Category: bookmaking

Coptic 9

Margo Klass said we would need to make 10 Coptic bound books to really internalize the stitch. I made number 9 last week, but still feeling amateurish. This book has lots of issues, but...

quick pocket accordion book

I was having a frustrating time doing computer work, then painting assignments from Liz Steel’s Foundations class run-through. Relief came with this simple one page folded pocket accordion book. It’s from Chapter 6 in...

long stitch with packing

Long stitch with packing This book uses cover and interior papers from the Tibetan paper store in McLeod Ganj, India. I finished the stitching today. I think I’ll add some kind of closure to...

collective binding

We did long stitch binding as a group yesterday. Fun and a good way to learn. Loosely based on this tutorial by Sea Lemon: DIY Long Stitch Bookbinding Tutorial Black one is mine, yellow...

long stitch binding – prep

This book project uses papers that I bought from the Tibetan paper store in McLeod Ganj, India. I’ve held onto it since summer 2015. Finally came up with a way to use it. I...

more signatures

I cut and folded and trimmed 8 signatures for future use. Guard sheets have Asian screen painting imagery from an old calendar. Interior sheets are Blick’s 9 x 12 white sulphite drawing paper. Things...