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Topic: My first book (canvas, felt, & tea-stained paper)  (Read 1614 times)
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« on: November 15, 2006 06:51:57 PM »

Going through some boxes, I found the first book I made... The binding quality isn't great...  I made it at the start of 2001 for a good friend of mine (he's a writer; his name starts with N, hence the N on the cover).  He is now my husband.   Grin




I soaked the paper in tea to dye it, then ripped the edges for the deckled look. (And you can sorta tell here that he still hasn't written in it!)


You can see the poor binding job here, but it's still holding, almost 6 years later.  This is the inside back cover; I wove some strips of paper together on the inside back cover and signed it.

On the inside front cover, I wrote the song lyrics "'Even when you're wrong I think you're great.' -Jets to Brazil"
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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2006 01:51:56 AM »

i love the ripped look on the pages.
great work.
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« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2006 10:53:00 AM »

That is wonderful - hope to try one of these one day.
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