Two-Colored Coptic Headbands

This weekend I have been experimenting with two-colored Coptic headbands. The principle is always the same: Chain stitches along the book boards. These are so straight forward generalizations of the Coptic headband as I have learned to do them that I can’t believe it has not been done before. I don’t know of any written […]

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Thinking, Sorting, Planning

Today I’m trying to figure out what I should be doing next. My main question is: Should I start something completely new? Or should I better work out some old ideas? I’m for example thinking about whether I should make an improved, bigger version of “becoming buechertiger” into an edition.  But I also have so […]

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Shopping for Bookcloth and Headbands

Here in Bonn I have had a hard time buying fabric for books. All the textile stores within my reach focus on customers who want to sew their own carnival costumes, so what they offer is mainly cheap stuff with a lot of exaggerated decor. But now a new shop opened not far from where […]

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Water World – Now with Explanations

As promised, now I am back with more explanations regarding this book, after we agreed on the book arts forum that I may now show off this book. As you can see it is called “water world”. The theme for the swap was “something new” and we were supposed to use a material that we […]

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Water World

Offenbar ist mein Buch für den Buchtausch “Was Neues” mittlerweile angekommen und es brennt mir unter den Nägel, es vorzuzeigen. Allerdings war der Einsendetermin erst der 15. Juni, also ist es eigentlich noch zu früh und einige wollen lieber noch gar nicht so genau wissen, was wir, die wir schon fertig sind, gemacht haben. Deswegen […]

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