Category: Books

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...

bookmaking

Happiness is a few hours in the bookmaking studio this morning, looking up occasionally to observe a light snow falling. I assembled this Coptic book, with covers made from ecodyed papers toned with watercolor:...

flat style australian reverse piano hinge

Making handmade books I made a model of this easy binding with some hand dyed papers that were floating around. My favorite papers this year combined blueberry leaves and sumac berries.

Booklets

Little pamphlet books with ecodyed and painted covers.