It’s taken me a while to get round to doing one of these, but I finally found the time to have a go at doing a traditionally bound hard back notebook with a proper spine. Really enjoyed sewing up the signatures, very satisfying: They’re actually a little loose I think, but as a first attempt […]
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Updated some of my stab-bound notebooks by layering simple geometric shapes on the cover. And writing the word ‘notes’ on the front, just for good measure.
When I was younger, I thought scrapbooking meant literally putting scraps of paper into a book. In the last few years, I’ve come to think of it as more of a cheesy American thing and all about having notebooks full of stuff and making the pages look fancy and sticking lots of things in them- not just scraps of paper. You […]
I’m not entirely sure what to market these as. Sketch books? Journals? Scrap books? Do with them what you will, they are darned pretty.
Recently, I was commissioned to do a visitor’s sign-in book for a company. So much fun! I got to design a template for the inside pages, and play about with lots of different types and textures of paper. I used 4 different types of paper for the cover in the end, ivory paper with grey […]
There’s one going down in Daventry and The Craft Fantastic will be there selling delicious treats and other stuff, too. http://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk/news/item.aspx?NewsItem=734
These little origami hanging people remind me so much of the hanging monkeys my grandma had! I don’t remember there ever being a barrel.. I was quite content just linking monkeys…
I really enjoyed making this! Basically, I just took stuff apart and linked it together with random stuff…