Category Archives: 50 Book Project

Leather Journals with Exposed Stitching

Barber Pole Book

You might have noticed that I’m a huge fan of Keith Smith’s decorative bindings.¬†Here are two more I tried recently Read More →

Sewn Boards Sketch Book

Sewn Boards Sketchbook

As I was heading out on vacation this week, I realized that I didn’t have a journal or sketchbook to Read More →

Star Book

Star book with handmade paper

Recently I played ¬†with some lovely earth toned handmade papers and created this rustic Star Book: A Star Book is Read More →

Single Signature Hard Cover Book

Perpetual birthday calendar with handmade paper

I’m excited to share this fun project with you – a hard cover single signature book that is a perpetual Read More →

Leather Journal with Diamond Stitching

Leather Journal with handmade paper

Here’s book number 33 in my 50 Book Project: a 3-signature binding with a continuous diamond pattern. This is another Read More →

Accordion Book with Signatures

Accordion Book with Signatures

I mentioned earlier in the year how much I like accordion books. They’re simple but so versatile and appealing. For Read More →

Collaged Flag Book

Flag Book

While experimenting with accordion folds recently, I decided to make a Flag Book. Oh my gosh – I love this Read More →

Japanese Bookbinding

Japanese binding sketch book

Several months ago I purchased the classic bookbinding text, Japanese Bookbinding – Instructions from a Master Craftsman by Kijiro Ikegami. Read More →

Simple Accordion Books

Mini_Accordion Book

I’m really drawn to simple books at the moment, especially accordion structures. This is such a versatile book that is Read More →

Triple Accordion Book

Triple Accordion Book with Marbled Paper

This past week I’ve been playing with accordion book structures and in particular those from Alisa Golden’s Making Handmade Books:100+ Read More →