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Welcome to my Bookbinding Blog

The making of books, the teaching of bookbinding and the association with other bookbinders and book artists has become the focus and passion of my life. Bookbinding has many aspects and we debate a lot about the precise definitions of various aspects but, working with our hands within this discipline, challenging our skills and creativity is intriguing, frustrating and exciting.
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Oriental side stitched Artists’ Book

Closed-French-Door-Book

  For several years I have taking a course on Artists’ Books at COFA (College of Fine Arts, Sydney). During the semester we  complete 3 projects. Their first project is to design and create a book based on Oriental side stitching. A …
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Concertina structures

Ballet partly open tunnel book.Christine jpg

Christine, another UNSW (COFA) student, created this wonderful book for her second project. It has concertina folds either side of a tunnel book. The whole book is contained in a hard cover that hinges around to close away  her book. …
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Botanic Abstractions

Ferns-interpretation

Fifteen book artists heve been invited to submit a book based on, or inspired by, our beautiful Botanic Gardens. This is for an exhibition to be held just after Easter this year. So, out with paint brush, inks, knives, ink …
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