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Topic: 'one tiny alphabet' - world's smallest alphabet book :)  (Read 16655 times)
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minouette
« on: August 03, 2006 02:41:02 PM »

Hello all,

I decided to make a tiny alphabet book. It is 27 mm by 25 mm by 8 mm (or 1 and 1/16" by 1" by 3/16") and made of acid free sketch paper, with handmade Japananese paper for the cover and end pages. The spine is watercolour paper with linen book tape and embroidery thread was used to made the tiny end bands. It is bound with the coptic stitch (which proved challenging on this scale!  Wink ). It is shown with a shiny new Canadian quarter for scale (which is the same size as an American quarter).



Inside the illustrations are of assorted, little, tiny things:


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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2006 02:57:23 PM »

Very sweet!  I want to make a tiny ABC book!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2006 03:00:25 PM »

Thats really adorable. Some big words though. I want a tiny book!!!
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2006 03:03:58 PM »

That's so sweet- nice job!  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2006 03:50:57 PM »

How cute!!  I love the words you picked, especially lint and point!
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2006 05:12:43 PM »

I like that all the words are of tiny things. Very clever.
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2006 05:20:06 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2006 05:30:12 PM »

Thanks very much!  Cheesy I wanted a quirky and unexpected list.

My better half was avocating for little (monosyllabic or simple at least) words too, but some letters, like x, are always tough. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2006 10:34:25 PM »

Ameoba!  Snail!  I love it!  Good job on the X.
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