Thursday, September 2, 2010

The Thread that Binds, Part II

I finally finished binding my copy of The Thread that Binds. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I had thought about doing a wooden cover, as a tribute to master bookbinder Jim Croft (who is interviewed in the book) but as often happens, went charging off in another direction altogether.

I created a medieval-style leather binding that emphasizes thread and stitching, which seemed to fit the content of the book:



This copy of The Thread that Binds will have a home in my ever-growing collection of books on bookbinding.

3 comments:

Cynnie said...

Another beautiful book!

notmassproduced said...

gorgeous gorgeous books and blog. glad i stumbled across u.

Carol said...

Very nice binding for a book that sounds as though it really is worth owning.