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This tutorial is all about how to make Japanese stab-bound books - which are perfect for use as a sketchbook, scrapbook, journal or traditional photo album.

An e-book in pdf format, in full colour: with hand-drawn illustrations and tons of photographs, this tutorial will tell you all you need to know:

* How to make a 2-hole album with a scored cover
* How to make a 2-hole album with covers which have a separate spine

* How to make 4-hole albums with a scored cover
* How to make 4-hole albums with covers which have a separate spine

* Cross-bound album - Variation #1
* Cross-bound album - Variation #2

* How to make an album with more than 4 holes

* Page/spine spacers, for bulky artwork

* Tips and tricks on how to stitch huge albums and heavy page blocks so they don't come apart

* How to tell paper direction

* How to cut board safely

* How to laminate papers for your covers

* Suggestions on how to choose papers

* How to make albums archival - advice on inks, papers, photo paper and printing ink if printing your own photographs

* Advice on making your album or scrapbook an heirloom for the future

and more!

This is a definitive guide, and I have included a gallery plus closeup shots to give ideas and inspiration.

This tutorial is a downloadable pdf e-book, now available for instant download!

TUTORIAL - Japanese Stab-bound Albums and Journals

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