Category: bookmaking

Wrapping some things up

There’s a good feeling of completion coming from this matched set of little books with onion-skin dyed covers. It was my friend Jaye’s idea to make a book like this with sewn-over straps binding...

Fall-ing

It’s really starting to feel like fall. I’ve been curious this year about what contributes to this feeling of change. It doesn’t happen all at once. But I read the signs, even if it’s...

Pamphlet books

I’m trying to clean up the unfinished books that are hanging around. These were cut to size and just needed stitching. So a simple matter to finish them. The covers are all paste paper...

What’s happening

It’s Easter. I don’t celebrate this holiday in a Christian sense, but I participate in the feeling of joyful solemnity. The sun is shining! Things are growing! The lady’s mantle leaves are up –...

Cosmic book

I’m surprised that this book came together. I’ve been resisting bookmaking lately. How it happened: I got together with a few friends two weeks ago to paint papers. I made a black page and...

Irregular rhythms

I’m having difficulty finding a rhythm. The extended warm weather has thrown me off. Today’s clouds and cooler temperatures come as a relief, an invitation to get a little rest and regrouping time. It...

Foldable screen structure

Amazingly, I was able to attend Margo Klass’s workshop at Chapter Two. In person. In spite of the virus and catching a cold. Grateful. I always learn a lot from Margo and she inspires...