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Trying new ways for Soul Song

It might happen that “soul song” is being cast into yet another new form. Other people might do sketches and decide then, I have to try it out. I’ll see. I have two or three new ideas how this should … Continue reading

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Printed Leather Cover: It works! — Almost

A while ago I showed you the book on the left, a journal bound in a printed piece of leather. Since then it has been carried around in a backpack, has traveled through the air and over the sea (well, … 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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Parchment trial

First trials come out well. I tried the easiest things first: I very slightly roughed up the surface of an end piece of my end pieces of parchment, and simply tried writing on it with sharpie pen, ink, and then … Continue reading

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New Buttonhole Style

Of course I couldn’t resist the urge to try this right away. Not with a plan in the head and a ready made sketch at hand, and all the materials already gathered in my studio. And so I didn’t wait … Continue reading

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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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Two-Colored Coptic Headbands

This weekend I have been experimenting with two-colored Coptic headbands. The principle is always the same: Chain stitches along the book boards. These are so straight forward generalizations of the Coptic headband as I have learned to do them that … Continue reading

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