Tag : Bookbinding

Japlotzing

So I just got back from Japan yesterday.Sorry that I wasn't more up front about the timing of my trip. I'm one of those people who isn't comfortable revealing travel plans online, especially when my house is being left unoccupied. It's tough for me to exist in that intersection of social media and

Japlanning

Holy crap, I'm going to Japan this summer.Perhaps you've taken a look at my Book Arts/Paper Arts in Japan spreadsheet, which to date includes over 70 resources. And I'm sure that I haven't even scratched the surface.There's no way I'm going to see all of those places, as much as

Open Studio Weekend recap

Another Vermont Open Studio Weekend has come and gone!I had a fairly consistent crowd on both days, which was awesome. So many wonderful people came by to visit.And there were kids! I don't often have little ones in my studio. One of the highlights for me was watching a baby play with

The Book of Craig

In my last post, you saw the page that I created for The Book of Craig: A Creative Festschrift (yep, that's the name). Now I can show you the finished book.Before I do that, here are some book-related numbers:Total pages: 40Thread length used: 10 yardsBinding time: 296 minutes (4.93 hours)Total production

Top secret custom order in progress…

I just completed the covers for the super-secret custom project that I mentioned back in January. All of the contributor pages are in, so I'm good to go!I started by determining the placement for an inset book title, which will be letterpressed by the fabulous May Day Studio.I used my X-Acto knife

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