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Fabulous Resources for the Beginning Bookbinder

I love books. I learned to read when I was five, and from that moment on you could frequently find me with my nose stuck in a book. My dream job was working in a bookstore (which I accomplished) and, when I retired from the bookstore, I started making my own books, because I couldn't… Continue reading Fabulous Resources for the Beginning Bookbinder

Altered Book Art

How to Rescue a Book

Upcycled Journal, Book Journal Vintage, Artist Journal, Vintage Charles Dickens Cover, Writer, Coptic Journal. I've rescued a book! This old Charles Dickens book literally fell apart and I was inspired to upcycle it. This is how I did it;)   Bookbinding lesson #1: don't pierce your finger with an awl. It hurts. BUT if you… Continue reading How to Rescue a Book