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Worktable Weekly: Making of a Study Book for Artists (Part III)

This is Part III of showing the process of how I made the book to the left. In the first part I cut the paper and boards, and prepared the pages for the book marks that are attached to the … Continue reading

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Another Study Book

This is the sibbling of the study book that I started to make in yesterday’s blog post. The idea behind these study books was to create a book for artists who want to take more than a sketchbook outside for … Continue reading

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Penultimate Headband Training Post

This is one of the headbands that I learned in the last days and particularly like. The plan is to use it on the next book which just came off the sewing frame. Hopefully I’ll be able to present it … Continue reading

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Headband Training Continued

I am working through the book “Headbands. How to Work” them by Jane Greenfield and Jenny Hille at the moment. I showed you some first props in the last post already. I am planning to make a couple of show … Continue reading

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Worktable Weekly – Headband Training

This is a headband I already used on book blocks before. Then I usually counted the windings to reach into the gatherings at an equal spacing. Here the core shifted on the edge of the cardboard, and as you can … Continue reading

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New Type of Changeover/Headbands

When sewing a book on tapes with the intention of leaving the spine exposed, the kettle stitch always requires some thinking. Whereas the rest of the sewing pattern looks nice almost automatically, the kettle stitch gives an uninteresting pattern at … 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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“Wired” & How to Work on Several Projects

I am not very good at splitting my attention to several projects. Every time so far  I end up concentrating on the one of them that I like best or is easiest to do, and simply forget about the others. … Continue reading

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Six Ways To Make Coptic Headbands

There it is: My first, ready bound, and printed copy of  “Six Ways To Make Coptic Headbands” by Hilke Kurzke. It has 65 pages, contains 84 photos and one sketch, instructions for the usual, one-colored Coptic headband, and the five … 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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