Category Archives: Book Binding

Student Gallery

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We’re in the final week of my 4-week Introduction to Handmade Books class and I want to share the amazing Read More →

Flag Book Gallery

Hedi Kyle Flag Book

I was teaching my Introduction to Handmade Books class this morning and one of the structures we talked about was Read More →

Coptic Stitched Books

Coptic book with handmade paper

I want to share with you today a couple of coptic bindings that we explored in the Intermediate Handmade Books 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 →

Long Stitch Link Stitch Book

Long stitch link stitch book

During the recent Intermediate Handmade Books I taught the group how to make the medieval Long Stitch Link (Chain) Stitch 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 →

Red Leather Artist Journal with Handmade Paper

Red leather artist journal

I created several leather artist journals this weekend using some leather that I purchased from ┬áPergamena┬álast December. I paired it 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 →