Silk Thread for Asian Bindings – General Talk, Pictures, and Call for Applications

I have started to work with the book “Japanese Bookbinding. Instructions from a Master Craftsman” by Kojiro Ikegami already in 2014, five years ago. If you don’t know it, you should at least try to take a look at it at your local library. By many it is considered THE book about Japanese bookbinding. Like […]

Open Studio and 346, finally some Progress, and other News

I am participating this year on the Open Studios Notts event. Almost 300 artists in all of Nottinghamshire are openening their studios in May and June. Mine is going to be open to the public on 12/13th May. That’s in just over a week, and there’s still tons of things to do to prepare for […]

A Christmas Present: Pancake Crochet Pattern, a Christmas Card, a Christmas Market and SNOW!

I already titled last blog’s post “winter is here”, so unfortunately I can’t do that again, although it really is here now, with snow and amber weather warnings: And with winter comes the time for Christmas, and Christmas markets, and of course Christmas presents. For one of my nephews (there are three by now, the […]