Design and Craft: Bookbinding
Produce a minimum of 3 visuals/design ideas
Experiment with the following materials to produce three portrait sample pamphlet bindings.
Use the following techniques:
Experiment with the following and evaluate and compare the results:-
TIP: Take photos as you go along and keep notes of the techniques and materials used for your supporting evidence!
Explain the principles of a case binding
Choose appropriate materials
Trim thicker materials (eg, Greyboard or sections) with perpendicular edges
Sew sections with a consistent, correct tension.
Sew pre-trimmed sections with even head, tail and fore edge
Accurately calculate the size of cover materials appropriate to the size and functionality of the book
Make a case that fits the text block perfectly
Turn in perfect corners every time regardless of thickness of board and covering materials used
Case in the book with smooth pastedowns and even squares
Updated to August 2020 requirements