Category: Making

White marigold

This book has taken a long time to make. Finally calling it done, although I might fuss with it here and there. It’s had a few names, but recently I’ve taken to calling it...

Sewn on Spine Book 2

The book features a horizontal bar stitch on the spine and decorative painted papers on the cover. I painted the paper months ago and knew I wanted to use it for a book although...

Sewn on Spine Book 1

I’m learning sewn-on-spine book structures from Roz Stendahl. Used my lime green book cloth that I purchased in April in Portland. I cut the covers too big and there are tears at the interior...

Habitable

They didn’t suit me after all Revisions Long division Adjusting to new territory Adjusting Titles auditioning for my art piece in progress. It will be made of 20 pieced squares representing landscapes. The titles...

Buttonhole books

The second book I made at a Chapter II workshop with Margo Klass was the buttonhole book. I really enjoyed making this structure and made a second one at home. I bought more large...

The polyozellus multiplex

We found an unusual mushroom a few weeks ago on a hike up Caribou Mountain. Tim spotted it and I can’t leave well enough alone, so I pressured Sam to pluck it and carry...