Category Archives: bookbinding

The Language of Flowers

As promised a while ago, this week’s post includes the instructions for making a little book called The Language of Flowers. The text is based on a digitized copy of this book:

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The Orihime Binding with a Drumleaf Variation, Part One

The anniversary of this blog is coming up —July 7— and I post a special project every year to celebrate both this event and Tanabata. This year I am re-visiting the Orihime binding which was created for Tanabata in 2017. … Continue reading

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A Model Reversible Box with Attached Accordion Book

Time for another paper project: this one falls in the field of book arts.

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Another Book Arts Challenge

This week I completed my artist’s book for the #AreYouBookEnough_Food challenge.

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On A Clear Day, Completed

This week I finished the last of the ‘drawings’ that make up On A Clear Day, my tribute to Agnes Martin. That’s thirty-six in all. The stitching got faster as the images simplified. Here are the last of the trimmings.

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Probably more then you ever wanted to know about thread

This is a picture from the only textbook I saved from high school.

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Multiple Projects

There were several different projects going on in the studio this week. The big one was creating packaging as my share of a neighbourhood collaboration. Here’s a prototype.

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Friday Night Flicks: Icechrome/Fenneke Wolters-Sinke

Many of my regular readers will know that I participate fairly regularly in the monthly Instagram book arts challenge #areyoubookenough. Some of the works produced for the challenge are outstanding. Fenneke Wolters-Sinke’s work Icechrome, made in response to last month’s … Continue reading

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My Grandfather’s Book

I did stock taking this week so that I could send Vamp and Tramp a list of what I currently have available. I thought I would write about one of the older books I unearthed: a facsimile edition of my … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: The Index

To make it a little easier to find that post you vaguely remember seeing earlier in December, here’s the index for the 2021 Advent Calendar. Posts with an asterisk at the end contain instructions for DIY artist’s books. (Clicking on … Continue reading

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