Set book binding project, 2017.
Millimeter binding covered in bookcloth and machine sewn imagery in black thread. Hand-sewn endbands with Kinglet Cottage dyed linen thread.
Plainly Spoken exhibit entry, 2013.
Bound in calf, stenciled with acrylics. Silver foil stamped title. Sewn on linen tapes with natural dyed flax thread, hand sewn silk end bands over a parchment and alum tawed leather core. Cover window lined in parchment, moveable basswood gears with acetate transfer secured with brass rods and metal brads. Black Ink decorative endpapers.
Clamshell box covered in Iris book cloth, lined in Black Ink decorative paper lining with ribbon pull tab. Silver foil stamped leather label.
Fantasy & Nonsense
Fantasy & Nonsense, Rocky Mountain Chapter Guild of Book Workers Exhibit, 2012. *Second place winner
Sewn on laced linen tapes, hand sewn endbands, covered in painted tissue mounted on cotton, Japanese endpapers, embedded electronics (LED Lights, Aniomagic Sparkle programmable chip, conductive thread, hot glue, battery). Housed in a clamshell box covered in Iris book cloth, Cave paper, and Levant cloth with three spare batteries.
video of book “turned on”
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Interpreter of Maladies
One Book Many Interpretations, 2011.
*Best Binding in its category
Bradel binding with paste cloth, hand stenciling, and gold stamped titles. Housed in a slipcase and chemise.
Paper and Book Intensive, 2011.
Leather, paper, papyrus, bone.
Historical structure based on the Egyptian models from the 6th century.