Instructions and Tutorials

Hi folks! I have at least one student who may be incorporating a box into her final book project, so I shared some instructions I had on that with her, and wanted to pass them along to you as well:

Alisa Golden Box Making Instructions

Josep Cambras Box Making Instructions

I also know I’ve heard from several people who aren’t feeling sure they can remember how to coptic stitch, so here are a a couple good tutorials that may help refresh your memories:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2FRKbQI2kY {she uses a doubled thread, which creates an interesting effect. you can still follow her instructions with a single thread, though. just remember to tie a knot with your thread after your first loop around the book board and back in to the signature on your very first stitch. after that, you’re golden.}

http://www.tortagialla.com/2010/08/16/chain-or-coptic-stitch-bookbinding-tutorial/

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