Today is all about the buttons! Putting those finishing touches on my Travel Journals for the Tokyo Art Book Fair this weekend. For every 5 buttons I sew, there is a small Pumpkin Kit Kat reward! Button, button, button, button, button, pumpkin kit kat, button, button, button…
I’ve been busy Longstitch Binding the last of my map-paged Travel Journals to be shown at the Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014. Special Thanks to Sea Lemon’s Longstitch Bookbinding tutorial on YouTube. Filmed using Hyperlapse. Came out blurrier than expected, sorry about that.
My largest piece in the Migration/Navigation art book series is just about done. So far the series includes Travel Journals, each with unique map pages, and mini art books called mamebons. I have also completed other map art books with Migration/Navigation themes such as, Route 66 and the Montgolfier Brothers hot air balloon. This largeContinue reading “Migration/Navigation Art Book Series – Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014”
Our group, Tokyo Art Byte Critique was accepted into the Zine’s Mate Tokyo Art Book Fair to be held Fri, Sept 19 – Sun, Sept 21. So we have jumped into high gear to create amazing book art work for you to stop by and enjoy! Yesterday, I got together with fellow Tokyo Art Byte Critique member LoriContinue reading “Tokyo Art Book Fair Preparations”
Got a lot done this weekend! In between my crochet projects and spring cleaning, I completed another hand-emboidered art book using modern flight maps and textured fabrics. Continuing my series of embellishing old world designs onto modern maps brought me to Paris and I remembered the Montgolfier Brothers are credited with the first manned flightContinue reading “Art Book: Hand-embroidered Map with Sequins!”
Finished my first mini Art Book! A nice little mamebon, which means bean-sized book in Japanese. At a small 6cm x 6cm when closed you can see how it compares to a 100yen coin: It opens to a length of 16cm… The mini modern map piece measures 10cm in diameter with the hand-embroideredContinue reading “Mamebon 豆本 – Mini Art Book”
This time I’ve chosen a modern map as a base for my latest Art Book, juxtaposing it with an old world theme titled, “The World is Flat.” *Update: The more pieces I complete in this project the more it speaks to me, whispering that this is not a good title. Words such as, migration, orContinue reading “Migration? Navigation? – Embroidery & Fabric Art Book”