Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Bookbinding - Japanese style

For those of you who'd like to make your own journals the web is a fab place to look.

Here's a great (very quiet) little video I found of a bookbinding demo. This shows the process for a Japanese style, stab bound book and makes it look so easy.

If you do feel the impulse to make your own book, follow the link and you will find parts 2 and 3


  1. That was great, thankyou and so peaceful too! I've got some leather offcuts I fancy using for bookbinding, but haven't decided on the best method for it yet.

  2. I haven't though of using leather yet, (I did find a fab lime green book cloth though) let me know how you get on with the leather offcuts