Today was the third day of Karen's workshop and we were busy!We started out by drilling holes in our boards - these would be used later for lacing on our text blocks.Next, we frayed out the ends of the cords on our text blocks to remove lumps.We used a 1/4"
Tag : girdle book
I realized that I forgot to show you a picture of Karen's awesome resource booklet for the girdle book workshop. It's actually rather insane - check this out: We started the day off by sewing primary endbands on our textblocks. We stiffened up the core cord with PVA to make it
I just finished my first day of Karen Hanmer's workshop, Medieval on the Go: The Girdle Book. This is the third workshop I've taken with Karen at the Focus on Book Arts conference (not all this time around). I guess I like her! The girdle book is a bit of an
Well, I did it. I successfully completed my first week of the Book Arts Improv. There were many moments this week where I seriously questioned my sanity, but I pushed through. Phew! Just to remind you, here are the themes I was working with this week: Bad Habit: Paper addiction Popular Tourist Spot: