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The Purplebean Bindery developed out of a book binding frenzy. While in college I took a binding class and became fascinated with book forms. I couldn’t stop making books. Many years later, I have shelves filled with hand-bound books. I am always experimenting with new bindings and matching form and function. Each one of my books is unique. There are too many beautiful papers and fabric to ever make the same book twice. The blank books I sell are carefully crafted to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing. I hope my books inspire people to fill the pages with thoughtful writing and drawings, whether that be detailed garden notes, poetry, or artful collages.

I happily accept custom book orders. Are you getting married, hosting a party, renting out a vacation home, need somewhere to collect well-wishes or bon voyage sentiments? Order a book for guests to sign. I love wo…

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  • Joined March 11, 2009

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About

The Purplebean Bindery developed out of a book binding frenzy. While in college I took a binding class and became fascinated with book forms. I couldn’t stop making books. Many years later, I have shelves filled with hand-bound books. I am always experimenting with new bindings and matching form and function. Each one of my books is unique. There are too many beautiful papers and fabric to ever make the same book twice. The blank books I sell are carefully crafted to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing. I hope my books inspire people to fill the pages with thoughtful writing and drawings, whether that be detailed garden notes, poetry, or artful collages.

I happily accept custom book orders. Are you getting married, hosting a party, renting out a vacation home, need somewhere to collect well-wishes or bon voyage sentiments? Order a book for guests to sign. I love working with themes and color schemes.

I also take wholesale orders. Please contact me to discuss selling books in your gallery or shop and pricing.

Do you live in Maine or visit often? Purplebean Bindery books are sold around the state. Please check out my website for a list of local shops.
http://purplebeanbindery.com/

The Purplebean Bindery is a proud member of the Bookbinding Etsy Street Team and the Etsy Maine Team.

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