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Re: [BKARTS] Book cloth in Seatte

Yes, you can buy small pieces of book cloth in art stores, but it costs
a lot for very small pieces.  Using sample swatches and ordering from
vendors who will cut 1-yard minimums, one can develop a nice inventory.
A yard would cost about the same as the 12-inch piece bought from an art

A better alternative to remnants would be to see whether a local binder
would sell a piece from their stock.   Or use regular sewing yard goods
and line the piece with japanese paper before making the cover.  There
are several methods for doing this outlined in the BookArts archive.

Eugene, OR

On Sunday, December 29, 2002, at 04:22 PM, Patricia Grass wrote:

> Gosh, you don't have to go all the way to Chicago or Santa Monica. from
> Seattle. There must be someplace in Seattle--have you tried the
> University
> Book Store? I thought I saw some when I was last there. Or you can come
> to
> the Portland, Oregon area. We don't stock large quantities but we do
> carry 12
> colors of Iris cloth and a few Japanese silk. We are hoping to get more
> in
> this January. Even Eugene, Oregon has two stores with bookcloth
> available.
> Patricia Grass
> Green Heron Book Arts

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