Thursday, November 4, 2010
Here are the instructions for the Naked book I know that you are all so excited to
make this book.
Textblock (french sewn, Cord, Case)
1 piece of book cloth
glue, scissors, needle, thread, ruler
Measure spine of book, add 1/16th" Cut book boards length 1/8th" larger on head and tail. Measure the width the same size as the textblock. This is the length and width of the bookboards.
Cut book cloth 3/4" larger on the head and tail of the spine. For the width add 2" plus 1/16th" for the spine. Glue the bookcloth and the bookboards together, remembering the width of the spine.
Gesso the boards front and back. Allow to dry
Use molding paste to decorate Allow to dry
Paint with acrylic paints. Allow to dry
Connect textblock to cover with endpapers or the textblock papers.