This video shows the best way of starting the Coptic Stitch binding that I've seen. (So far) And he's using corrugated cardboard, my favorite cover material! It's so "anti-precious", and the more battered it gets, the better it looks!
Technique for removable leaf bookbinding. The blizzard book is a structure devised by the American book artist Hedi Kyle. It's a multi-pocket structure made of one piece of paper, folded, very much like origami.