Unbinding the Book: The Boundless Concertina

Table of Contents

  1. How to fold an accordion
  2. Eight-page fold book
  3. Accordion envelope
  4. One and Two-signature books
  5. 16-page meander
  6. Honeycomb
  7. Flag Book
  8. Carousel or Layered Star Book

$15 includes shiping and handling

Unbinding the Book: The Boundless Concertina contains eight separate book projects with numerous suggestions for variations. Clear, step-by-step instructions are accompanied by easily understood illustrations.


It was produced on an iMac computer using QuarkXpress and Adobe Illustrator. A clean copy was printed at high resolution from an Epson 1160 Color Stylus printer and then taken to Kinko's for duplication onto Hammermill text stock (11x17" cut to 11-81/2", so that the grain direction parallels the spine). Covers are Fabriano "Raw Sienna," individually folded and window cut; the text block is hand sewn in with waxed linen thread. Depending on availability, Canson Mi Tientes may be substituted for the Fabriano covers.

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