Travel Logbook with French Link Bookbinding

A course by Infinitos Lugares , Artist and Bookbinder

Artist and Bookbinder. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined February 2019

Create personalized travel notebooks from scratch using collage and French link bookbinding techniques

  • English, Spanish
  • 98% positive reviews (53)
  • 1841 students

Create personalized travel notebooks from scratch using collage and French link bookbinding techniques

A course by Infinitos Lugares

Do you ever get nostalgic thinking back to old-school atlases, dictionaries, and encyclopedias? Have them join you once again on your adventures by giving them a new lease of life using travel logbooks. In this online course, artist, bookbinder, and founder of the Infinitos Lugares workshop, Laura Bernal, teaches you how to create logbooks with French link stitch bookbinding.

Learn collage techniques to fill a travel logbook sewn with your very own hands. Unleash your creativity and discover the wealth of visual poetry you can create through your logbook.

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What will you learn in this online course?

17 lessons & 23 downloads

Travel logs
9 minutes, 37 seconds
Mood board and planning
10 minutes, 49 seconds
Bookbinding Lessons: Sewing 1
16 minutes, 19 seconds
English, Spanish
  • 98% positive reviews (53)
  • 1841 students
  • 17 lessons (3h 11m)
  • 23 additional resources (8 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a travel logbook from scratch, learning to bind with the French link stitch

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who loves notebooks and paper, as well as anyone who enjoys gathering keepsakes from their travels.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is needed to take this course.

Your teacher describes the materials in detail throughout the course, but some of the most important items are:

    - Paper, cardboard, and old books to cut up
    - A bone folder and an awl
    - Needle, thread, and beeswax
    - A brush and glue

Reviews

1841 Students
53 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Infinitos Lugares

A course by Infinitos Lugares

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Artist and Bookbinder

Laura Bernal is an artist and bookbinder from Bogotá, Colombia. Her work combines all her knowledge, including bookbinding and the arts, to create unique, beautiful, and functional objects using paper. Everything about books inspires her, from how they are made to how they tell stories.

In 2017, she founded Infinitos Lugares, a bookbinding and collage workshop in Bogotá. It is a space to create, as well as a kind of lab in which to experiment and share her love for paper and books. Since then, she has developed notebooks with personalized collages and for brands such as El Deambulante, Historia a Pie, and Posdata.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Prepare the trip

    • Travel logs
    • Tools and materials
    • Mood board and planning
  • U3

    How to make a personalized logbook

    • Introduction to French bookbinding
    • Bookbinding Lessons: Paper Preparation
    • Bookbinding Lessons: Sewing 1
    • Bookbinding Lessons: Sewing 2
    • Bookbinding Lessons: The Covers 1
    • Bookbinding Lessons: The Covers 2
    • Bookbinding Lessons: The Covers 3
    • Books to use for cutouts
    • Working on your travel logbook 1
    • Working on your travel logbook 2
  • U4

    The final touches

    • Dies and windows
    • Pockets for storing travel souvenirs
  • FP

    Final project

    • Travel Logbook with French Link Bookbinding

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Travel Logbook with French Link Bookbinding. Craft course by Infinitos Lugares

Travel Logbook with French Link Bookbinding

A course by Infinitos Lugares
Artist and Bookbinder. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined February 2019
  • 98% positive reviews (53)
  • 1841 students