A bookbinder I would like to be!

I have always been fascinated with the art of bookbinding. I love working with paper and glue to create things and putting books together has a special place in my heart. I don’t do much of it now but there was a time when I did put time and energy to creating different kinds of books. I still do put together quick little “journals”, just nothing as formal as I once did. 

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The other day, while looking for something else, I came across three Artist Sketchbooks that I had made while participating in a bookmaking workshop. These weren’t exactly “forgotten”…merely put away in a safe place until I could decide what to use them for. You know how that is. And so they sat. I pulled them down, looked through them, and decided that perhaps it was time to find a new home for them.

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So…I’ll be listing them in my Etsy shop with the hope that someone will fall in love with them and give them the love they deserve. I’m spotlighting this artist sketchbook first…it’s 7×10 inches, contains acid free watercolor paper, and the cover is made using hand-stamped paper. I used both a butterfly stitch and a herringbone stitch to assemble this lovely book. If you’re interested in this sketchbook, the link to my Etsy shop is: An Eclectic Universe

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