Tag : Islamic bookbinding

Islamic binding – actually done!

I received the best email ever this week from my friend Stephanie Wolff.In this blog post, I talked about my attempt to complete an Islamic binding that I started at PBI. I managed to trim the pages successfully, but found that the book didn't close properly.Or so I thought.Stephanie alerted

Islamic binding – sorta done!

Today I tackled another project that I've been putting off - fixing an Islamic binding from a workshop with Yasmeen Kahn at the 2013 Paper and Book Intensive. I did complete another, more traditional-looking binding during the workshop - you can read about it in this post.This second binding has

Islamic Bookbinding with Katherine Beaty

The third presentation I attended (on day 2) at the Guild of Book Workers 2011 Seminar on Standards of Excellence in Hand Bookbinding was Katherine Beaty's Islamic Bookbinding. Katherine is my kind of presenter - intelligent, detail-oriented, and very thorough. Seriously, she's wicked smaht. She explained Islamic bindings can be identified by their

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