I saw nikki smith use the technique to create handmade books with colorful. While there were other examples of accordion folded manuscripts, the binding structure did not carry over to early printed books. As you can see, the colours are amazing as well as the dimensions of each book tall and narrow. This creative binding combines the flexible fold out of an accordion spine to which many individual. Lily hoy put a comment on that post explaining how to make the fold, and then sent me some illustrations. Over the past few weeks, weve dipped our toes into the world of bookbinding. Folding down the triangles, keeping the folds of the the book with all the triangles folded down. This was followed by wrapped back binding, in which the folios were. By folding the pages of a hardcover book in half, an adorable and rather sculptural mail and picture holder is created. Step 6 tug the accordian pages of the first row under the second row.
Beginning during the tang dynasty period in china 618907, buddhist texts were folded accordion style, making the texts easier to handle, less fragile. Accordion books one thing that we did was a lot of bookmaking with the kids, even the really little guys in kindergarten and first grade. Fukurotoji or yotsumetoji binding, also known as stitch or pouch binding, is perhaps the most common, and the most commonly associated with traditional japanese books. If you dont mind doing a bit of measuring you can fold you paper and leave a tiny strip as a connecting flap as well. The singlesignature book pamphlet is the most basic of book forms, and an introduction to many of the processes of bookbinding. How to make hinges, spines and binding for mini albums and. You can create a larger size just by using larger paper. Make the center folded line of the accordion meets as you fold down the triangles. Glue the other end of the accordion folded pages to the inside back cover of the book. Folding books were most commonly used for handcopied manuscripts, but a certain number of modern, printed books continue to be published in orihon style. Accordion bound books anstey canada book bindinganstey book. Give the sheet a single fold, following the same technique described above. The stack is then bound together along one edge by either sewing with thread through the folds or by a layer of flexible adhesive.
Creative bindings and bespoke volumes hand bound books. Here is part 2 for basic scrapbooking and craft tutorial on how make hinges, spines and binding for mini albums, journals and photo albums for beginners. This is called orihon in japan, common up until the nineteenth century, and is still used. How to make an accordion fold book by emily embrescia joyce final video for introduction to multimedia arts 395495 case western. Trim all four corners of the book cloth along the diagonal, using your book board as a guide. Punch holes in the side of the book pages for optional binding. See more ideas about book art, handmade books and book making. Fold the top flap in half again, aligning the bottom edge to the top crease. Cathy lecleire tutorial on how to make an accordion book duration. Diy mini canvas book meander accordion fold sea lemon duration. From there, you gather the folds up, like an accordion book.
Diy mail holders by folding the pages of a hardcover book in half, an adorable and rather sculptural mail and picture holder is created. Books from the previous eras in japan are still intact today, as are the methods used to create them. Deedygo 6inch genuine bone folder origami paper creaser crafting scoring folding tool for 4. Fold it up accordion style, stopping at the end of row. Combined with the accordion fold book, there are many creative ways to make these simple books a personal expression of your artistic or literary desires. The books by hand accordion album kit includes materials for making three 14page accordion albums with three different covers. Book binding board, cover paper, inner cover paper, interior paper nice drawing paper in a 22. The other day i asked if anyone knew how to make a spine using the fishbone folding technique. Bookbinding is the process of physically assembling a book of codex format from an ordered stack of paper sheets that are folded together into sections or sometimes left as a stack of individual sheets. Once the accordion structure is assembled, its easy to mount in the images, text or other artwork in this flexible and popular of all creative bindings. Accordion folded book this is a simple folding technique that you probably learned as a child and may have used to make a fan. Bookbinding tape by gaffer power, white cloth book repair tape safe cloth library book 4.
Glue one end of the accordion folded pages to the inside front cover of the book. How to bind a book with an accordion fold spine cloth paper. We r memory keepers 660443 0633356604433 tool journaling book binding guide 6 piece, multi. This is for a two panel accordion but the methods can be used for four and six panel books. Pages are folded such that the fold becomes the outside edge of the page. How to make an accordion book bookbinding tutorial by.
Ive spent a happy morning trying it out and making several versions. How to bind a book with an accordion fold spine cloth. Below is one of them, and following that is the instructions. In bookmaking, however, there is a correct method of folding to insure that each fold matches exactly to the next. Simple to execute, without the use of paste or thread though you can use both to expand an accordion book, it is a. It is often used for binding short items like poems. This combination of book techniques, as well as other creative book structures they have developed, are in their new book more making books by hand. Gogo getaway coptic book binding with niki rowland duration. Both the accordion book and the nonadhesive cover are beautiful, folded paper techniques that can be made in a small studio where materials or tools may be limited. Accordion fold book shame that this is the spine splayed out instead of the pages i would love to have a book that was something like this when opened.
