Tagged: HandmadeBookClub

Sewn board book

Another adventure in bookmaking with the Handmade Book Club – the sewn board book. This is the first time I’ve sewed, pressed, glued and covered a spine. I made a lot of mistakes as...

Bead stitch spine

This is from one of Ali’s Thursday morning demos. Not a very good photo, as you can’t see the beads. I was moved to make it because I really like the effect of the...

Gray and gold book

This is the April book from Vintage Page Design’s Handmade Book Club, the sewn-over-tapes binding. I decided to sew organza onto the tapes to fluff them out and add more dimension. There are gaps...

Retreat extension

I overprepared for the Handmade Book Club’s one-day retreat in May 2020. I cut boards for two books, but only finished one at the retreat. I thought I would follow up promptly and make...

Modular origami wreaths

Note to self: have a quick origami project ready at hand for the holidays. Make ornaments or garlands to give as gifts or slip into holiday greeting cards. This has been very satisfying. I...

Paste paper workshop

I attended a zoom retreat with the Handmade Book Club. The topic: making paste paper. I’ve made it in two workshops over the years, but all the paste and materials and space was arranged...

Bookmaking lately

My bookmaking group “Handmade Book Club” led by Vintage Page Designs, challenged me with a poll asking how many books I had made in the past six months. Off the top of my head,...