Category Archives: Book Binding

Jane’s Book

Jane's Book3

A couple of weeks ago my friend Jane came to the studio and made a special book. She had a Read More →

Vintage Fabric Book

Vintage fabric book with embroidery

I’ve been collecting vintage fabrics and sewing notions for years, but I’ve never really done anything with them. It only 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 →

Leather Journal with Cross Stitch

Leather Journal with Cross Stitch

I met up with a friend and fellow bookbinder, Suzette Durso, last weekend and she showed me some of the Read More →

Readers’ Books

Nancys Longstitch book

I can’t tell you enough how I love to receive photos of readers’ books in my inbox. I’m so honored Read More →

Tortoise Shell Binding

Japanese Tortoise Shell Binding

Summer’s in full swing in our house, so my blog posts will be less frequent for a while. But I’m Read More →

Punching Cradle Tutorial

DIY Punching Cradle

Many handmade books are sewn with a needle and thread and before the pages are sewn together, holes are pre-punched Read More →

Bow Tie Stitched Notebook

Bow Tie Stitched Book

Today’s book – number 18 in the 50 Book Project – is a quick and easy one-signature notebook with a Read More →

Alpha Stitch Book Binding Tutorial

Alpha Stitch Tutorial FI

Today I’m sharing a tutorial for a book I created a few weeks ago with an Alpha Stitched binding. The Read More →

Marbled Notebook with Z Stitch Binding

Marble Notebook with Z Stitch

It’s time for a new book binding and number 17 in my 50 Book Project. This is anotherĀ 2-section binding from Read More →