Monthly Archives: June 2010

Making of “Du bist mîn, ich bin dîn” – final steps

The final steps to launch the edition are being made. Yesterday I dyed some more cotton wool and rag paper for the packaging. Das sind jetzt die letzten Schritte, die nötig sind, bis ich die Edition von “du bist mîn, … Continue reading

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Making of the Tiny Poetry Edition

Above you see the individual signatures lying on my table, waiting to be bound, and in the next photo all the little books are done, cleaned and put into the bags for protection for now. I finished with the work … Continue reading

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Making of Teeny Tiny Edition – Collating

I am done with writing on the pages. Next step is to gather them to signatures and bind the little books. Die Seiten sind fertig beschrieben. Nun müssen die kleinen Büchlein nur noch gebunden werden.

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Making of Teeny Tiny Edition – Dyeing the Pages

Das sind die Buchseiten, die gerade auf Aquarellpapier zum Trocknen liegen, nachdem sie mit chinesischer Aquarellfarbe gefärbt wurden. Und unten sind sie fertig getrocknet: Above you see me dyeing the pages, and below they are already dry. This is the … Continue reading

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Making of the Teeny Tiny Edition – Testing Colors

Thinking about coloring the pages, and how… Vielleicht mache ich die Seiten farbig. Ich bin noch unentschlossen, aber gleich werde ich das mal entscheiden müssen…

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Making of a Teeny Tiny Edition – Day 3

I didn’t get much done yesterday, was braiding sewing thread for a length of time, and then tidying up, sorting through things, not much visible progress.  But today I caught up with my schedule: It is mid-day, and I have … Continue reading

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A New Edition

I so much liked the teeny tiny mini book with the ancient german love poem in it that I did for the give away library that instead of finally finishing the moebius project – which is not forgotten yet! – … Continue reading

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Teeny Tiny Mini Library Give-Away

This is my new library in a matchbox. As the name suggests, the painted purple box is a matchbox. – And I am rather proud of the individual books: Oben seht ihr meine neue Bibliothek in der Streichholzschachtel. Wie der … Continue reading

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New Tool, New Book

Those of you who also follow me on Flickr or Facebook already know that I received this beautiful sewing frame about two weeks ago. Now the first book that I sewed on the frame is finished. Here some images: Vor … Continue reading

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Darkroom

I think I was 16 years old – maybe I was already 17- when I started at the best job I ever had: For one or two days a week I would be running the B&W photo laboratory of the … Continue reading

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