handmade books

here's a sneaky peek of booky things from the studio....

coptic bound upcycled blank journals 
created from discarded (stunningly beautiful!) cloth covered reference books
with collaged atlas pages (on spine edge) and coloured waxed linen thread

 mmmm love these incidental delicious gold tooled designs on the front!
(this one is my favourite!)

postcard sized journals 
decorative paper covered covers, long stitch binding over leather 'tapes'
coloured waxed linen thread 
hahnemule paper pages

blank concertina mini booklets
various oriental and handmade paper covers
goatskin parchment paper pages
satin ribbon closure

limp bound leather journal
canson mi-teintes pages - waxed linen thread
organza ribbon closure

limp bound leather journals
stitched leather closures

I'm always thinking with my fingers 

and love love love making BOOKS

some of my blank books and journals are now available
at 'black wattle'

or make an appointment to visit the booksworks