Thursday, February 05, 2015

Book #36

Kochōsō Binding

Today's book is made using a Japanese kochōsō binding, also known as the butterfly binding. The cover is made using a sheet of my own Suminagashi marbling.


AES said...

Beautiful book, beautiful marbling!

Unknown said...

would love to find out more about this technique

MyHandboundBooks said...

thanks AES and Louise Edwards!

There are instructions for this structure in the "Japanese Bookbinding" book by Ikegami.