A complete kit with everything you will need ,apart from scissors, to make your own hardcover notebook or journal. Your book will have hardcovers bound with handprinted patterned paper - NB as shown in the second picture-and lined with a toning plain paper. This covering paper is called 'Travellers Joy' the common name for Old Mans Beard. The pages are white , acid free cartridge which is great for all dry media- pencils, pens etc and light use of watercolour or pen and wash. This paper is 140gsm. The decorative sewing on the exposed spine uses thick bookbinding thread in a colour chosen to show up against the white pages using a long bookbinding needle. The cover paper enclosed in this kit is as pictured on the first two photos , not as shown in the kit contents or on the covers of the example of a finished book Everything you need to know comes in an 8 page, fully illustrated booklet with lots of diagrams and explanations. Finished size approx A6 (11x15cm) . Your kit will arrive in a smart box. Note: free postage to UK only Other designs available - please see my other listings
What's included in the price?
this kit includes: patterned hand silkscreen printed paper for covers (design as shown). ready cut boards of 2mm greyboard for covers. coloured lining paper. bookbinders awl with wooden handle. hole making guides. 32 pages of ready cut and trimmed cartridge paper (64 writing surfaces). bookbinding thread. needle. glue. glue brush. and instruction booklet.
What you will need
I trained at the Surrey institute of Art and Design before moving to West Wales in 2004. I paint, print and make books from my own hand printed papers and run courses with Make it in Wales based in Cardigan on many types of bookbinding.
- Wheelchair users
- Hearing impaired
- Suitable for beginners