My newest box:
I call this the writers box. This is a drop spine box and inside you'll find:A blank journal and a space for keeping pencils and pens. I've put this box along with several others in my Etsy shop.
And for those of you who live in my area,my spring [...]
As you can probably imagine I have a lot of scrap pieces of book board piling up in my studio. I've generated a lot of odd cut pieces with all the pyramid and house boxes that I've created over the last couple of weeks so I decided to use some of the odd shapes to [...]
I recently received this book:
Creative Paint Workshop by Ann Baldwin
This is an excellent book and since it arrived I"ve had a hard time putting it down.
Ann goes into great detail of her techniques and processes that she uses to create amazingly beautiful works of art. Easy to read,follow [...]
Registration is now open for my latest new online class:
Creative Box Making for the Paper Artist!
This is a no sew class. All the boxes we'll make in this class are made with paper,glue and book board. The class is 4 lessons and you'll learn how to make drop spine boxes [...]
Terri and I have been pleasantly overwhelmed by the response to our new book Creative Ways with Fibre&Stitch!
All of the pre-orders have been shipped so if you ordered a book you should either have it by now or it should be arriving very soon. Terri and I would love it if we could [...]
These are samples for the Box Making Class at the Danforth Museum this spring.
These boxes measure about 5"x 7"x 3"and all three are built starting with a basic drop spine box format:
It's called a drop spine because the lid is attached to the box with a hinged [...]
I have been wanting to try my hand at this binding for a while now. I've seen this called a few different names;keyhole binding,buttonhole binding,and exposed long stitch binding so I'm not sure what the actual official name for it is:
This was the first one that I made. It's a [...]
That's what I've been doing the last few days:
These are all samples for the box making class that I'll teach at the Danforth Museum in the spring. We'll make the one in the front of the photo in the class. It's a fairly easy one to put together although it takes a bit [...]
I got a lot of emails from readers yesterday asking if the boxes I showed in yesterdays post were part of the Creative Box Making for the Fiber Artist online class. They are not part of that online class. The boxes I posted yesterday are made with paper,glue and book board. The Creative Box [...]
I am going to be teaching a box making class at the Danforth in the spring so I've been busy making up samples of the projects that students will be making. It's going to be a six week class and I think we'll get to make at least 5 different boxes. The first one will [...]