scrolls




Heidi Kyle
'blizzard books'





Gary Frost
'drop spines'





double-fan binding




non-adhesive
limp papercases





asian boxes




clamshell boxes




phases boxes




portfolios &
slipcases





book cradles




full leather books




half leather books




quarter
leather books





caterpillar books




secret Belgium
'criss cross' books





drum bindings




cross structure
bindings





early Coptic
codices







OUR
CHOREOGRAPHY





laminating




backing cloth




backing paper




backing leather




hand tooling




edge gilding




folding




scoring




measuring twice &
cutting once





gluing




punching &
piercing





pressing




rounding &
backing





sewing on
raised cords





sewing on
recessed cords






tying square &
weaver &
surgeon knots





paring &
skiving





sewing endbands




sewing link &
long stitches





binding printed
signatures





binding blank
paper







WE USE
(& OFTEN MAKE)
PORTABLE TOOLS





weights




collapsible
sewing frames





punching cradles




rounding, backing &
finishing presses





hand ploughs




brass hand tools




backing brushes




pressing boards




working boards




tool boxes




lifting knives





bonefolders




skiving &
paring knives





jigs &
templates





needle threaders






In conjunction with

hands-on classes,

Full Tilt recorded

the Bookbinding Now

archive of 128 voices

discussing books.






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