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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 →

April Paper Club + Free Mini Class

Account Book

April Paper Club is sold out. A new set of papers will be available on May 1. Sign up my Read More →

Spring Collage Book Class

I will be offering a new in person class on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 called Spring Collage Read More →

March Paper Club


** Note: March paper club is now closed. Check back for April’s papers on April 1 ** Here’s the first Read More →

Join The New Paper Club!


As many of you know, I have an enormous collection of handmade paper that I bought from Vermont paper maker, Read More →

Handmade Book Tutorial – Long Stitch with Packing

Long stitch with packing

One of the first books I made in my 50 Book Project was a Long Stitch Binding with Packing. The Read More →

50 Book Project is Finished


Here’s the final book in my 50 Book Project and it’s one of my new favorites, Secret Belgian Binding. My Read More →