Category: bookmaking

Talisman book

I stitched my four winds books into a dyed and embroidered cloth cover. The cover was made from an old damask napkin, folded in half. The pages were attached with a three-hole pamphlet stitch....

Four Winds books – dyed and dried

I did not have high hopes for this dye project, but I love how these booklets turned out. I gave the books a dip in an iron-vinegar solution before dyeing (India Flint’s “magic potion”)....

Diagonal pocket book

I made these from stash paper. This was the April challenge from my Facebook Group, Crafting Handmade Books. Instructions: structure #23, The Diagonal Pocket on page 116 of The Art of the Fold, by...

Four Winds Books in progress

I’ve stitched and folded 15 little books for India Flint’s School of Nomad Arts class being (t)here 2019. Papers: Paper Connection‘s vintage handmade 100% cotton paper, made in England. Gelatin-sized. 90 lb. I bought...

Linked Hinge “Dream” book

The instructions for this Linked Hinge Binding came from Alisa Golden’s website, Making Handmade Books. The structure came to her in a dream! The papers came from my stash of dyed paper made last...

Interlocking Double Accordion

I used instructions from Alisa Golden’s website to make this Interlocking Double Accordion book. The paper came from my stash. I think it is Canson Mi-Tientes. I painted it in a paste paper workshop...

Buttonhole binding

This book is made with paper from my stash, painted with acrylics. The covers are thicker watercolor paper, the guard sheets are cheap Blick drawing paper. The text pages are the Mohawk Superfine text...