Category Archives: Blog

Garden Book

Garden Book 1

I recently completed a project for an Interweave publication called Handmade Books Cover to Cover┬áthat includes eleven bookmaking projects plus Read More →

June Paper Club

Sorry June Paper Club has already sold out. Please stay tuned for July’s selection! Welcome to the June Paper Club. Read More →

Accordion Book with Signatures

Accordion Book

The accordion is one of the simplest but most elegant book forms, and it’s one I return to time and Read More →

Book & Magazine Giveaway

Contest has now closed – thanks to all those who entered. Congratulations to Lana! As many of you know, my Read More →

How to Create Perfect Book Covers Every Time

Handmade Book Cover

When I first started creating books, making neat and well finished covers was a challenge. I got better with a Read More →

May Paper Club

** May Paper Club is closed ** Welcome to the May Paper Club. I’m offering a lovely collection of warm Read More →

Notebooks Tutorial

Set of 3 notebooks

I created a tutorial to make this set of three notebooks with handmade paper covers. They would make a really Read More →

Poems & Quotes for Your Handmade Books

April is National Poetry Month, so I thought I’d share some quotes from my favorite poems that I’ve included in Read More →

9 Tips for Creating Awesome Pages

Pages for Handmade Books

Last week I wrote about paper grain and its importance for creating handmade books. This week, let’s take it a Read More →

How to Determine Paper Grain

Long stitch with packing signatures

Understanding paper grain is vital when creating handmade books. This blog post and video explain what paper grain is, why Read More →