Eco Books: Inventive Projects from the Recycling Bin (Paperback)

Eco Books: Inventive Projects from the Recycling Bin By Terry Taylor Cover Image
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Description


Here are projects for the pages”: 40 innovative book-making ideas using recycled and green materials! More than just earth-friendly, they’re also beautiful, clever, and witty, stitched with traditional binding techniques.  Egg cartons, wood, beer cans, and cassette tapes morph into covers, while brown bags, coffee filters, and discarded newspapers are transformed into pages. Create a boxed set of cereal box books, an exposed stitch sketchbook out of cardboard and remnants, and even a faux leather journal made from teabags.

In addition to how-to drawings, close-up detail photographs, and simple stitch diagrams, a gallery of eco-books from an international roster of artists provides inspiration. 

 

About the Author


TERRY TAYLOR is the author of 18 books published by Lark Books, including "Altered Art," "The Altered Object," "Artful Paper Dolls," "Button! Button!," and "The Artful Storybook."


Product Details
ISBN: 9781600593949
ISBN-10: 1600593941
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
Publication Date: October 1st, 2009
Pages: 144
Language: English