The results of a very productive three day bookbinding workshop, making board attachment models with the amazing Karen Hanmer. For more information on Karen’s work and teaching, check out her site!
*impotent scream of rage* File this away in “Bad Ideas to Not Repeat in Modern Times.” From: Huntting, H. R., co., inc., Springfield, Mass. Book Mending; Some Short Cuts And Labor Saving Devices. Springfield, Mass.: The H. R. Huntting company, 1938.
Gloopaste. Just say it out loud. I guarantee you can’t not laugh while doing it. GLOOOOOOPASTE. From: Huntting, H. R., co., inc., Springfield, Mass. Book Mending; Some Short Cuts And Labor Saving Devices. Springfield, Mass.: The H. R. Huntting company, 1938.
Cover of an Arabic (?) language book. If you can translate the title, let me know! I foolishly forgot to write down the call number when I took the photo.
Earrings made from parchment. Yeah, real parchment, like the stuff medieval books were written on!
Original collage by me. This was a page that was cut out of a library book by a patron, which was replaced by us.
Roses are red,Violets are blue,We pray the brown stain on this book,Was just chocolate fondue! Roses are red,Violets are blue,There’s a white stain on this page:We sure hope it was just a roux!
Roses are red, Violets are blue, If you put tape on your books, I’ll never EVER love you.
A book bound in burlap! It’s as scratchy as it looks. The title and cover image were printed directly on the burlap. Saraswati, Baidyanath. Pottery-making cultures and Indian civilization. New Delhi: Abhinav Publications, 1979, c1978.
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