The earliest known form of paper bookbinding in china is butterfly binding chinese. Getting all the folds aligned is the trick to a neat accordion book. The image above shows a job we produced, which had 5 different cover. This concertinastyle binding was more portable than the scroll, and is thought to have been inspired by palmleaf books which were carried along indian and chinese trade routes. This type of binding works well for small books and promotional pieces. Bookmaking and bookbinding supplies blick art materials. They are geared to producing the pieces in numbers. The paper will want to bunch up a little bit, but try your best. Accordion fold book book folding, accordion book, book. This week, well put aside the needle and thread and explore a book constructed without a single stitch. Although there were over 30,000 distinct editions printed during the incunabula period 14501500 ce, no known incunabula has an accordion structure. Accordion fold your paper into eighths so that you have valley and mountain folds. How to make an accordion fold book by emily embrescia joyce. See more ideas about book making, handmade books and book binding.
Blick also has tape, kits, and more to repair old books. See more ideas about book binding, book making and flag. Alternative methods of binding that are cheaper but less. Accordion folding is a type of folding in which each fold runs in the opposite direction to the previous fold, creating a pleated or accordion effect.
Step 7 fold the second row accordion style like the first one. I am giving instructions for using 6 x 6 paper which will give you a 3inch mini album. Great for artists who love to paint on book covers, and zentanglers. Triangle accordion book tutorial sticks, stones, and. Blick carries a wide variety of tools to complete your book. You will now be able to glue your pages in the valleys of the accordion spine. Book binding as a tradition can be traced back through the centuries in many cultures. Now you can add a cover to your book to keep it sturdy and strong. See more ideas about accordion book, book making and book binding. It is each mountain fold that you will fold to the center. Italian long stitch tutorial for book binding binding books is a wonderful craft and you can be as creative with the binding. Diy recycled candy box book perfect bookbinding tutorial sea lemon duration. The accordion origami book is really very easy to create. Easy peasy accordion bookbinding tutorial tortagialla.
Diy mini canvas book meander accordion fold sea lemon. To make the nested accordion popup fold book you will need. After mastering a fivehole pamphlet stitch and japanese fourhole binding, its time to tackle the final introductory process. The sheets are joined together in the same way as in scrolls but instead of applying a roller at one end, the long horizontal strip is folded repeatedly on itself like an. Keepsake accordion book by nikki smith,as seen in pages 2012.
Learn to make a book with an accordion fold binding no stitching or glue. The kids loved making their own books, and it provided a really great platform for helping students to develop a vision of the purpose of writing and how the written word comes to be. Accordion fold or concertina fold book pages tutorial. Dragonfly, peacock feathers, and art nouveau flowers the kit contains precut, phneutral binders board, decorative papers, ribbon, acidfree ivorycol. Long has the world chosen to preserve knowledge and stories in books, and japanese bookbinding is one such method that has stood the test of time. Flip the cardstock over and do the same to the other side.
Be sure they are out of the way before you start any measuring or cutting. In this part i will show how to make different page binding such as hinge to hinge page binding, floating hinges page binding, accordion page banding, elastic, thread and hair clip page binding. Keepsake accordion book by nikki smith, as seen in pages 2012. Accordion folded book this is a simple folding technique.
For information on how to assemble this keepsake accordion plus get other creative ideas for handmade books and art journaling, get your copy of pages 2012 now. The accordion book is in a folded position except for the edge panels. A french fold, shown in figure 34, comprises of two folds and increases both the bulk and elegance of single folds. The nested accordion popup fold book a binding passion. Any way you want to do it, just get your paper folded and pieced together into an accordion fold. Hedi kyles blizzard books or crown binding hello everyone. Whew, the bulk of the work is literally done at this point. The drawings and stepbystep instructions are very easy to follow. Using your book board as a guide, cut the book cloth so that it measures 1. I saw nikki smith use the technique to create handmade books with colorful envelopes as the. The image above shows a job we produced, which had 5 different cover colours, each colour in equal quantity. Singleprinted folio pages were pasted together and folded in a stack, creating a book in which pairs of printed pages alternated with blank ones.193 1114 1409 565 169 473 702 587 794 131 1355 441 551 946 761 747 833 1114 656 252 1143 421 1420 31 101 682 87 1322 1397 636 1378 1452 1112 658 1393 809 1013 789 962