Tag : Bookbinding

Silver custom order

I've been working on a custom order for a photo album - the customer will be bringing me album pages pre-printed with photos to be bound into the album. I love these kinds of personalized books. The combination of materials she chose is quite lovely - a silver handmade paper with

Worktable Wednesday

Today I spent a lot of time folding paper for accordion books. Folding, folding, folding. I've accumulated quite a few sets of covers that are just waiting to be filled. I also worked on lining leather with lokta paper. These will be covers for coptic journals I'll be binding at this Saturday's

Wayback Wednesday

I have a backlog of blog posts (backblog?) that have never been completed and it's bumming me out. I still want to share the content, so I'll be publishing under the heading of Wayback Wednesday for these posts. Several years ago, I posted on Twitter that I liked a hand-carved wood

Worktable Wednesday

I have had this stack of leather pieces forever. I don't even remember when or why I bought them. I think they came from Ebay. They've been sitting in a box, just waiting to be used. Well, I finally got the motivation to do something with them - I decided to

Teaching bookmaking to children

I've probably mentioned before that I'm totally addicted to Pinterest. I have over 200 boards. It's a problem. Is it really? Yes. And no. Most of my boards are (surprise!) bookbinding-related. As a teaching artist, I have a strong interest in teaching bookmaking to children. I've been collecting my findings on