Category Archives: Fiber Arts

Three Things I Learned Sewing Curtains for my Daughter

I’m not a seamstress, but having attended Pinterest University, I’ve learned a lot about sewing.  I recently decided to add some color and privacy to my daughter’s room, and being a DIY-er to my very core, I of course could not … Continue reading

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DIY Young Maleficent Costume, Wings, and Horns

I love Halloween because I get to let the costume designer out of the closet and run wild.  It’s great because my older daughter generally has some pretty interesting ideas for costumes.  This year, she wants to be a … … Continue reading

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Crochet Kraft Paper Bag Basket

I have a lot of shipping materials floating around my house because I do a lot of shipping, and I try to reuse whatever I can, whenever I can.  As a bookbinder, I’m very conscious of my carbon footprint–I use linen, … Continue reading

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Orange and Teal Exposed Spine

I recently (some time in the past year, that is) got my hands on some beautiful orange handmade paper and I knew I wanted to do something special with it.  I was listening to Bookbinding Now, a podcast hosted by … Continue reading

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Long Stitch Binding, Crocheted Hemp Cover

I’ve been itching to try a nonstandard book cover and I cottoned on to the idea of hemp because it just has this great texture, so I crochet a long rectangle with a taper on one end and attached a … Continue reading

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Pioneer Day

Just a couple of weeks ago was Pioneer Day, and to celebrate we gave the Primary children a day in the life of a pioneer.  I designed vests and neckerchiefs for the boys and bonnets and aprons for the girls, … Continue reading

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