Autumn Halfterm

yWe are currently bang in the middle of the two week autumn half term. So instead of five hours a day plus the weekend, I only have the evenings and weekend to print, make books, write, pack orders and ship. But this can mean great focus. And it worked for me this weekend. I am […]

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Boxes II

It is Sunday, but unfortunately I can’t have printmaking Sundays every week. Instead I made made some progress with my 346 edition and in particular with the boxes for them today. I spent the morning sanding some more and then decided I was done with sanding for now. Next I cut strips of book fabric […]

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Boxes

I have been slacking in finishing the scolls and boxes for my 346 edition. I had set myself so many deadlines already, and missed most of them. I did make my own deadline that allowed me to send the first copy off to the SoB show to London and that gave me a bit of […]

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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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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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