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Re: [BKARTS] pocket sketchbook ideas

Hi, LeeAnne ... I'd love to see the picture ... sounds wonderful and
something I'd like to try with some untrasuede I have. Thanks! Laurie
----- Original Message -----
From: "LeeAnne Mallonee" <Lpmscribe@xxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 6:56 AM
Subject: Re: pocket sketchbook ideas

> kat--- i did a tiny replica ( not historically accurate but along the
> of...) of a medieval journal that monks used to carry hanging from their
> belts...  it's a longstitch binding;  the cover is suede and is long
enough that a
> flap wraps back over the front cover to protect the foreedge of the book.
> there's a long leather strap that can wrap several times around the book
> tuck into itself to keep it all closed. the suede seems to protect the
> well, but is very soft and flexible. mine is 3" x 4" closed, but it could
> made larger if you needed to.
> i have photos of it that i'll be happy to email to anyone who wants to see
> them...
> leeanne mallonee in sticky maine

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