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On Tuesday I attended a rubber stamp workshop ran by the lovely Stephen Fowler. I blogged about it earlier for the course blog but I still have plenty to show you here! I had heard of rubber stamping before as Lucy had one made professionally for her Limited Edition project, however I hadn’t really thought about using one. You’d be surprised what you can produce from cutting a rubber though… Stephen showed us some of his...


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Before christmas we had been doing some bookmaking and I made 3 books in total (view them here)… And then we were set the challenge of making a book with content, which was also made from unusual materials. At first I was quite stumped on what I was going to produce – it’s always harder when the possibilities are endless I find? I didn’t recieve either of my christmas presents from my boyfriend on time…...


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Every Friday afternoon between 1 and 3pm we get ‘Book horny’ a.k.a a book making session takes place. Our course tutor, Mr Skinner, is quite the book enthusiast and has tried out all different techniques of binding to make small, handmade, sketchbooks With help and guidance from Mr S. I completed my first handmade book 2 weeks ago, here she is: I should have sewn her a lot tighter, but lessons have been learnt and of course, I...


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Today Mr Skinner held a book making session! Above, the specimen! We made some diddly little books (only 3 signatures)…. Three paper signatures… sitting in a row The concertina fold spine Above and Below; Sewing time! The book army! 🙂 Mine is the amazingly good one (joke!) on the back row, 2nd from left! … I am now about to cover it in polka dot paper 🙂 I like it, what do you think? –...

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