This book presents a contemporary spin on traditional Japanese bookbinding with 28 unique projects for all levels of crafters, DIYers and book artists. Often with intricately stitched spines, Japanese bookbinding styles look beautiful but are difficult to make. This book makes Japanese bookbinding techniques accessible and easy to recreate for all levels of crafters. Full of clear directions and easy-to-follow diagrams, the folding, stitching and binding presented here become very do-able. It also includes information on the basics of bookbinding, including terminology, tools, and techniques are included and many projects encourage the creative use of ordinary and recycled materials.