Category Archives: Techniques

Zhen Xian Bao – Chinese Thread Books

A friend kindly sent me a link to a blog showcasing the art of Chinese thread books.  The blog owner, Lesley, attended a workshop and produced a lovely layered book sample.  She demonstrates how it was constructed and shows how … Continue reading

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Woven Chain Bookbinding class

By Claire Brach This workshop, taught by Jean Riley, aimed at teaching the method of producing a chain effect woven rigid spine for a book with multiple signatures.  Due to class time constraints Jean had put in an amazing amount … Continue reading

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Workshop: Decorative Spine Sewn Book ( Woven Spine)

Offered by Primrose Paper Arts and taught by Jean Riley Saturday September 8 2018 Never done a workshop with Jean, or are you eager to try another one?  Perhaps you’ve never sewn a book spine before.  Well, this is your … Continue reading

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Calvin Nicholls: Paper Sculptor

By webmaster I simply couldn’t go past this website without sharing it with you. The above is a screen snip of the front page of Calvin’s website.  Click on the image to visit his site and view his extraordinary work. … Continue reading

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With only an A4 sheet of paper ……

We had an excellent turn out for our Tips & Tricks day on Thursday, where the aim was to explore what creations people could come up with using just simple A4 paper. Janet had some seriously lairy paper (British dictionary … Continue reading

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Newcastle Stitches & Craft Show

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Three-dimensional paper doodling

Danish artist HuskMitNavn is a painter, muralist, and compulsive doodler who creates clever three-dimensional drawings. The simple constructions are made from paper and pen, and depict cartoon characters in humorous situations. HuskMitNavn says “The idea is to make it very simple … Continue reading

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