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Zwirn wachsen und entwachsen – eine Art Tutorial

Ich dachte, ich erzeuge mal ein Mini-Tutorial auf deutsch über das Wachsen von Zwirn zum Buchbinden – bzw. auch das Entwachsen, wenn man das so nennen kann. Wer lieber meine Stimme hört, kann sich das Video anschauen. Für alle die … Continue reading

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Saturday in the Studio

This is how my studio looks today. Much better than yesterday! Yesterday, I thought I’d grant myself a break from ugly paper- and office work (need to fill out tax forms, applications, insurance stuff, …). But when I entered: Oh, … Continue reading

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“Eins, Zwei, Drei, Vier Eckstein. Alles muss versteckt sein…” – A tunnel book structure

I said in the last blog post that I wanted to explain in more detail how I attached the panels for the tunnel book “Die Suche”. I decided to make it a short tutorial. What you need is: As many … Continue reading

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Worktable Wednesday: Promise of Spring

When I entered my studio this morning, my worktable was not quite as tidy as it should have been. Rests of yesterday’s work are spread all over the studio, not only the worktable. So first thing to do today is … Continue reading

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Worktable Wednesday: Asian Stab Bindings

The day started off with writing a proposal for a custom order that was still pending. Then I decided to stock up on my Coptic Headbands book today, and write something like a tutorial for Asian stab bindings. Those stab … Continue reading

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How to Make this Book. Part II

This is the second part of the instruction of how to make the book that you see on the left. In the first part, I told you how I set the red hearts into the black leather, so that now … Continue reading

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How to make this book. Part I

You see here on the left my contribution to the BEST Zombie Award. We are holding a public vote each Halloween to decide who made the best Halloween themed book. (I’ll tell you again when it is time to vote!) … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Indirekt Gluing

Today I glued this Banana paper to book’s board. The paper is very thin and fragile. If you brushed glue onto it directly, it would probably tear under the stress with the added moisture, and even if you were really … Continue reading

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Schuber-Anleitung, deutsch

Wahrscheinlich ist es gestern in den ganz anderen Nachrichten untergegangen (zumindest hatte mein Mann nichts davon mit bekommen), also hier nochmal deutlicher: Es gibt meine Anleitung für einen Schuber, wie ich ihn zum Beispiel für die Reisetagebücher, aber auch für … Continue reading

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A Peek Into My Studio and a Brief Explanation of the Butterfly Buttonhole

I am rather busy at the moment – therefore the blogging is slowing down a little. I am very happy about a variety of commissions that I am working on. I mentioned it in a previous post: I was commissioned … Continue reading

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