Over the weekend I spent a lot of time working on books. These two are books I started last year, but never quite finished...
Book 008 is an accordion spine book with signatures of pages attached with pamphlet stitch. I painted the blue cardstock with a design to match the cover paper before folding my accordion. The book is held shut with a strap made from a repurposed belt. I sewed an orange ribbon to the belt to make it coordinate better with the book.
Book 009 is a blank journal made with a basic coptic stitch. I made the covers back in December when I was getting ready for holiday shows, and never got around to putting pages in. The covers have an antique car pattern on the outside, and a paper with reproduction vintage ephemera on the inside.
I glued a couple more sets of covers that are drying right now under weights. More about those later.