Category Archives: Tutorial

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 →

Dragon Book Tutorial

Dragon Book

Spring is finally here and to celebrate I decided to create a fun, light hearted book this week. Book 15 Read More →

Gelli Print Notebook & Video

Chain Stitch notebook

Hello! Today I’m sharing another way to use up your gelli prints – a chain stitched notebook. And for this book, Read More →

Gelli Print Note Book Tutorial

Gelli Print Notebook Tutorial

Hello – I have a confession to make:  this week’s book is super simple! Book number 12 in The 50 Read More →

4 Awesome Coptic Book Binding Tutorials

4 Best Coptic Tutorials

  Last year I learned the coptic book binding stitch. I wanted to take a live class but couldn’t find Read More →