Make three 6″ x 4″ books, each with 16 pages and a decorative cover made of Japanese washi paper using the stab binding technique!

Each book has a different stab binding; 4 hole, Noble and Tortouise. Each book has different decorative papers.

Kit includes:

  • Six pieces of 7″ x 5″ decorative washi paper (2 each of 3 designs) for the covers
  • Six pieces of 6″ x 4″ text weight paper for the end papers
  • Forty-eight pieces of 12″ x 4″ text weight paper for the pages
  • Six pieces of bookcloth, pre-cut to the necessary “butterfly” shape to make the corners
  • Linen thread for sewing the book blocks
  • Decorative thread for sewing the books
  • Needle
  • Illustrated instructions
  • Decorative clear cellophane gift bag with twist tie (so you can give your finished book as a gift if you like!)

You need to supply:

  • Scissors
  • Paper glue, like Alene’s Super Tacky Glue
  • Pencil
  • An awl, hammer/nail or drill/rotary tool to make the holes for the binding
  • Small bulldog clips
  • Bone folder (optional)