I've had just about enough of my usual typo when I try to Google something bookbinding-related. Boobkinding. Ugh. I don't even want to know what that could possibly refer to. At least I'm not the only one to make this mistake.
Tag : Bookbinding
Grrr...I missed my monthly meeting of the Book Arts Guild of Vermont today. Stupid rain. I was on my way up to Burlington when it started raining so hard that I couldn't see. I decided to skip the drippy drive and went home. Then, of course, it stopped raining.Did I
For the past few days I've been working on a book repair. The original binding wasn't sewn and had only adhesive on the spine. The book has a soft cover and the spine cracked, so many of the pages were falling out of it.A friend brought the book to me
My hubby and I saw The Police in concert last night in Saratoga, NY. I had waited over 25 years for my chance to see them live (giving some age hints here) and it was so much fun. The place was mobbed. We grabbed our tiny patch of grass and joined
I just finished up a batch of chopstick journals for a wholesale order. It's always satisfying to see a fresh stack of books sitting on my work table. I've been making this style of journal for at least 4 years. I'd have to go back through my files to know
I have finally returned to production mode after my long vacation. I have a wholesale order that I need to fill early this week.After having spent the last 2 days cutting bookboard by hand, I now have funny (not funny ha ha) numby feelings in my right forearm. When I
Last month I wrote a post about the Garage Annex School. I mentioned how huge the studio was and how it was jam-packed with boxes of stuff and equipment that was bigger than me. Well, on the last day of my class with Julie Chen, I took a photographic tour
During my workshop at the Garage Annex School, I learned a lot of interesting things about Julie Chen. I felt the need to pass them along and share her coolness: She likes candy, including Swedish Fish and gummy bacon. She has a great sense of humor. She feels inspired by Rock'em Sock'em Robots. She
When I arrived home last night at 10 o'clock, I immediately walked into my studio and thought, "I wanna make something!" Once the moment passed, I went about the business of unpacking the car. Meh. It was hard to ease back into "regular" life today. Instead of playing in Julie's
Once again, we started the morning with a collaborative art book. This time, our partner was chosen at random. You can see the results of our work below. The overall concept was a much simpler than yesterday's (yes, the blue roof was intentional).No other new projects were introduced today (phew!).