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Re: [BKARTS] First Binding



>From: Kathy Wolford <kathleenwolford@YAHOO.COM>
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>To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
>Subject: [BKARTS] First Binding
>Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2002 19:24:56 -0700
>
>I finished my first hand binding today.  It's an 8" x
>5 1/2" book with a single signature.
>
>Although it probably looks like a first effort, I am
>pleased.  I had trouble with the corners, the cloth
>was difficult to cut straight (with scissors) until I
>thought to use a steel pica stick and x-acto knife,
>and I had glue everywhere.  I made one major mistake.
>Along with the pages and super, I sewed in a ribbon as
>a page marker, but it comes out of the bottom of the
>book.
>
>Still, it truly was a learning experience; and it does
>look like a book!
>
>Kathy Wolford, Mineral Springs, Pa., kathleenwolford@yahoo.com
>
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Greetings Kathy, congratulations on achieving your first binding.
Welcome to the wonderful craft of bookbinding !

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