Category Archives: 50 Book Project

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 →

Happy New Year

Braided spine notebook

Happy 2016 – I hope you had a splendid holiday season! I took a few weeks off at the end Read More →

Flat Back Case Bound Books

case bound book with marbled paper

I won’t lie to you, making a case bound (hard cover) is tricky and it takes practice, but I LOVE Read More →

Tire Track Binding

Book26TireTrackBinding2

Here’s a quick look at book number 26 in my 50 Book Project. It’s a small leather bound journal with Read More →

Back to School Notebook Tutorial

Recycled Cereal Box Notebook

It’s that time of year when students go back to school and college, so I decided to make this fun Read More →

Leather Journal with Cross Stitched Binding

Cross Stitch Leather Journal

  I have another book from my 50 Book Challenge to share today – it’s a leather journal with a Read More →

Leather Journal with Hourglass Binding

Leather Journal with Hour Glass Stitching

Lately, I’ve been creating an inventory of leather journals for my Fall and Holiday open studios. This one’s a new Read More →

Friend of a Friend Journal

Friend of a Friend Bookbinding

Book number 22 in my 50 Book Project is called ‘Friend of a Friend’. I learned about the binding from Read More →

Little Arrows Binding

Little Arrows Japanese Stab Binding

I’m continuing to play with Japanese stab bindings as part of my 50 Book Project. I posted a simple 4-Hole Read More →