Saturday, February 27, 2010

The Begining of my Bookmaking October-November 2009

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.

Groucho Marx

The very first book that I made at the Personal Journal Making Workshop hosted by Dysart Visual Artists & taught by Adele Outteridge from The West End Studio, Brisbane. I felt so joyous when I made it! I knew my life would never be the same...I was gloriously in love.

Handmade cover paper from Peter Stanford, Normanhurst, NSW.Hand waxed cotton thread. Inside papers upcycled. Double-needle single-thread coptic stitch.

Dysart, Central Queensland, AUS, in November 2009.