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Bookbinding


Mainly blank books here, but not exclusively. I love to give traditional bindings a modern twist, to translate them to modern aesthetics. Every now and then, I am of course also simply exercising old methods, or just plainly get a job done. One of the things I make every now and then are teeny tiny mini books. Although in my perception they are not a very significant part of my work, but lately i…  (read more)

crochet book 06 detail


crochet book 05 closed


crochet book 04 opened

07 Nov 2016 201
book opens like any limp binding

crochet book 03 back cover

07 Nov 2016 210
square too big for the book. Otherwise this might actualy work.

crochet book 01 front cover

07 Nov 2016 2 237
front cover. I like the white and green and the leather, and I like the contrast that crochet lace and distressed leather give. But I am not entirely happy with how this all came together here.

crochet book 01 spine

07 Nov 2016 201
the finished book. I am not quite happy with how the spine looks like.

crochet book making of 03

02 Nov 2016 222
trying out how to attach the other bit

crochet book making of 02

02 Nov 2016 190
trying how attaching a square to a book might work. - There's much room for improvement here. But, well, it's a start I guess.

book blocl


work in progress

28 Sep 2016 223
just after lacing in. Next the spine will get covered

car jotters


letter book

05 Jul 2016 239
handmade journal / sketchbook. Covers are painting board (i.e. canvas covered hard wood board), decorated with acrylics, gesso, stamps, ink and fake writing. bound in a simple Coptic style.

letter book

05 Jul 2016 234
handmade journal / sketchbook. Covers are painting board (i.e. canvas covered hard wood board), decorated with acrylics, gesso, stamps, ink and fake writing. bound in a simple Coptic style.

letter book

05 Jul 2016 275
handmade journal / sketchbook. Covers are painting board (i.e. canvas covered hard wood board), decorated with acrylics, gesso, stamps, ink and fake writing. bound in a simple Coptic style.

Making of Dot Dash xiaolongbao added

01 Jul 2016 191
blogged at kurzke.co.uk/blog

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