Category: books

Oct 22

More books

I’ve been practicing bookbinding.  So far I’ve learned that the crossover stitch (the fanned out one) looks fantastic but isn’t very tight.  I’ve also learned that wheat paste is excellent for paper-to-paper, but not so good for mull-to-spine as it’s not flexible.  I’ve got enough paper for at least two more books. When they’re done, …

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Sep 23

Sewn Signatures

My sister wants to do an art journal exchange with her friend, so I started binding some watercolor paper into signatures.  I got some books on bookbinding, so I started reading them to pick up pointers.  Previously, I had just been doing everything by looking at books and puzzling out how they were made. What …

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