Category Archives: Blog

Hand Sewn Fabric Book

Hand stitched fabric journal | vintage page designs

This weekend I needed a handmade book project to work on but wasn’t able to work in my studio. So Read More →

Art Journal Pages: Some Favorite Techniques

I share lots of handmade books on my blog and in my social media feeds, but I don’t often share Read More →

September Paper Club

Fall Japanese Stab Binding Book

The summer has whizzed by and now September is here with all its back-to-school and Fall activities. For this month’s Read More →

Old Projects & Good Memories

Squash Book

I’ve been cleaning up my studio trying to get organized for the Fall season and I found some of the Read More →

Accordion Concertina Journal Tutorial


In this latest project video I show you how to create a simple journal that will expand as you fill Read More →

August Paper Club

August Paper Club

I can’t believe it’s time for another Paper Club – summer is flying by too fast and I also can’t Read More →

Instagram Inspiration

Instagram Inspiration

I thought I’d share some of the projects that have inspired me on Instagram this week: This artist book created Read More →

Where to Find Swatch Books

Hardcover Book with Carets Stitch

These days most of us purchase our book binding supplies online and while online shopping is convenient and offers us Read More →

July Paper Club

July Paper Club Selection

Welcome to the July Paper Club! ┬áThis month I’m offering a cheerful collection of papers from my stash that includes Read More →

Choosing The Right Pen for Handmade Paper

Best journaling pens for handmade paper

In many of the handmade books I create, I use my stash of textured handmade paper for the signatures (pages) Read More →