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Quill

Quill

This is a great little site about “Books before print.” It is co-authored by Erik Kwakkel, whom I must admit to having a little geek crush on. It is a wonderful resource for the beginner just looking to understand how books were made a millennium ago....
Coronation Book for Ivan and Matilde

Coronation Book for Ivan and Matilde

Now that it has been gifted, I can share with you my latest book. A Coronation Book for Ivan and Matilde, Tsar and Tsaritsa of the East Kingdom, in which we invited gentles to share their thoughts and well wishes for Them as they sat in State. I have known in my heart...
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...