Tag : Bookbinding

Bookin’ in Brooklyn

When my hubby pitched the idea of going to New York for New Year's, I was psyched. However, I didn't have any interest in going to Times Square - that's for people much more tolerant (and younger) than me.My plans were much more specific - Brooklyn, baby. I wanted to

Adios 2016!

Confession time - I get really cranky this time of year. There's just something about the time between Christmas and New Year's - why doesn't it go faster? I'm ready for next year!This period of time is informally known as Elissa Reflects and Beats Herself up for All the Things She Didn't

Awesome resources – IU Libraries Book Repair Manual and the Studio Protector

Elise Calvi, the Head of General Collections Conservation and Conservation Services at Indiana University Libraries recently posted on the Book Arts Listserv that their online book repair manual had been updated.From their website:This manual documents many of the treatment procedures used in the General Collections Conservation (GCC) Lab of the Indiana University

Snow Farm 2017

Many moons ago, when I worked at the Craft Emergency Relief Fund (now CERF+), I attended a board meeting that was held at Snow Farm. Located in Williamsburg, MA, Snow Farm offers craft and fine art workshops.I don't know why, but they've never stayed on my radar - and this is

Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair

On December 2-3, the second annual Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair will take place at the Smith College Campus Center in Northampton, MA.The event includes exhibits, sales, book signings, demonstrations, lectures and features not only antiquarian booksellers from the region, but also book artists, letterpress printers, papermakers, engravers, and

I’m teaching at FOBA!

I am very excited to finally announce that I'll be teaching a workshop at the 2017 Focus on Book Arts conference! I would have written about it sooner, but honestly, I couldn't believe that it was actually happening.I tossed ideas around for weeks and agonized over my proposal before submitting it.

Paper and Book Intensive 2017

The Paper and Book Intensive just published their course descriptions for 2017 and the classes look amazing.The three that interest me most are all taking place during the second session, which means that they're all running at the same time. Which means that if I go, I can only pick one of

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