Tag Archives: book making

Abandoning Art

I’ve not been posting many sketches recently as the weather has been unpleasant.  While our winter is not as bad as other places, chilly and wet is not conducive to watercolor sketching.  I may be a wimp in comparison to … Continue reading

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Small books

I’m testing a new design by making it with a heavy craft paper cover, as I do my own sketchbooks.  These are half the size, about 5.5 x 4 inches.  I also have some pretty end papers I got from … Continue reading

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Punch cradle

After a year or so of using an open telephone book as a punch cradle, I decided to get a proper one.  I’ve seen a tutorial for making one’s own out of wood but I didn’t want to get out … Continue reading

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Another book made

I bought this book as a result of Janice’s recommendation at her book binding demo at Daniel Smith last weekend. I followed the directions in it to make this journal.  It’s covered with a 100% cotton fabric.  The paper is … Continue reading

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Stab Journals

I spent another day at Daniel Smith Seattle in Janice Berkebile’s Stab Journal Workshop.  Her programs are always so much fun.  There were 6 of us in the small classroom and we had a good time together. Drilling through the … Continue reading

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Stab Journal

On Saturday morning I attended a demo at Daniel Smith by Janice Berkebile on making Stab Journals.   She’ll do a one day workshop next month (Sept 18).    As of  Saturday afternoon, there was still space available in the workshop.  … Continue reading

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Handmade journal

I made another leather journal this past week.  I’d shown the one I made in the Daniel Smith workshop  with Janice Berkebile to Fort Nisqually’s shop manager. She liked it and tentatively accepted my offer to make some for sale … Continue reading

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Pamphlet Journal demo

Daniel Smith offers regular demos, which are often previews for workshops.  I forgot to check the Seattle store’s blog but saw this just a couple days ago on the Facebook page.  DS staffer, Janice Berkebile, offered a demo on making … Continue reading

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