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This is the second tutorial in my Mediaeval (Medieval) Series.
The sewing technique, construction and method of closure are medieval in style, although I do not suggest using real parchment for the cover. The book can be made up easily using modern papers and materials without going to great expense.
I have also included an old bookbinding technique showing how to make faux parchment for the cover. This give the book a distinclty mediaeval look and feel.
The photos show three books I made using the same technique. I like the decorated or brightly-coloured covers but the book could be made more conservatively with a plain parchment cover.
The size of the finished book is approximately 14 x 12.5 x 3 cm OR 5.5 x 5 x 1 ins.
The tutorial comes as a PDF file which can be downloaded and may be printed for personal use.
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5 out of 5 stars.
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Reviewed by Rebecca
5 out of 5 stars.
Jun 18, 2017
Appears to be very detailed and well written!
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Reviewed by Liese A Ricketts
5 out of 5 stars.
Jan 9, 2016
Nice instructions. Good to have in a pdf.
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All my books are handmade entirely by me and as such will have the look and feel of a crafted item and not the mechanical finish of a machine-made object. There may well be small imperfections which add to the charm of the book.
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How to Sew a Mediaeval Book, with Handmade Faux Parchment Covers, ebook PDF, Instant Download, Tutorial, Bookbinding Pattern, Instructions

$14.50

Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Craft type: Bookbinding, Leatherworking, Scrapbooking, Sewing
  • Occasion: Birthday
  • Instant Digital Download: 1 PDF included
  • Materials: PDF ebook, Momigami, Parchment Paper, Waxed Thread
  • Feedback: 176 reviews
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