Category Archives: Book Binding

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Rustic Nature Journal

Recently I dyed a stack of print making paper using tea and made some marks with rust and leaves. I Read More →

50 Book Project Continues

Well, it’s taken me a bit longer to finish my 50 Book Project than I planned but I keep plugging Read More →

Student Gallery

We’re in the final week of my 4-week Introduction to Handmade Books class and I want to share the amazing Read More →

Flag Book Gallery

Hedi Kyle Flag Book

I was teaching my Introduction to Handmade Books class this morning and one of the structures we talked about was Read More →

Coptic Stitched Books

Coptic book with handmade paper

I want to share with you today a couple of coptic bindings that we explored in the Intermediate Handmade Books Read More →