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
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Why do things always go on sale when I'm trying to be conservative with my spending? Damn you Oak Knoll Books!For the entire month of October, Oak Knoll is offering 20% off all books about bookbinding. As of this writing, there are 1,202 books in the sale.Dang - how are that
I am very excited to finally announce that I'll be teaching a workshop at the 2017 Focus on Book Arts conference! I would have written about it sooner, but honestly, I couldn't believe that it was actually happening.I tossed ideas around for weeks and agonized over my proposal before submitting it.
I'm getting ready for my first craft show of the holiday season and today I worked on some small leather journals. I love this stitching pattern - it's called "Dovetail" and was designed by Keith Smith. You can find the binding instructions in his book Non-Adhesive Binding Volume II: 1-2- &
I continue my fun with three-signature bindings. Today I did Keith Smith's 2-needle Isolated Diamonds binding. Once you get the pattern down, it's a pretty easy. I got the crazy purple leather from ReSOURCE (formerly the ReStore) last week. I can't decide on what type of closure to make. On the one
I decided on the closures for two more of my leather journals. I referred to my Pinterest board of closures while making my choices. Once again, I tried to choose closures that echoed the stitching method used on the book. The first book I worked on was a multiple section pamphlet. The
As I've discussed several times before, I am a sucker for a good deal.And as I mentioned in this post, it's almost impossible to get a discount on Keith Smith books. Through the Book Arts Web, I found out that there's a buy one get one free sale going on