Explore the craft of bookbinding with Alison Kaplan of Kata Golda. Building on decades of bookbinding experience, Alison makes this craft feel approachable and adaptable.
This DIY kit introduces the craft of bookbinding through thoughtful and easy-to-follow instructions that are adaptable for future projects. Each kit includes a detailed instruction booklet with a step-by-step photo tutorial and the tools and materials to create a 70-page hand-bound journal that is 3¼ inches wide and 4¾ inches tall.
(2) pieces of plant-dyed organic cotton/hemp fabric for cover & back
40” of waxed thread
(7) 3-page pamphlets of drawing paper for book interior
(1) extra folded sheet of paper for use as a template
(4) rectangles of card stock
Acid-free adhesive (PVA)
[Gather from home: scissors & scrap paper]
The tools in the kit can be used again to create more books. Each kit comes packaged in a 4.75 x 6.25 x 2.25” craft box and is available in nine choices of plant-dyed organic cotton/hemp fabric: red, terracotta, orange, ochre, green, blue, walnut, dusty rose, and charcoal.