Category Archives: Tutorial

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

Welcome to the May Paper Club. I’m offering a lovely collection of warm toned handmade papers so you can create 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 →

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 →

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 →

Back to School Notebook Tutorial

Recycled Cereal Box Notebook

It’s that time of year when students go back to school and college, so I decided to make this fun Read More →

Punching Cradle Tutorial

DIY Punching Cradle

Many handmade books are sewn with a needle and thread and before the pages are sewn together, holes are pre-punched Read More →

Alpha Stitch Book Binding Tutorial

Today I’m sharing a tutorial for a book I created a few weeks ago with an Alpha Stitched binding. The Read More →