Monday, October 19, 2009

Coptic Books

I've always loved journals. When I was a little girl I had this particular pink hard-covered journal with a real metal lock and key. Filled with secrets and dreams--little books have always been something I've treasured. These days my thoughts don't make it into any journals, but for a change I've started making books. These 3 books are my very first attempts at Coptic book-making. If you feel like challenging yourself, making books is a fun project to start. All you need is some paper, waxed thread, needles and something hard to cover or use for your covers. In these books I've used papyrus, wood and covered hard board. I have a fourth in progress that has a copper cover and it's ity-bity, just 1.5" square. I'll take photos when it's complete.

1 comment:

  1. These are beautiful! They remind me of a little journal my best friend and I had years ago!


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