Category Archives: Blog

Woven Codex

Woven_Codex

You’ll find book number 49, Woven Codex, in Alisa Golden’s phenomenal book Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms. Read More →

Flutter Book

Flutter Book

We’re approaching the end of my 50 Book Project, which started in January 2017 and over the past 2 years Read More →

Envelope Book

EnvelopeBook

I chose a fun design for book number 47 in my 50 Book Project – an Envelope Book. I found Read More →

Concertina Book

Concertina Book

Book number 46 is a concertina binding and it’s a great choice for a travel journal because the spine expands Read More →

Japanese Album Accordion

Japanese_Album_Accordion

This is a simple but effective binding called Album Accordion from Kojiro Ikegami’s Japanese ¬†Bookbinding: Instructions From A Master Craftsman. Read More →

My Introduction To Eco Printing

Eco Printed Scarf

In June I took an eco printing class with fiber artist Mary Delano at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Read More →

50 Book Project: Waterfall Stitch

Waterfall Stitch Book

I’m making progress on my 50 Book Project – here’s book number 44 – the end is in sight…. This Read More →

Favorite Instagrammers – Handmade Books

Debra_Frances_Handmade_Books

I find myself spending more time Instagram than Pinterest these days. Don’t get me wrong, I still use Pinterest and Read More →

Blanket Stitch Book

Blanket Stitch Handmade Book

This Blanket Stitch binding is from Keith Smith’s first volume of Book of Non-Adhesive Bindings. I love the pattern it Read More →

Gelatin Fall Leaf Print Book

Winged Book with Gelli Fall Leaf Prints

I’ve been making leaf prints with my gelatin (Gelli) plates to celebrate all the beautiful Fall colors I see around Read More →