Category Archives: Bookbinding

Finding Old Books and Messages

As book lover, I am often rummaging around in charity shops for old interesting books, perhaps with the hope that one day I might find a signed first edition of Harry Potter, or something equally as profitable – no luck … Continue reading

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The Principles and Practice of Medicine

I recently finished conserving this great book for a private client – one of my first. Thankfully I was pleased with the result – as was the client, which, as you can imagine, was a relief! The book, The Principles … Continue reading

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Making a book support

This has taken me all of half an hour to make, and I really should have done it about a year ago – why is it the simplest things take the longest to get around to doing?! A book support … Continue reading

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Christmas at the WI Maple Village Fayre

Some may recall that last year was the first time I attended the Maple Village WI Christmas Fayre, which I thoroughly enjoyed in the beautiful setting of the St Andrew’s Church in Surbiton. And this year was no different, and … Continue reading

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An unannounced leave of absence – sorry!

Could the 25th August really have been my last post? So long ago! That was the point where work turned into a frenzy and my degree started to come to an end. I should, of course, posted about our exhibition, … Continue reading

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Rediscovering my Filofax

I have a confession to make! Despite being an avid stationery maker and one particularly immersed in the art of Filofax stationery, it’s has been a while since I used my Filofax! (gasp, sigh, sacraledge!!). The reason for this is … Continue reading

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