Swap – Cathryn Miller, “L is for Lettering”

You might remember that when I first finished “absences“, I offered to swap it. This post is about another book that I received in return: L is for Lettering by Cathryn Miller. The bookblock is handbound (presumably without support) and then glued into the thick hemp paper covers that you can see in the picture […]

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Swap – Cheryl Penn, “Where I am at – Book 4”

You might remember that when I first finished “absences“, I offered to swap it. Some people agreed to a swap, and it is time that I show off some of what I received in return. Cheryl received my first book for her encyclopaedia of everything but her book was the second that reached me. – […]

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Snow

I briefly mentioned a swap on the books arts forum before. It was not my most inspired contribution ever, and I never got around to show you what I made for the swap. But now is the time, I guess. I received notice that my swap partner received her copy (and all other recipients, too), […]

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B.E.S.T. Swap contribution

The theme for the 12th bookbinding Etsy Street Team swap was recycling. I wanted to create something which is visibly reused and still shows the traces of its previous life. And so I covered the book in pieces of this old pair of jeans. The binding style is a sewing on tapes with a chain […]

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The Girdle Book Swap Revisited

My girdle book finally has reached its destination. Those of you who can read German may already have read Peter’s review of the book here, and you can also read something about it on his own blog. Our task for this book swap was to make either a replica or a modern interpretation of a […]

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