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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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NaBoBiMo Day 4!

Welp, I’ve now used up all my text paper. Sigh. Maybe I’ll get lucky and the shipment I ordered will arrive tomorrow instead of Tuesday! Gotta think positive. Here’s the stack: You can see some of the books I’ve done … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo Day 3

Chugging along! I figured out that my time estimate yesterday was off — the dingus I’m using to track things keeps returning the total time, not the time for the session. Phew! So, I finished two more text blocks today, … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo Day 2

Slower today than yesterday, not sure what’s up with that. 3:38 all to fold, punch, and sew two text blocks! Crazy. But then, it’s the end of the week, and I’m pretty beat. *yawn* One looming issue: I have enough … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo Day 1!

So! Today is the first day of my crazypants project, National Book Binding Month! Goal: Bind 30 books in 30 days. Here’s what I started with today: I have more supplies on their way (text paper and bookcloth, mostly), but … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo!

While I’ve been running silent on the blog, I’ve been cooking up some seriously exciting stuff! I’m gearing up to start selling my blank books wholesale — working with a designer (the fantabulous Richard Miller of Calyx Design, go hire … Continue reading

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