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...


Short-cut quilt in progress. I’m building a top and bottom out of nine patches and strips of fabric. The fabric with pronounced gray green stripes is khadi cloth from India, a gift from Suzanne....

Gee’s Bend

The Master Quilters of Gee’s Bend, Ala. I am fascinated by the quilt artists of Gee’s Bend. This is a beautiful little film about them, their work, and their community.


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:...


Cabbage butterfly indoors. Certain death both inside and out.

working on

a baby blanket for the pizza man and his wife. Amazing how muscle memory retained how to crochet after so many years. The Midwife Blanket And it’s cold and going to get colder and...

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.