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Leather Pocket Journals – Part 3

For the past two weeks I've been teaching the third installment of my leather journals class. We have continued working on three signature bindings from Keith Smith's book, Non-Adhesive Binding Volume II: 1-2- & 3-Section Sewings.   I had a great group of six women who completed five bindings, despite my problematic

Worktable Wednesday

Today I worked on preparing for tonight's leather journal class at Studio Place Arts. These are the three bindings I'll be teaching: I have a tendency to forget things if they're not written down, so I created a checklist to help me remember what to pack for my classes. For this particular

Worktable Wednesday

Today was another of my not-so-fun, running around like a crazy person, appointment days. Luckily, I was able to squeeze in a shopping trip. My friend Nancy has told me multiple times to go to Hides Pride in Essex Junction, Vermont - she praises their selection of leather. So I trot myself

Worktable Wednesday

I'm teaching a leather journal workshop in February and have almost completed my sample books. Unfortunately, I can't seem to make up my mind about what types of closures to use. I spent time today doing research on closure options and created a Pinterest board (Bookbinding Closures) of what I found. You

Worktable Wednesday

I started the day by working on an Etsy order for five small Yellow Calendula photo albums. I already had two albums in stock, so I only had to make three more. The covers are now safely tucked away in the press. I spent a chunk of the afternoon packing a box

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