Monday, February 28, 2011

six little practice books

Covers of paste paper experiments from ages ago, recycled paper from an old phone system manual from hubby's interconnect days and linen thread.

Open book, alternating bars, hound's tooth check, diamond x, + & rope using 1- 2- & 3-Section Sewings Non-Adhesive Binding Volume II by Keith A. Smith

Dimensions are 4½" x 5" x ½" (11.43m x 12.7cm x 1.27cm)

six little practice books

open book alternating bars

hound's tooth check diamond x

+ rope

One thing (among many others) I need to do is practice more so my stitches, piercings and measuring are uniform.

Book: Non-Adhesive Binding, Vol. 2: 1- 2- & 3-Section Sewings by Keith A. Smith

8 comments:

  1. love the red and black book. what is the name of that type of stitching?

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  2. It's called Diamond X. I like it, too. It looks complicated but is easy to do. :)

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  3. mmm, all that delicious colour, texture--and the stitching!!!!! YUMSH!

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  4. @arlee, yes, texture is just about my favorite!

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  5. How neat. I just sat here staring at your header picture. What a lacey binding. I have never seen anything like that before. I love the x one here in the picture as well.

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