Grounded

Mostly for medical reasons (but also because the kids now are on summer holidays) I have been grounded in the house, and couldn’t fly to any heights in my studio. So mostly, I have been writing (in preparation for the next school term in which I am going to teach German to bilingual 7 and […]

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Scoll Making, Printing, Crochet

A month ago I sent the first copy of 346 to London to the Society of Bookbinders’ Competition. Since then I have not been idle. I am making this an edition of 10. The first two copies come with the model and are printed on handmade Dosabiki Masa Shi paper. Copies 2-10 are printed on […]

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Making Paste

Starch paste is absolutely awesome! It is great because it is so very available, the healthiest glue I know (you can literally eat it) and therefore the best glue to use when crafting with kids. It smells better than most glues, and is – within certain limits – reversable. I have written about paste several […]

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New Website

Hello and welcome to my new website. Well, the website isn’t new, obviously. But I reworked the whole look, and I hope you like it. If you read this through a feed reader, I would be grateful if you could take a look here: kurzke.co.uk, and let me know what you think. Especially, please let […]

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346 finishing touches

It is the 10th of June today, the day of the deadline for this year’s International Bookbinding Competition by the Society of Bookbinders, and I filed my intention to enter 346 already in May. As you might know, my plan had been to finish this project before starting my novel writing in Febuary but I […]

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