One of the best ways to use up scraps of material is to make a 3-hole pamphlet stitch journal! The pamphlet stitch is a simple stitch that can be dressed up by the materials you’re using. In this tutorial, Ali shows you how to make this fun book with bits and pieces that were lying around her studio.
This is one of a dozen 4″ x 6″ notebooks that I made to sell during the holiday season. It’s a 2-signature Double Pamphlet Stitched binding (see tutorial here) with one lined and one blank signature. The flap in the center is normally narrow (approx. 1/2 – 1″ wide) but in this instance I made […]
Happy New Year! January isn’t over yet, so I think I can still wish you a happy new year, right? Today, I’m sharing a book I created over the Christmas vacation. I based the cover on a design by Mary Ann Moss in her online class Remains of the Day. I’m a regular reader of […]
I’m so excited to share with you some books created by the readers of my blog and newsletter. Both artists created unique double pamphlet stitched books with gelli prints (see tutorial here). The first book was created by Pat H. I love how Pat added rubber stamping to the pages and her choice of color […]
Welcome to book 13 of The 50 Book Project. This week I created a rustic leather watercolor journal from a piece of tangerine leather. The binding is a modified pamphlet stitch. The four signatures each have their own sewing holes, but there are only 3 sewing stations or holes in the leather cover. The 32 […]
Hello – I have a confession to make: this week’s book is super simple! Book number 12 in The 50 Book Project is a Double Pamphlet binding, which honestly I love and create all the time. But I feel guilty because it’s so simple and easy, it feels like cheating. To make myself feel better and […]
Just popping in to share a quick travel journal I made using a London Underground or subway map brought back from one of our trips home to England. I started with the tri-fold map and pamphlet stitched two signatures into the folds of the map to create back-to-back notebooks. When closed the book measures 6″H […]