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Playing with circles, leather and gold

To my surprise I am working steadily towards my goal for this year as stated in a comment to Ellen’s blog: “Make a couple of books this year, and try making them something new.” I finished the book above this … Continue reading

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Worktable Wednesday: Much of the action taking place on the floor today

Oh, gosh, is it really Wednesday again? I guess it must be! I started the day with shipping out some orders, doing the related bookkeeping stuff, then housework and lunch – it was about 1 pm when I finally entered … Continue reading

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First Books after the Break

Everyone seemed to like my contribution to the last BEST swap with the recycled theme. Therefore I started bookmaking again with two different jeans books, both with recycled materials inside and outside. The first one that you can see on … Continue reading

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Coptic Headband Instructions – Second Edition finally for Sale. My Birthday. Give Away!

It’s my birthday today! I love waking up to candle light, blowing them out, and making a wish. And I love getting presents, and calls, and congratulations from everyone. I dug out this photo from a stash of discarded pictures … Continue reading

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Travel Journal No. 8, Floral Sea

showed you yesterday pictures of how I made the slipcase, here are pictures of the finished book now.

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I’m still living

I am still living – though my old computer nearly died. After some severe crashes over the weekend I now have a new machine, and I am trying to recover as much of the old data as I can. I … Continue reading

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Simple Two-Colored Coptic Headbands

I finally finished a bookish example for each of my new Coptic headbands. (Still wondering whether I really invented them.) And now I owe you at least instructions for one of them, I guess. – So let’s go, get your … Continue reading

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Still without Headbands

This is the next book that is waiting for its headbands. This book was meant to illustrate the poor double Coptic headbands (white with black). But I cannot make me add them – I think it looks much better as … Continue reading

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Lino Printed Covers With Double Headbands

It’s standing upside down, sorry, – but the headband is nicer on the tail. When I made my last Coptic bound book I accidentally crossed the threads when going up to the next signature. I thought it looked nice – … Continue reading

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The Tea Book

Before I start into the weekend (to celebrate the graduation of my youngest sister) I want to show off my latest book. Please note the “true Coptic double headbands“. But it’s the inside pages what interests me now: On the … Continue reading

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