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silk book

Outside surface of the book is silk fabric painted with several layers of acrylic and textile paints.  Inside single sheets have been  aged with coffee and bound together using a modified coptic stitch.

Keychain books

These all measure 1 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ and each has about 15 or so pages inside and stay securely closed when not in use with an elastic closure.  They’re the perfect size for jotting down a note or reminder in and they're a great way to use up paper scraps

Paper bag journal detail

9"x6x1"  Outside surface was created using a brown paper bag using a combination of acrylic paints, rubber stamp pads, Mistyfuse and Timtex.  The surface has been treated with an acrylic wax to seal it.  Closes with a suede strap around a vintage wooden button.  Inside are 3 signatures along with paper bag pockets filled with…

Paper bag journal

9"x6x1"  Outside surface was created using a brown paper bag using a combination of acrylic paints, rubber stamp pads, Mistyfuse and Timtex.  The surface has been treated with an acrylic wax to seal it.  Closes with a suede strap around a vintage wooden button.  Inside are 3 signatures along with paper bag pockets filled with…

Dreams scroll detail

This scroll measures 15" x30" when opened.  The outside was created using a variety of torn handmade papers,  hand dyed cheesecloth, novelty yarns and threads, metalic fabrics and Mistyfuse.  The first chapter of Sigmund Freud's book "Dream Psychology" has been printed onto linen fabric and fused to the inside lining of black wool felt.  Note: …

Dreams scroll

This scroll measures 15" x30" when opened.  The outside was created using a variety of torn handmade papers,  hand dyed cheesecloth, novelty yarns and threads, metalic fabrics and Mistyfuse.  The first chapter of Sigmund Freud's book "Dream Psychology" has been printed onto linen fabric and fused to the inside lining of black wool felt.  Note: …

journeys book _detail spread2

Detail of the inside of the journeys book.   Original book description: This hardcover book measures 9"x2"x6".  The outside of the book has been covered in linen fabric and pulp lace (Cotton string netting with paper pulp caught through it).  Inside is lined with lokta paper.  The metal house box has been encased into the…

journeys book _detail spread1

Detail photo of a spread in the journey's book.  Full book description: This hardcover book measures 9"x2"x6".  The outside of the book has been covered in linen fabric and pulp lace (Cotton string netting with paper pulp caught through it).  Inside is lined with lokta paper.  The metal house box has been encased into the…

journeys book

This hardcover book measures 9"x2"x6".  The outside of the book has been covered in linen fabric and pulp lace (Cotton string netting with paper pulp caught through it).  Inside is lined with lokta paper.  The metal house box has been encased into the cover and a collage has been placed inside the window opening (yes…

Brown paper bag quilt

"immersion" 27"x19" center panel: brown paper bag hand painted with layers of metallic paint, Mistyfuse, textile foil, rubber stamp ink.  Fused to lokta paper & machine quilted with metallic thread.