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I'm a lifetime lover of handmade.
As a child my Gran taught me to knit and crochet. She also taught me about pattern making I spent a summer with her. The first day she laid me down on a large sheet of Kraft paper and traced me. Every week I had a new shirt. They were all made from patterns using that initial tracing!
I went home with 8 new shirts that summer.

When I grew up I worked as a studio potter and taught Raku workshops.

Now I've become passionate about making hand stitched books and journals and sketchbooks. Combining my interest in altered art I make altered art collages for some of my book covers.

All books and notebooks are made by hand and from scratch using traditional bookbinding methods. I'm a member of the Canadian Bookbinders and Design…

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  • Female
  • Joined August 17, 2010

Favorite materials

spray inks, stamps, brads, scrapbook paper, washi tape, choygami and calligraphy paper, eyelets, recycled manilla tags, linen thread, wheat starch paste, Nori paste

About

I'm a lifetime lover of handmade.
As a child my Gran taught me to knit and crochet. She also taught me about pattern making I spent a summer with her. The first day she laid me down on a large sheet of Kraft paper and traced me. Every week I had a new shirt. They were all made from patterns using that initial tracing!
I went home with 8 new shirts that summer.

When I grew up I worked as a studio potter and taught Raku workshops.

Now I've become passionate about making hand stitched books and journals and sketchbooks. Combining my interest in altered art I make altered art collages for some of my book covers.

All books and notebooks are made by hand and from scratch using traditional bookbinding methods. I'm a member of the Canadian Bookbinders and Design Binders Guild (CBBAG).

I like handmade objects myself and am happy to be surrounded by so many talented people here on Etsy.

NOW OFFERING SKETCHBOOKS DESIGNED WITH THE ARTIST IN MIND AT:

ZIBBET:https://the-altered-diaries.zibbet.com
BOOKBINDING WEBSITE: http://thealtereddiaries.weebly.com/

PINTEREST: http://pinterest.com/neonsun8/boards/
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AlteredDiaries

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