Japanese stab binding #45 & 46:memories and souvenirs

JSB memories: 57 holes, JSB souvenirs: 51 holes, both straightforward.

JSB-memories.souvenirs
Hello all! It’s been quite a while since my last bookbinding post, but a lot has happened in the past year. I both completed a masters degree and got married, moved between two continents and three countries, and am still in the process of relocating across the ocean once again.

A couple of days ago I finally sat down to create samples of designs I drew ages ago. I’ve played around with words before in sketches, though I can’t recall if I ever actually sewed any. I’m contemplating creating a free mini-font of these letters, so those of you who want to sew different words can create your own templates using properly spaced/consistently shaped letters. I’m giving some thought to those of you who would need accented characters, and what those letters might look like.

Also, my husband is French…so there will likely be more French-themed or related works on this blog in the future!

A process shot of JSB memories: halfway sewn
JSB-memories-process

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6 thoughts on “Japanese stab binding #45 & 46:memories and souvenirs

  1. Congratulations! That IS a lot to experience in one year! I’m new to book binding and your blog – but I’m excited about both!

  2. Congratulations Becca on your Masters and your marriage. I wish you every happiness and success.Looking forward to your future posts.

  3. Congrats on everything Becca! I’ve been following for awhile and well I’m here to stay! Will you be putting up a tutorial for this pattern or the alphabet? Thanks you and Cheers~

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