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Score, Fold, Stitch: Designing Your Own Sketchbook

To watch Score, Fold, Stitch on our YouTube Channel, click here.

Score, fold and stitch the way to your own handmade sketchbook!

Join Nadine Werner, master bookbinder, paper artist, and designer for Paper-Oh Notebooks, as she demonstrates some of the easy techniques she uses for creating sketchbooks with glue free bindings. Whether you work in graphite, watercolour, or a variety of mediums, designing your own personalized sketchbook is a fun way to make something that can meet your specific needs.

Watch Score, Fold, Stitch: Designing Your Own Sketchbook above or on the Opus YouTube Channel to discover how to create torn edges using a bone folder, fold and measure the section of a sketchbook, and sew your sketchbook using a single pamphlet stitch. The tools are simple and the possibilities are endless!

Tip: Unsure whether you want your sketchbook to have torn edges or straight edges? Use a bone folder to tear the edges and then make your decision later!

Interested in some of the products Nadine uses?
St. Armand Canal Paper
Canson Mi-Teintes Paper
Lineco Bone Folder
Lineco Heavy Duty Awl
Lineco Binding Thread
Lineco Bookbinder Needle
White Beeswax
Alvin Cutting Mat
X-ACTO Knives & Blades
Double-Sided Tape
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