Thursday, July 05, 2007

Samples of work 2001-2006



Blue and sage leathers inlaid, lined on the inside with handmade paper. Long stitch binding through the spine and decorative stitching on the covers in white linen.


Hardcover multi-signature coptic sewing. Black leather with raised letters on the front.


Portfolio case custom fit to this book. I backed the fabric myself. Leather label on the spine with gold lettering.


Japanese box. Dark green book cloth with paper lining. This is now my bookbinding toolbox.


Japanese wrap-around case, custom fit to these two Japanese butterfly books.


Rebound copy of Jonson's Lives of the Poets. Leather spine and new cloth covers. I found this cloth at a drapery store and backed it myself. Leather label on the spine with gold lettering.


Rebound copy of the Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music. This was originally a perfect-bound paperback. Brown bookcloth spine and hand marbled papers. Leather label on the spine with gold lettering.


Rebound copy of The Cat in the Hat. Scanned then printed the image for the new front covers.


One of my first attempts at making a girdle book.


'Our Stars' - Accordian fold artist's book with flaps and pockets, pull-out tags, found images, and quotes.


Japanese multi-page scroll.


Accordian fold with little pamphlets sewn into some of the valleys. This was made as a birthday card with photos and text.


Little Red Riding Hood tunnel book. A case structure, with the tunnel book attached on one side and a pamphlet containing the story attached to the other side.


Expirimental binding: sections sewn onto stiff hemp twine. Leather cover.


Photo album and matching photo storage box. Japanese chyiogami paper.


Japanese stab bindings, hemp leaf pattern.

2 comments:

bookyeti said...

Lovely! :)
You are so talented.

Anonymous said...

YOU ARE A DREAMBOAT! EXQUISITE WORK. SO SWEET TO BEGIN SHOWING YOUR LITTLE BOY HOW TO DO IT.