Towards the end of 2017, I had the privilege of participating in the second round of a set book binding project called Stitch•illo – Creative Expressions through Thread and Fiber. A bit about the show: This Stitchillo Binding project is a continuation of a binding project that was made possible by a very generous gift […]

Old Man and the Sea

I’ve recently finished an enclosure and light repairs for a Life magazine featuring Ernest Hemmingway’s Old Man and the Sea. The magazine was brought to me by a friend, who purchased it online, to be safely bound as a gift. Due to the large and heavy nature of the magazine, as well as its slightly […]

On the Case

NaBloPoMo November 12 The blank books are moving along and the cases are being assembled. I am using the millimeter binding style following Peter D. Verheyen’s article in The Bonefolder. The case is made of two boards (a front and back cover), a spine piece (made from card stock or something similar), and a paper […]

National Blog Post Month 2015

Several people endeavor to write everyday for the month of November (NaBloPoMo). For some, this means getting back to that novel they’ve been meaning to write. For others, it is a chance to post everyday on their blogs. I am with the second group and will make a push to do the same. Everyday, I’ll […]

Fantasy and Nonsense

In July earlier this year, I submitted a binding to a juried exhibit hosted by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers. The book received second place in the exhibit and will be on display from September 7 to November 4 at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah in Salt […]