This is an accordion style book that Jan made. Isn’t it cute?
Here we all are in Carole’s garage coloring our paper with stamp pads.
We each made an accordion book. I made several in different sizes. You have to be very careful with your folding and cutting for these books to come out even.
Here’s a smaller version.
We then worked on a stab binding. Bunny had some really cool wall paper books and the cork cover is made from wall paper.
Here’s Louise’s book.
And this is Bunny’s.
Next up was a book with signatures and a hard cover. We used various fabrics for the cover.
Here Bunny is folding paper for her signatures.
Here is my hard covered book. I used screen printed fabric we had made with paper scraps and thickened dyes.
Here’s the inside of the book. It is glued together with the end papers holding everything in place.
Here’s a view from the top of the book.
I used several different painted pages for the first page of my signature.
And here’s the cork book standing on end. I have lots of ideas for making other books but I’ve got to get going on my stitch class homework. I’ll show you what I’m working on soon.
What clever little books. I can imagine it was a fun workshop too.
Very cute! That group you're in comes up with some great projects.
What wonderful handmade books everyone made! I would dearly love to make something like this. Very nice pictures you took of everyone's work.
I should join this session too. They make these beautiful and lovely lil books. Keep posting guys.waikiki family vacation