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September’s a Big Month!

Hey, book lovers! The blog’s been quiet, but if you follow my Instagram (or Facebook, or Tumblr) you know I’ve been busybusy, getting ready to vend at Rose City Comic Con (9/19 & 9/20) If you’ve never been, it is an amazing con. … Continue reading

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Quick Update

Hey everybody! If you follow my Twitter, Instagram, or Tumblr accounts, you know I’ve been busy bookbinding lately, even if I haven’t been blogging about it. It’s been a trippy few months. Last month, I found and managed to buy … Continue reading

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Accomplishments!

I was able to take a pretty long vacation from my day job for the holidays this year, and I decided to keep roughly the same schedule but do bookbinding instead! I had a great time, and bound a ton of … Continue reading

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PAPER

So, anybody who’s interacted with me in a bookbinding context has probably already figured out that I’m a paper geek. I love paper. Love it. Naturally I am SUPER excited about the paper in the photo below! It’s from the fantastic … Continue reading

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*crickets*

So, it’s been quiet around here! That’s because I’m moving in April — and not just moving like I normally do (ie, about 20 minutes away, and via several car trips over a week or three plus one big push … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo: A Look Back

Geez, where did the month go? It’s nearly the end of December, and I never did a quick summary post for NaBoBiMo! Well, part of that is that I wound up working my first two craft fairs (which went great!). … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo Day 19!

Yeesh, the month is getting away from me! Good thing the holiday weekend is coming up. Hopefully I can crank out enough text blocks in time to get them trimmed by the lovely folks at Signature Print Services before Turkeyday. … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo Day 12: FINISHED BOOKS OMG

Holy cow, I pulled two finished books out of the press today! Very exciting. BEHOLD: Pretty sweet, eh? AND I prepped two more text blocks for casing in. Woot! The other thing I did today is finish hacking up all … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo Day 11!

Welp, two books are IN THE PRESS and drying, so as of tomorrow, I will have two books FINISHED. I’m looking forward to casing in more and more books as the month progresses. Because I only have one nipping press, … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo Day 9!

Slow progress, but progress nontheless! I reached an exciting stage today: What you see there are two text-blocks nearly ready for casing-in! Casing-in is the process of putting the cover on a book. Once the cover’s on, it dries overnight … Continue reading

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