Category: bookmaking

Boreal sunset book

A little book 4” high x 3-1/4” wide. The covers are scraps of an eco-printed paper toned with watercolors. I’ve been saving them for awhile, waiting for a use to arise. I dyed the...

Quiet ingredients

I finished these two books this week, following Ali Manning’s instructions in her Handmade Book Club for the “slim case binding.” The colors are subdued and quiet. They give a feeling of peace when...

Woodsy booklets

I finished binding this group of eco-printed booklets. They look and feel great together. The interior pages are dyed also, the larger ones with eco-prints, the two small ones with black walnut. The bindings...

Book interlude

I made a little folded book bound by a strip inserted into slits. Made from scraps and a strip of wrapping paper. I was so motivated to make it and finish it. I’d like...

Odd jobs

I don’t feel like I did very much today. I worked at the computer for a few hours, which never feels like I have much to show for it. But I also worked on...

Finished concertina

This has seemed like a long project, but looking back I found I started it in mid-February. That’s only two and a half months, but months with lots of stitching time. The name of...

Experiment with curve

Working on ways to integrate paper and fabric. The fabric panel was going to be a stitched collage but I decided to keep it simple. Sunlight and shadow turned out to be part of...