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 : Medieval binding
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
I just finished my first day of Karen Hanmer's workshop, Reverse Engineering Historical and Modern Binding Structures, Part Two. This was a sequel to a workshop I took with her at the last FOBA conference and the focus was on board attachment. Before I go any further, I have to mention