Touch of Vermont recap

This past weekend I showed my work at the annual Touch of Vermont Holiday Gift Market, which I super love. It's located just five minutes from my house and I enjoy being able to see folks I know in my community. I always get lots of hugs. The show was mobbed.
18 Dec 2018 Read more

I’m teaching at the Morgan next year!

I am so, so very thrilled to announce that I will be teaching a summer workshop at the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland next year! I am seriously beside myself with happiness!The dates for my workshop have not yet been chosen, so stay tuned to the Events page of my website for
8 Dec 2018 Read more

A Bookbinder’s Black Friday

Welcome to my 8th annual roundup of bookbinding-related Black Friday deals! It's that wonderful time of year when I think to myself Why don't I have a massive bag of cash so I can buy all the things?In all likelihood, I will not be leaving my house because I've got
23 Nov 2018 Read more

I’m teaching at FOBA next year!

I am thrilled to announce that I will be teaching a class at the 2019 Focus on Book Arts conference! Now that they've posted sneak peeks on their website and I see myself there (!!!), I finally feel comfortable giving the scoop.Here's the announcement (I just had to take a
25 Oct 2018 Read more

Vermont Open Studio Weekend – Montpelier Artists

Vermont's Fall Open Studio Weekend is coming up this weekend, October 13 & 14! If I weren't participating in the event, I would totally be making my own studio visits.Most Vermont craftspeople work in studios located in or close to their residences. These are places of production and inspiration located in downtowns
8 Oct 2018 Read more

The Art of the Fold: Instagram Post Round-up

I hope you've enjoyed my journey through The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures. It is a fantastic resource and compendium of Hedi Kyle's life's work. The book is a must-have for anyone who loves paper and the magic you can do with it.Below
5 Oct 2018 Read more

The Art of the Fold: Enclosures

Sadly, this post is my last in the series detailing my journey through Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol‘s new book, The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures. Today I'm highlighting the structures in the last chapter, Enclosures. If you’re new to my blog, then you
2 Oct 2018 Read more

Trip to Leatherwise

On our last day of vacation in California, we made a stop in Santa Cruz. We had some time to kill before our flight, so out of curiosity I did what I do - I performed a quick internet search for any kind of bookbinding supplies in the near vicinity.And...victory!
30 Sep 2018 Read more

Trip to Japantown

After visiting the American Bookbinders Museum, we headed over to Japantown. Most Japanese immigrants to the United States arrived via San Francisco.According to Wikipedia, there used to be 43 distinct Japantowns in California, but that number has dwindled down to three. In addition to San Francisco, you can find Japantowns in both San
27 Sep 2018 Read more

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