Sewing on Raised Cords

Sorry for neglecting this blog at the moment. I am busy with making a books, and finishing a custom order until the end of the week, (Aaaaaargh – today I am at the point in my schedule where it says: Tuesday mid-day!) I’ll fill you in with all the details, when I find the time […]

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“I want out!”

I made a box for one of my pink monster books. I wanted it to look like the monster is pressing against a wooden crate. – I am not sure yet what to think of this experiment. It definitely doesn’t look like that to me, just like a hairy box. And here’s the monster: Ich […]

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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 best. Usually I hide it behind a partially covered spine. Or at least the initial […]

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Testing Paper and Books

It has been just too hot here to do much beside sweating for the past days. So I took it a little more slowly, but at least got some things done: beside the “running in circles” book, and the new moebius book I started, I finished three blank journals. Two of them will get listed […]

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“Moebius” is now “Running in Circles”

On May thirteenth I showed you pictures of the above object, and told you it was a book. The pages are sewn to a Moebius strip (I explained what this is here, in this post), and the book is read by turning the pages as you usually would, starting anywhere, and ending where you started. […]

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