Category Archives: bookbinding

Friday Night Flicks: Book Restoration

Another binder/conservator is featured in this week’s Friday Night Flick: Judith Ivry.     Although there is no information provided on Ms. Ivry on the Vimeo page for the video, I did some internet sleuthing and dug up her website. … Continue reading

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Memory Bank

I spent the week folding paper and assembling the five cubes for the work tentatively named Memory Bank. The cubes will be displayed as a group, but also work individually.

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Friday Night Flicks: Jeff Peachey Interview

This week’s flick is a return to more bookish content: a short interview with Jeff Peachey, book binder and conservator, filmed by New Tang Dynasty Television.     You can watch a second video of Jeff this weekend, showing him … Continue reading

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The End of Mechanical Month

I had thought I might be finished my piece for #areyoubookenough_machine by today. I am close, but not quite there. Monday saw the beginning of a volvelle for the end of the square tube opposite the iris.

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Chinese Checkers aren’t from China

I have been working on an artist’s book for the March #areyoubookenough_hexagon challenge on Instagram. It includes a game of Chinese Checkers. In doing some research I discovered that Chinese Checkers are not Chinese at all.

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Sewing Along

I have been sewing the letters on panels for L is for Lettering, and as of yesterday afternoon I am about two thirds done. I have produced a lot of little thread ends.

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Déja vu all over again

By early afternoon yesterday, my work bench was looking hauntingly familiar. I have started folding the backing panels for a second wall piece using the same Shrigley binding variant as I used for G is for Geography. G for Geography … Continue reading

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The Frank Fold: a reduced version of Hedi Kyle’s Franklin Fold, with an optional cover

As promised last week, here is a slightly simplified version of Hedi Kyle’s Franklin Fold from The Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol. I call it the Frank Fold, since Frank is a slightly reduced version … Continue reading

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A Test Model from The Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol

Well, two test models in fact. I received a copy of The Art of the Fold from David for Christmas and thought I should try something from it before I am once again buried in preparations for my solo exhibition, … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar: Day Fourteen and a Modular Book Cover

This is a re-post of something fairly recent (December 2018), but it fits this year’s theme. Besides, you may have missed it, or forgotten about it, and I am still recovering from the marathon of creating the post for Day … Continue reading

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