Hi I'm Ela
And this is a blog about book binding
Includes tips and trick about bookbinding
Pictures of journals, books, diaries and any handmade signatures of papers encased in leather, cardboard, foam etc.
I made this guestbook using the technique of the Coptic stitch and the case following a Japanese technique. This type of case is called shihò chitsu.
This is for sale here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/126117644/wedding-guestbook-with-case-floral?
"Well, I guess the look I’m best known for is Blue Steel."
I don’t know why, but that’s what pops into my head when I look at this book. So I’m going with it. I just can’t get enough of this silk. I bought it for a custom order, and I wanted to test it out before I started on the real book. It’s kinda breathtaking, I think.