Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Book Binding

A couple of hours spent binding a book from the paper I bought in Tokyo last month.
I used the Japanese Tortoise Binding method with waxed sashiko thread.

 I used the sheets from the writing pad I bought at Blue and White Shop.
Washi paper for the inside cover.

The papers were very tough and my needle became bent with a squashed eye.

8 comments:

  1. Oh wow. What sort of needle were you using. It would have to be tough..

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  2. Awesome result, but boy, how you, and your needle, must have struggled!
    Queenie

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  3. Binding and papers are beautifully combined. The needle brings home the effort required.

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  4. Beautiful book Will the needle be displayed in an MM. It deserves to be highlighted after all the work you did with it!

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  5. Poor needle! I think I would have used an awl to prepare the way. The resulting book is awesome though.

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