Bits and pieces from my sketchbook and studio during 2020 – looking forward to more making and learning in 2021. Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and creative year ahead!
Category Archives: handmade
Coptic Stitch Bound Handmade Journal
A5 sized lined journal/notebook, handmade using the coptic stitch bookbinding technique. Lined paper printed on 100gsm recycled paper [from 100% post consumer waste] – each signature (group of folded paper) is a different colour to create a rainbow effect when opened or viewed from the exposed spine. Bound with white thread so that the stitchingContinue reading “Coptic Stitch Bound Handmade Journal”
Handmade Sketchbook – Coptic Stitch Bookbinding Technique
A personalised sketchbook that I made using coptic binding (sometimes also called chain stitch in bookbinding), which is a method that allows the book to lay completely flat when opened. The way the stitching is showcased against the exposed pages of the spine is a very beautiful and unusual feature. One of the many perksContinue reading “Handmade Sketchbook – Coptic Stitch Bookbinding Technique”