Makerchest Resources

Below you will find a description of each Makerchest with links to guides and instruction sheets to download.

Makerchest: Paper #1–Bookbinding


  • 16 mini bookbinding kits, each with: cutting mat, bone folder, awl, embroidery floss, needles and threader, beeswax, glue stick
  • Detailed instruction sheets for 3 bookbinding projects (booklet from 1 sheet of paper, sewn pamphlet, hard-bound accordion book)
  • Project samples
  • Selection of papers, including: plain white paper for text blocks,  colored card stock, origami paper, decorative papers
  • Pre-cut binder’s board for hard-bound accordion book
  • Stuff Stuff Box: a variety of embellishment materials (ephemera for collage, decorative tape, stickers, etc.), sponsored by Stuff Redux.
  • Copies of: How To Make Books and Magic Books & Paper Toys, both by Esther K. Smith, for more project ideas, instructions, and inspiration

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Coming soon: FIBER/TEXTILES and ELECTRONICS Makerchests…

Contact us at makerchests (at) gmail (dot) com if you have any problems getting to the instructions and project ideas.