So, here is my - rather messy - work table today! Cluttered with assorted book projects, in various stages of progress. I'm busy making seasonal stock, for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and other celebrations that happen at this time of year.
At the back, a number of sets of pages, for little notebooks, plus a 6" x 4" size Halloween-themed Notebook, ready for sewing later on.
To the left, a Red, Woolfelt-covered Journal, with pages of handmade, petal-sprinkled paper. The cover is decorated with buttons. I made this some time ago, but I want to put some more work into it. It was run up in a hurry, as a demonstration item for a bookbinding course; I want to add a nice lining to the cover and maybe do something extra with that cluster of buttons - I have a Plan!
Then, in front of the red journal, is a set of pages and another woolfelt piece, in soft blue-grey. I intend to decorate the felt with fabric and leather, embroidery and beads, to make another of the embroidered journals, such as I made for Christmas time 2012.
And in the middle - a journal, in lovely black leather, with purple mulberry paper endsheets and crisp, white "Three Candlesticks" text paper pages. It has a sort-of uneven-style binding, with stitches of different sizes. Not sure if I do, or don't, like it - yet - we shall see...
The plan is to do "something" with the straight stitches on the spine, to make them look "different", so I'll finish the binding and see what kind of inspiration strikes (I do have a couple of ideas, if they work)!
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So, that's my contribution to the WOYWW Story this week - thanks for reading. Why not pop over to Julia's Stamping Ground and see what else is going on in the crafting world?