If you’ve decided to use Kraft-tex to make the cover for your next book, there is no shortage of ways to bring your Kraft-tex to life. From simpler methods like stitching to more complex strategies like dye sublimation, there’s something for all skill levels to try.
From the very beginning, Vintage Page Designs (and eventually the Handmade Book Club) has been about community. Ali started her blog to share her knowledge with other bookmakers just like her. From there, it evolved into a large group of people passionate about book arts.
Art journaling has surged in popularity recently, but Rachelle has been art journaling for years. For her, art journaling is a connection between art and words. She guides her students through an art experience first before diving into the writing experience, but the priority is to help students overcome the barrier of the white page in front of them.
In a recent Facebook Live, Ali had the pleasure of speaking with Tiffany Sharpe about her journey as an artist, her discovery of collage fodder and a fun watercolor technique. About Tiffany Sharpe Tiffany is a science teacher turned artist, but her career change wasn’t a surprise! She’s been crafty since she was a child […]
Each month on the Vintage Page Designs blog we have a theme challenge. This month we are creating books with the theme WORDS. Let your imagination go wild – there are no rules except that it needs to be a book. Upload your book by completing the form below. Please share your books with our […]
Each month on the Vintage Page Designs blog we have a theme challenge. This month we are creating books with the theme BLOOMJu. Let your imagination go wild – there are no rules except that it needs to be a book. Please share your books with our community in one or more of these places: […]
This is the recording of July’s Coffee and Questions session. Links mentioned during the live video: 5 Day Fabric Journal Challenge:https://www.handmadebookclub.com/fabric-journal-challenge Uber Art:https://www.etsy.com/shop/UberAr Quilting Ruler:https://www.joann.com/omnigrid-quilting-square-15inx15in/4191680.html Colorwayshttps://www.colorwayarts.com/collections/all-products Wheat Paste:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9jfNMe6eUg Canvas Panels:https://www.dickblick.com/categories/canvas/panels/ Mohawk Super Fine Paperhttps://www.colophonbookarts.com/paperboard/mohawk-superfine-paper Kathy Johnson Arthttps://www.kathyjohnsonart.com/ Quick and Easy Book Cloth:https://vintagepagedesigns.com/quick-easy-book-cloth/
Picking your favorite tools is like picking your favorite children. But Mikki asked me this question recently when we were creating my new studio space so that I could put them closest to me on the work bench. It feels like my essential tool list is ever changing, so for today these are the ones […]
Each month on the Vintage Page Designs blog we have a theme challenge. This month we are creating books with a Rainbow theme. Let your imagination go wild – there are no rules except that it needs to be a book. Please share your books with our community in one or more of these places: […]
I have always been reluctant to do image transfers onto fabric because of the long drying time. However, recently, I experimented with using my heat gun and got some really good results. Here are the steps I follow: Print a high contrast image using a laser or ink jet printer Cut out image and move […]