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How to Bind a Girdle Book

How to Bind a Girdle Book

Here it is folks, my class on how to bind a girdle book. This is aimed at beginners, so please do try it, and let me know how it goes for you! I’ve had great success teaching this at Pennsic, Artisan’s Village, privately and elsewhere for a few years now....
Rory’s Vigil Book

Rory’s Vigil Book

A good friend and member of my household was elevated to the Chivalry at Ducal Challenge in September 2017.  He is a simple man and so I made a simple hardcover book. Vegetable dyed Hudson deer hide over oak boards with corners, linen thread binding 80# text weight...
Katheryn’s Vigil Book

Katheryn’s Vigil Book

Now that is has been gifted, I get to post about the vigil book I made for Katheryn Fontayne’s elevation to the Order of the Laurel. I knew right away that I wanted to use parchment over silk for the cover. I hemmed and hawed though at what to carve into it. In...