Handmade Market Recap

The Handmade Market was a very busy event! From the time the doors “opened” to the time they “closed” and a little bit after, there were throngs of people walking through. It was a full day of meeting new people and talking about all the items on the table. There were several long spans of time that I barely had a chance to sit down! The Spring Leaf Press booth was full of traditional and nontraditional book objects. There was a range of blank journals and a few cards, but what most people responded to were the tunnel books (aka…

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A quick preview of one type of book that you'll see at the upcoming Handmade Market (Bloomington, Indiana at the Convention Center)... These sketchbooks are hand-bound with good drawing paper and discarded maps. The covers are bound in Iris book cloth and gray paper inset with map fragments.

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