Category: bookmaking

Sewn on Spine Book 4

New skills! And using materials from my shelves! I’m very enthusiastic about this book. The decorative cloth is Three Cats Shweshwe purchased from Mnandi in Cape Town, South Africa. I added lightweight paper as...

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 3

And here’s the third Sewn on Spine book. The book features a rope stitch on the spine and decorative painted papers on the cover, using Strathmore 500 mixed media paper. The text includes inserts...

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...

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...

Concertina Album

I made this book in Margo Klass’s workshop at Chapter Two in Corea. It was a lot of fun to make. I would like to make another just like it to challenge myself! The...